Knole ParkSat 18 May

SEOA juniors team JIRC 2022
SEOA juniors team JIRC 2022
Credit: Will Heap

Orienteering Skills Session

Training level event

Explanation of event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun App.

Terrain type: Parkland & Woodland

Last updated: Mon 06 May, 2024

Overview

Brush up your Orienteering Skills at Knole Park. We have been invited to join the South East Junior Squad's training session at Knole. There will be the usual range of drills to practise as well as a host of top quality coaching. This is open to both adult and junior Saxons. 

Location Info

Near: Sevenoaks
Lat,Lng: 51.25848,0.22312
What3Words: glow.club.wheels

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Directions / Parking

Roadside parking along Fawke Wood Road to the East of Knole Park. W3W///glow.club.wheels

Public Transport Options

Train or bus to Sevenoaks. Ask another attendee for a lift. 

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Parkland and woods.

Course Information

Following a warm up, participants will be coached through a series of orienteering drills. These will either be undertaken alone or in a pair (for the adults), in conjunction with parts of the SEJS squad, or with shadowing from adult helpers (younger juniors).

Bring a picnic lunch.

A fun race-orientated exercise will follow lunch. Finish about 15:30.

It is possible to break off at lunch of those short of time or energy.

Read more about Course lengths and Difficulty here

Entry Details

Please email me as soon as possible but no later than the 15th May if you're interested.

Registration and Start times

Meet at 10:15 for 10:30 start sharp.

Facilities

None.

Dog restrictions

No Dogs

Contacts / Officials

Lead Coach

Nearest A&E Hospital

NHS Urgent care search

Safety Notes

Please watch out for traffic on arrival. Please congregate behind the big gate entrance to the park.

There are deer in the woods. Please check yourself for ticks on departure.