Autumn Urban Sprint Series, Events/Results

Autumn Urban Sprint Series 2018

UrbanBrickWall0544590One course of TD3 (Orange) standard about 3 – 4km long in streets and parks.

Make sure you know what Out of Bounds and uncrossable i.e. “forbidden to cross” walls/fences look like on these ISSOM maps – PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT THIS GUIDE. Uncrossable means forbidden to cross as we don’t have permission for you to do so. If in doubt and the wall/fence/piece of land you’re about to cross looks private then show some respect and don’t do it!

By popular request, here’s a guide to the control descriptions courtesy of the Irish Orienteering Association. Column D shows you what you’re looking for (in urban racing, there’ll be a lot of tree, hedge, fence, steps, building, wall, manmade feature) and column G shows you where the flag is on the feature (especially useful when working out which side of an uncrossable fence you need to be for example.)

Reg/starts 18:00 18:30ish,  £4 Senior, £2 Junior/Student
Courses close 19:30
(that means be back at registration to hand in your brikke by 19:35 please)
Times are a bit earlier than Summer Series to catch the light but you still might want a torch for the last couple if the weather’s gloomy.

Juniors under 16 should be accompanied by an adult (to comply with BOF insurance requirements).

Wed 22nd Aug  Duthie Park*
Wed 29th Aug   Seaton Park     spoke.risky.darker
Wed 5th Sept    Westburn & Victoria Parks
Wed 12th Sept  Westhill     parking/reg location TBCBalgowniel
Sat 15th Sept    SOUL Balgownie/Danestone
Wed 19th Sept  Aberdeen Uni Kings Campus   parking/reg location TBC

Click on the area name above to link through to a map showing the parking/reg location (*what3words codes).
Some are still TBC so check nearer the time before you set out.




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