Level of event: Regional
Type of event: Race
- Postcode: H17 6QH *
- Lat,Lng: 51.04702,-0.11739
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* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.
Pre event info
Rivers Wood middle distance race is set in the Sussex Ouse Valley. The map is newly surveyed for the weekend.
This event incorporates the South East Middle Distance Championships.
Sunny Sussex Weekend Series Info
A weekend of orienteering in the High Weald area of Mid Sussex where you can take part in a middle distance at Rivers Wood, sprint at Goffs Park and a long distance event at Worth Lodge, all within 8km of Crawley. Pre-enter all three events and receive a £3 discount per senior. See Event Flyer.
Directions / Parking
Details to follow
Middle distance: Black (M18 M20-40); Brown (M16 M45-50 W18 W20-40); Blue (M55-60 W45-50); Green (M65-75 W16 W55-60); Short green (W65-75 W80+ M80+), Light green (M14 W14); Orange (M12 W12); Yellow (M10 W10); White; String course.
To be competitive in the South East Middle Distance Champs you need to be a member of the South East Orienteering Association and enter your age-specific course.
Enter online at Fabian4
To be competitive in the South East Middle Distance Champs, please enter the age-class specific course (see course information).
To 29/04/18: BOF seniors £8, Other seniors £10, SO juniors free, Other juniors £3.
To 06/05/18: BOF seniors £9.50, Other seniors £11.50, SO juniors free, Other juniors £3.
EOD: BOF seniors £11, Other seniors £13, SO juniors free, Other juniors £3.
EOD White, yellow & orange: BOF seniors £5, Other seniors £7.
£3 discount for seniors entering all three events
Electronic punching (SI) chips are available to hire.
SIAC (contactless): £2, non-SIAC (not contactless) £1 per day
11:30 - 13:00
12:00 to 13:30 Courses close 15:00
Extended mapped area of Rivers Wood - some not used for Orienteering for nearly 20 years, some completely new to the sport.
This varied area comprises of broad-leaf woodland and farmland. The woodland is undulating with an extensive but irregular path network.
Ultrasport Clothing and Equipment, String course for children, Toilets
Local attractions include the Bluebell Railway, Tilgate Park with GoApe and Nature Centre, Borde Hill Garden, Wakehurst botanic garden, Nymans NT and Standen NT, http://www.highweald.org.
Contacts / Officials
Planner: Peter Chapman
Organiser: Anna Chapman
Controller: Paul Todd LOK
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.
Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.
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