SOUTH RIBBLE ORIENTEERING CLUB

 

FORTHCOMING ORIENTEERING

EVENTS IN THE LOCAL AREA

 

 

Orienteering is one of the fastest growing sports in Britain, which combines cross country running (or walking) with navigation, using a compass & specially drawn map.

 

South Ribble Orienteering Club the orienteering club for Preston, Lancaster & the surrounding area, will be hosting the following events this spring / early summer incorporating the summer club league:

 

Date

Venue

Courses

Sun 5th June 2005

10.30-12.30

Lancaster University,

Nr Lancaster GR SD 485 575

Orange, red, medium and long technical (these 2 normal courses, as technically as hard as possible)

Wed 8th June 2005

6.30-7.30

Worden Park,

Leyland GR SD 542 212

Yellow, Orange, and a Head-to-head multi loop race for the experienced

Wed 15th June 2005

6.30-7.30

Williamson Park,

Lancaster GR SD 488 612

Orange, Red and technical score course

Sun 19th June 2005

10.30-12.30

Beacon Fell,

Nr Garstang GR SD 564 425

Orange, Red, Green (medium, difficult) and Blue (longer, difficult)

Wed 29th June 2005

6.30-7.30

Witton Park,

Blackburn GR SD 662 272

Orange, Red and technical score course

 

Courses suitable for both newcomers to the sport and more experienced orienteers.

 

Cost: Wednesday events: 2 seniors / 1 juniors

Sunday events: 3.50 seniors / 1.50 juniors

 

What to bring: A compass if you have one, outdoor clothes inc. a cagoule if it is wet (no shorts) & a pair of trainers

 

To find out more visit www.sroc.org or contact:

 

Sarah Fulwood 01524 61770

 

Martyn Roome 01995 603885