CLOK logo Cleveland Orienteering Klub
invites you to the NE Night Orienteering Championships in
Errington Woods
on Saturday 23rd February 2019
CLOK logo
Location:

Parking will be in the Errington Woods public car park.

The entrance to the car park is at grid reference NZ 617200.  The nearest postcode is TS11 8EE.

Click on the link to see a map.  You can zoom in (and, optionally, switch to Satellite mode) to see the details of the final approach to the event.  You can also get directions if you specify your starting location.

If coming from the west, go past the Wilton chemical works and continue on the A174 towards Saltburn.  The event will be signed from the roundabout at grid reference NZ 609223.  Turn right (i.e. south) and go up the hill and across a crossroads.  The entrance to the car park is on the left, just before the road takes a sharp right at the top of the hill.

Terrain:

Errington Woods is a well established wood with a substantial path / track network, steep-sided slopes and many varied features.

This wood is used by many local people from the Marske area, and runners should take this into consideration whilst taking part in the event.

PLEASE NOTE that whistles are compulsory and, depending on the weather conditions, cagoules may be compulsory.  Please come prepared.

Courses:

To be eligible for the NE Championships, you need to enter the appropriate course for your age class as per the table below.

If you wish to "run up" please declare this at Registration, specifying the age class you would like to be competitive in.

  Course     Length     Climb   Technical
difficulty
Men's classes Women's classes
A 4.8 km 140m 4 Open, Vets (M40+)  
B 4.3 km 135m 4 Super Vets (M55+) Open, Vets (W40+)
C 3.5 km 110m 4 Ultra Vets (M65+) Super Vets (W55+)
D 2.7 km 80m 4 M16-   W16-, Ultra Vets (W65+)  
E 2.2 km 80m 2   Young Juniors (M14-)   Young Juniors (W14-);

Note: Course E is suitable for beginners.

Map:

Scale 1:7,500   Size A4  Redrawn by Paul Taylor in 2018.  The courses will be overprinted on the maps, which will be printed on waterproof paper.

The control descriptions will be printed on the maps, and separate loose copies will be available.

Punching system:

SPORTident electronic punching will be used.

The control boxes will be activated to enable SIAC cards to operate in touch-free mode ..... but please note that you will need to punch the old-fashioned way at the Start and Finish.

SI-cards will be available for hire on the day at a cost of £1 each.  Please look after your hired SI card as there will be a £40 charge for any lost SI-card.

Registration: 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Starts: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.         Courses close at 8:15 p.m.
Fees:
Seniors:£7.00   (£2 surcharge for non-members of British Orienteering)
Juniors / Students    £2.00 

Please help us by bringing the correct change.

Facilities:

Toilet near Registration.   First aid at Registration.

No drinks will be provided.  Please bring your own refreshments.

Dogs: Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the car park, but are not allowed out on to the courses.
Officials:
Organiser:  Joe Trigg   01642-279668 or 07903-468864
Planner:  Dennis Hooton
Controller:  Charles Mayes
First Aider:  Joe Trigg
Safety:

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the Organiser, but please remember that competitors take part at their own risk.  Orienteering is an adventure sport – your safety while orienteering is your own responsibility.

Whistles are compulsory and will be checked at the start.

Depending on the weather conditions, cagoules may be compulsory.  Please come prepared, and look out for signs near Registration.

If you have a relevant medical condition please complete form at Registration.

Lone drivers: Please leave labelled car keys at registration.

Please make sure that you download even if you do not complete your course.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and you have not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

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