Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race
Planners Comments - Steve & Jill Blount
Many thanks to all the club members (we counted 15) who helped with the event today.
Devil's Dyke provides the club with the opportunity to orienteer on the South Downs surrounded by stunning views. We hope you enjoyed it.
Steve & Jill
Is a web app for sharing and comparing orienteering routes. You can draw your own route or upload a GPS track from your watch. It also allows you to watch an animated replay with a simulated mass start.
SOG Series Info
SOGs are friendly club events where children and newcomers are very welcome. Yellow and Orange courses are suitable for children to run on their own with a bit of practice. Adults are welcome to shadow children until they are confident to go on their own. Green and Blue courses are run or walked by any age group - you can race competitively or just enjoy the woodland.
There are two series of events - autumn and spring of approximately 8 events each. Electronic timing (SI) is used.
Help on the day always appreciated.
Nearest town: Brighton
- Postcode: BN1 8YJ *
- Grid Ref: TQ259111
- Google Map
- Streetmap (OS 50k)
- Bing Map (OS 50k)
* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.
Directions / Parking
From the A27 follow signs for Devil’s Dyke. Grid Reference TQ259111. Postcode BN1 8YJ. Parking £3.00 (NT members free with parking permit). Self parking, please park considerately.
Brighton train station then bus 77 to Devils Dyke Hotel.
Yellow 1.4km (40m), Orange 2.5km (75m), Green 3.3km (110m), Blue 5.1km (250m), Score 20 controls.
SO members fees: SO Seniors £5.00, SO Juniors free.
Non member fees: Seniors £6.00, Juniors £2.50. Extra maps 50p.
Electronic punching (SI) chips are available to hire. SIAC (contactless): £2, non-SIAC (not contactless) £1
9:45 to 10:45
10:00 to 11:00. Courses close at 12:30.
Yellow course 1:5000, 09/2017
Orange, Green, Blue courses 1:10000, 09/2017
A Southdowns summit with steep slopes and panoramic views. A mix of rough grassland, woodland and scattered thickets/trees. The blue course will cross steep slopes and be rough underfoot in places.
Pub & toilet.
Leg cover recommended. This is a busy area used by dog walkers, mountain bikers and paragliders, please run considerately.
Contacts / Officials
Planner: Steve & Jill Blount