Canterbury Urban

City Of Canterbury

Sun 27 Sep 2015

SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2015   

Type of event: National, Urban
Type of terrain: Urban

Info updated: Wed 7 Oct

Results

Pre Event Info

Saxons Orienteering Club invites you to the CITY OF CANTERBURY URBAN EVENT a British Orienteering Level B Ranking event and qualifier for the Southern England Orienteering Urban League (SEOUL) Come and enjoy a run in a City dating from Roman times, with a historic quarter, city walls and Gates, urban parklands and gardens  

Location

Nearest town: Canterbury

Course Information

Open (16 – 35), Veteran (40+), Super Veteran (55+) and Ultra Veteran (65+) in both Mens and Womens categories. 

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.

Important Information

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.

Ticks and Lyme Disease: Ticks are common in areas where we go orienteering, more information about ticks.

Training and help is available from qualified coaches. Please contact the organiser.

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