Twin Peak 2019 - Day 2 - Stockport Urban
Complex town centre including newly mapped area to the west.
Sun 10th Nov 2019
Type of event: Regional, Urban
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 01st Sep
Pre Event Info
- Twin_Peak_2019_Pre_entry_information.pdf (updated 01/09/2019)
Safety Note: It is advised that competitors wear highly visible clothing.
Stockport Town Centre Mersey Square, Stockport SK1 1NP O/S Grid SJ893903
Nearest town: Stockport
- Grid Ref: SJ893903
- Postcode: SK1 1NP
- Latitude: 53.40977
- Longitude: -2.16206
- Google Map
- Streetmap (OS 50k)
- Bing Map (OS 50k)
Directions / Parking
Stockport Town Centre Car parks (20p an hour) - Heaton Lane car park and Red Rock car parks are the nearest.
Camper Vans and high vehicles: Street parking only.
Public Transport: Train: Stockport Station then 400m walk.
Bus: any route to Stockport Bus station then 100m walk.
Registration & Start Times
Start Times: 11:15 to 13:00 (Late start time due to Remembrance Day events near Town Hall)
Starts: Provisionally, Main start: up to 1km and up to 25m climb. M/W16- provisionally same start .
Finish within 100m of assembly.
Standard UK urban league classes
|Course No||Suggested Men's Classes||Course Name||Suggested Women's Classes||Course Name||Provisional length: Straight line (km)||Provisional length: Optimum route (km)||Anticipated winning time (min)|
Juniors under 16 on the day can only enter course 6.
Juniors M/W12- MUST be accompanied by an Adult.
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.
Enter online via Fabian4: www.fabian4.co.uk
Online entries close midnight Monday 4th November.
Fees: Senior £8, Junior £4
Adult Non BOF members: £2 surcharge
EOD Adult surcharge: £2
SI Punching: Contactless punching will be enabled.
Standard SI cards are available for hire @ £1 per day (Lost cards £30.00)
For Pre entry only: SIAC cards are available for hire @ £2.50 per day (Lost cards £70.00)
EOD available subject to surcharges as above and subject to availability of maps.
SIAC cards will NOT be available for EOD.
Changes: Changes after Monday 4th November ONLY allowed on the day at £2 surcharge.
Complex Town centre with many steep alleyways and irregular street pattern, plus newly mapped area to the West including small park and many streets and alleyways.
Map: 1:5000 Urban map
Public Toilets are nearby and open from 10am onwards.
There are many eating places in the Town Centre.
On leads at Assembly only.
Contacts / Officials
Enquiries to the Twin Peak Co-ordinator:
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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