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Event Details

Sunday 8 March 2020 Linacre EM League

Flier/Final Details: http://www.derwentvalleyorienteers.org.uk/details/Linacre 2020 Flyer_Details_v2.pdf
Event Area:
C (Regional)
Event Type: Cross Country
Event Style: Classic
Planner: Murray White
Controller: Colin Drury (SYO)
Organiser: Malcolm Spencer - Contact: 07810 525939
Grid Ref.: SK355730 view in Streetmap (opens in new window)
Postcode: S41 8XP
Nearest Town: Chesterfield
String Course:
No string course available
Closed Event?:
Night Event?:
Parking: Parking and Registration are at Holmebrook Valley Park, Water Meadow Lane, Chesterfield S41 8XP. Parking is free. There may be football matches taking place so car park may be busy. In the event of the car park becoming full please park courteously on the approach road or adjacent housing estate. Competitors will be transferred to competition area by minibus.
Toilets: Holmebrook Valley Park Sports Pavilion, also further toilets 150mts from minibus drop off point at Linacre Reservoirs
Notes: Due to a lack of parking at Linacre competitors will be transferred to and from the Linacre Reservoirs by minibuses running from 1000-1430. The journey is only 2.2 miles and about 10 minutes duration. The minibuses will leave from the upper car park area. There will be a DVO helpers at pick up and drop off points. There will be a clothing dump at the Linacre drop off. This is a public area and item are left at your own risk.

Registration and Download will be in the Community Room in the Sports Pavilion. You must visit download even if you retire or miss the cut of time ( course closes at 1430) to prevent unnecessary searches being instigated.

Courses ( subject to final controlling )
Sh Green133.1km80m
Lt Green123.4km105m
Courses: White; Yellow; Orange; Light Green; Short Green; Green; Blue; Brown;
Si: Yes - Card Hire at Registration: £1.00 - Juniors free Contactless SI will be enabled - Contactless Card Hire also at Registration: £2.00
Fees: Adults on Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue or Brown £9 ( members of British Orienteering) £11 non members. (Adults on White,Yellow, Orange £5). Children and Students £4
Registration Times: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 noon
Start Times: 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Courses Close: 1430
Meeting Times: N/A
Dogs: On lead only
Beginners: Beginners are welcome. Please arrive early so that you can get advice from an experienced orienteer.
Groups: If you intend to come to our event as part of a large group, eg Youth group, Scouts, Cubs, Athletic or running club, it would be helpful to let the Organiser know in advance. This ensures we can have enough maps available for you and avoid disappointment.