Chorley Urban Event

Saturday 3rd November 2012

AREA                                A Classic mixture of Urban areas, mature woodlands and Parkland run on the map last used for the British Elite Sprint Championships 2010

ENTRY                                             If Possible please PRE-ENTER THROUGH Fabian4. No late entries please there will be Entry on the Day (EOD) at Registration (2 surcharge), but only until all.   maps are sold

FEES:                                              Seniors (21 and Over)   9 (BOF Members with Card 7)   Juniors/Students 4.00  SI E-card HIRE   1    Lost E-cards 30

CLOSING DATE:                           SUN October 28th 2012.  No Late Entries, please.  Enter on the Day instead, but there will be a 2.00 surcharge for EOD

REGISTRATION & ENQUIRIES:  Astley Hall, Hall Gate, Chorley PR7 1NP

CAR PARKING:                            Woodlands College, Southport Road Chorley PR7 1NB GR SD 571 178                   


START TIMES                             12.30 14.30

COURSE CLOSING TIME:        16.00 (Determined by Sunset!)

NB (1) late Starters only get 90 mins running time. The slow should go for middle or early start.


Course No.

Straight Line Distance   (approx.)

Age Classes For North West Urban League



M open (over 16 on day) M18, M20, M21, M35




M Veteran, M40,M45,M50 :

W Open (Over 16 on the day),W18, W20, W21, W35



M SuperVeteran M55, M60    :

W Veteran W40, W45, W50



M Ultraveteran M65, M70, M75, M80 :

W Superveteran W55, W60



W Ultraveteran W65, W70, W75, W80




M Junior (Over 11 on the day) M16, M14, M12  :


W Junior (Over 11 on the day) W16, W14, W12



M Junior Under 11 and W Junior Under 11 (For both of these may be accompanied  by an adult but will entirely within the park)


PLEASE NOTE:  Courses A E will cross numerous un-marshalled public roads, some of them quite busy. In order to comply with insurance requirements, all competitors on courses A E must be ADULTS ie  be 16 or over on the day of the race. Juniors may only run on Courses F & G see below.  All Competitors take part at their own risk and will be responsible for their own safety at all times, including when crossing roads.  

ADULTS may run any course they choose, but for NWUL points must run in (or up) a class. M/W16s aged 16 or over on the day of the race may run up OR run course F competitively as they wish.

JUNIORS under 16 years old on the day of the race MUST run their correct Course.

Course F will not cross roads with significant traffic, unless by compulsory use of an underpass.

Course G. Will take place entirely within Astley Park and will not go near any roads

FINAL DETAILS are available here.

START TIMES should be published Tuesday evening 30th October.

MAP: ISSOM map at a scale of 1:5000, 2.5m contours. Survey by Peel Land Surveys, 2010.  Updated Bob Nash 2012

Competitors are advised to acquaint themselves with ISSOM symbols with particular reference to those for Out Of Bounds and Forbidden to Cross. A concise version prepared by Simon Errington is available here:


Organiser: Tony Marlow

Planner:     Bob Nash

Controller: Mike Ormerod



Last Updated : 31.10.12