Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race
- Postcode: RH10 6YZ *
- Lat,Lng: 51.11151,-0.17363
- Grid Ref:
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* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.
Park O Series Info
Park-Os are friendly club events, usually in parks or school grounds, 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. Sprint courses are run or walked by any age group.
The Park-O series takes place in the early summer and is usually 6 events.
Directions / Parking
Park in the Hawth Theatre car park RH10 6YZ/grid ref TQ279262. From A2200 follow signs for Furnace Green then signs for Hawth Theatre.
Nearest train station Three Bridges. Exit the train station on the NW side and head SW on the A2200. At the Paymaster General's Roundabout (800m) turn S on to Hawth Avenue. At the next roundabout (300m) turn W into the Hawth Theatre car park.
Yellow (1.2km), Orange (2km), Sprint (3km).
£4 Sprint, £2 Orange, £2.00 Yellow. SO juniors free
Standard electronic punching (SI) chip hire is included in the entry fee. SIAC (contactless) 'dibbers' can be hired for £2
From 9:45 to 10:45
From 10:00 to 11:00 Courses close at 12:00
New Map April 2019
The Hawth Woods is sandwiched in the middle of The Hawth Theatre and Southgate Playing Fields. The woods were a site of great industry and the plethora of deep depressions were formed when iron ore was dug out during the Bronze Age and through into the Eighteenth Century. The woodland has an extensive network of large and small paths which makes it suitable for our less experienced competitors, whilst challenging for sprint orienteering.
We can have access to the toilets at The Hawth Theatre if it is open.
A Trail-O event will take place at the same time as the Park-O event.
Full leg cover and bramble bashers recommended. Please bring your own drinking water.
Contacts / Officials
Planner: Garry Greenstreet
Important Event Information
Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. Information about how to keep yourself and your children safe at an event can be found here.
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