CLOK logo Cleveland Orienteering Klub
invites you to a Regional Event (Level C) at
Cod Beck & Scarth Wood Moor
on Sunday 10th December 2017
CLOK logo
Location:

The event will take place in the woods and on the moorland around Cod Beck Reservoir near Osmotherley, which is easily accessible from the A19.  Parking will be along the Drovers' Road.  AFter turning into the Drovers' Road at grid reference SE 473972 please continue along the road until you are met by a parking attendant who will direct you where to turn before parking.

Click on the link to see a map.  You can zoom in (and, optionally, switch to Satellite mode) to see the details of the final approach to the event.  You can also get directions if you specify your starting location.

The event will be signed from the centre of Osmotherley at grid reference SE 456972.  If coming into Osmotherley from the A19, turn right (south) at the T-junction in Osmotherley, then fork left, go down and then up a hill and turn left into the Drover's Road just before "Chequers" (postcode DL6 3QB).

Assembly will be at grid reference SE 473983 on the North York Moors map OL 26.

Terrain:

Mixed woodland around Cod Beck reservoir and open moorland with contour and rock features.

The Yellow and Orange courses are mainly in the woodland.  The other courses start and finish in the woodland but are mainly on moorland.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the time of year whistles will be compulsory at this event.  Waterproof jackets may be made compulsory on the day depending on weather conditions.  Look out for signs in the Assembly Area.

Courses: Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue and Brown
Map:

Scale 1:10,000 with 5m contours.     A4 size     Redrawn and updated for this event by Paul Taylor.  The courses will be overprinted on the maps, which will be printed on waterproof paper.

The Short Green and longer courses visit a detailed quarry area which will be printed at 1:5,000 scale as an inset on the event map.

Punching system:

SPORTident electronic punching will be used.

SI-cards will be available for hire on the evening at a cost of £1 each.  Please look after your hired SI card as there will be a £40 charge for any lost SI-card.

Registration: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ..... but see below for special arrangements for helpers and people needing split starts.
Starts:

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.         Courses close at 1:30 p.m.

There is a 10 minute 900 metres gently downhill walk to the start.

Please note the shorter start time interval and earlier course closing time.  Because of the time of year and lower numbers expected we are trialling this new system at this event.

Helpers and those needing split starts:  Please arrive early, register before 10 a.m. and start promptly at 10 a.m.

Fees:
Seniors:£7.00   (£2.00 supplement for non-members of British Orienteering)
Juniors / Students / unwaged:     £2.00 

Please help us by bringing the correct change.

Facilities:

Toilet in the Assembly Area.

Please bring your own water for after your run.

Hot drinks and mince pies will be available at download.  Donations to NE Junior Squad funds will be gratefully received.

Dogs: Well behaved dogs are welcome in the Assembly Area, but are not allowed out on to the courses.
Officials:
Organiser:  Carolyn Rigby
Planner:  Paul Thornton
Controller:  Duncan Archer
Safety:

You must carry a whistle while participating in this event.

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the Organiser, but please remember that competitors take part at their own risk.  Orienteering is an adventure sport – your safety while orienteering is your own responsibility.

If you have a relevant medical condition please complete form at Registration.

Lone drivers: Please leave labelled car keys at registration.

Please make sure that you download even if you do not complete your course.

Insurance: Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and you have not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

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