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Manchester & District
Orienteering Club

Spring Series 2 - Sale Water Park

and surrounding area

Park event with urban extension.

Sat 28th Jan 2017

Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Parkland, Urban
Info updated: 30th Jan

Results

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Sale

Directions / Parking

Signed from roundabout under M60 junction 6

Registration & Start Times

Register 10.15 to 11.15, Starts 10.45 to 11.30. Fee £3/1.50.
Free SI-dibber hire (but £30 if not returned)

Course Information

White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green within the park, plus Long Light Green course using surrounding urban area for those wanting a longer run (over 16s only)

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: River Edis-Smith
Organiser: Peter Ross

Series Co-ordinator: Alison Doyle

Enquiries to 

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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