Enter University campus at the South Gate from the city-bound side of the University Boulevard. If approaching from the east follow sign left to the Science Park and Tennis Centre then turn right onto the city-bound carriageway.
Nearest Postcode for SatNav: (of necessity may not be very close)
Lakeside Arts Centre car parks. When full park in nearby University car parks. See map on our Facebook page for parking areas.
Beginners: ... help here
This event is suitable for beginners.
Beginner courses are always Entry-On-Day - there is no pre-booking.
You only need to come prepared for a walk or run in the park/woods.
We like to help newcomers to get started. Please email to let us know
that you are coming and we will allocate someone to help you.
13.00 - 14.00
13.00 - 14.30 Courses close at 3pm.
Leafy University campus with adjacent inner city parkland. More grass underfoot than hard surface.
Courses Overprinted on Waterproof paper
Dogs permitted on a lead
Public Toilet block within 250m of parking
There will be four courses: Introductory in the park for newcomers, Introductory Urban 1.5km amongst the University buildings for newcomers or as a 'sprint' for club orienteers and two longer courses using the University campus 2.2 and 2.4 km for more experienced orienteers. It will be possible to do 2 courses in the afternoon - no charge for your 2nd course!
Sport Ident electronic timing will be used and individual results will be printed when a course is completed.
Results will go on the club web site after the event.
Traffic speed on the campus is restricted but take care crossing roads and parking areas.
Competitors take part at their own risk.
It is recommended that whistles are carried.
Once you have started a course it is a rule that you don't leave the event without reporting to a download official even if you retire.
The Competitor Safety Slip can be downloaded and brought to registration
if you wish to leave medical or emergency contact details. You may place in a sealed envelope. The slip will be only accessible to the organiser or first aiders and will be destroyed after the event.
Adults - £5
Students - £3
Juniors - £3
- Hilary Palmer