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Manchester & District
Orienteering Club

Spring Series 4 - Reddish Vale

and Tiviot Dale with urban link

Park event with urban extension.

Sat 05th Mar 2016

Type of event: Local-(D)
Type of terrain: Parkland, Urban
Info updated: 05th Mar

Results

Pre Event Info

Location

Nearest town: Stockport

Directions / Parking

Signed east from B6167, just south of Reddish South Station. Parking is quite tight so please share cars if possible.

Registration & Start Times

Register between 10.00 and 11.00. Starts 10.30 to 11.15.

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.

Entry Details

Fee: Seniors £3 / Juniors £1.50. Free SI-dibber hire (but £30 if not returned)

Facilities

The Visitor Centre cafe will be open for hot drinks and snacks.

Dogs allowed?

On leads at all times

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Alison Doyle
Planner: Alan Ogden

Series Co-ordinator: Clare Griffin

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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