Sunny Sussex Weekend 2019West AngmeringSun 19 May, 2019

Near: Arundel
Level of event: National
Type of event: Race

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

Pre event info

Long Distance National Event & SE League

Sunny Sussex Weekend 2019 Series Info

A weekend of orienteering in the South Downs National Park, centred around the historic town of Arundel. Take part in a high energy middle distance race at Rewell SW and Quarry. Head over to Arundel for the evening urban race and finish the weekend off with a long distance national event at the newly mapped West Angmering. Pre-enter all three events and receive a £3 discount per adult. The weekend coordinator is Anna Chapman.

Directions / Parking

The event will be signposted from the A27 at the Crossbush Roundabout. Please approach the event along Blakehurst Lane, turning left off the A27 duel-carriageway heading Eastbound. If you are travelling West along the A27 from Brighton/Worthing, please go all the way to the Crossbush Roundabout and travel back along the A27 Eastbound prior to turning left onto Blakehurst Lane. When you leave the event, please follow the signs to indicate whether you are going to travel East or West along the A27. Access to the parking is along a single track road off Blakehurst Lane. Please drive along this track at no more than 20mph.

Course Information

Competitors can run any course they want to but please note:

  • This is a South East League event and competitors that run "down" i.e. a shorter or easier course than their recommended age class will only score a proportion of the points available, had they run the recommended course or a higher one.
  • There are prizes for the combined results from Rewell Quarry and West Angmering. Competitors will be eligible if they run their recommended age class or run "up" i.e. a longer course. Prizes will be awarded for the first three combined results in each of the following age groups: M/W 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20-40, 45-50, 55-60, 65-75, 80+

Black 12.7km 140m climb M21

Brown 11.2km 110m climb (M35-40)

Short Brown 8.9km 110m climb (M18-20, M45-50, W21, M21S)

Blue 7km 80m climb (M16, M55-60, W35-40, M35S-40S)

Short Blue 5.8km 80m climb (M65, W18-20, W45-50, M18S-20S, M45S-50S, W21S)

Green 4.6km 60m climb (M70, W16, W55-60, M55S-60S, W35S-40S)

Short Green 3.6km 45m climb (M75-90, W65-70, M65S, W18-20S, W45-50S)

Very Short Green 3.3km 30m climb (W75-90, M70S-M85S, W55S-70S)

Light Green 3.7km 50m climb (M14, W14, M16B, W16B)

Long Orange 5.8km 55m climb (Adult Novice)

Orange 3km 35m climb M12, W12, M14B, W14B

Yellow 2.4km 25m climb M10, W10

White 2.1km 25m climb M10B, W10B

Children’s String Course

SPORTident timing will be in use. The controls will be enabled for contactless punching but will work as normal for those that don’t have a SIAC dibber. Contactless dibbers (SIAC) can be hired for £2/day. Normal dibber (SI) hire charge £1/day.

Entry Details

Online entry now open through Fabian.

First entry deadline 5th May 2019*

Seniors light green to black (British Orienteering Member) £11.00
Seniors light green to black (Non-member) £13.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (British Orienteering Member) £5.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (Non-member) £7:00
SO Juniors Free
Other juniors £3.00**

Second entry deadline 12th May 2019*

Seniors light green to black (British Orienteering Member) £13.00
Seniors light green to black (Non-member) £15.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (British Orienteering Member) £5.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (Non-member) £7:00
SO Juniors Free
Other juniors £3.00**

Entry on the day (subject to map availability)

Seniors light green to black (British Orienteering Member) £15.00
Seniors light green to black (Non-member) £17.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (British Orienteering Member) £5.00
Seniors white, yellow, orange and long orange (Non-member) £7:00
SO Juniors Free
Other juniors £3.00

*Discount for pre-entry to all three Sunny Sussex events £3 per senior.
** Family rates for pre-entry capped at the rate of 2 adults plus 1 child.

Registration

Entry on the day 9:30am to 11:30am

Start Times

10am to 12noon. Courses close 2pm Start is 300m from assembly. Finish is in the assembly area.

Map Details

New map in 2019 by Dave Peel at 1:10,000 with 5m contours

Terrain Description

Semi-mature beech woodland set in the heart of the South Downs National Park.

Dog restrictions

Dogs allowed in assembly area, but not on the course please.

Facilities

Running kit trader - Ultrasport, food provided by Tom's catering, toilets.

Miscellaneous

Based around historic Arundel, with its Medieval Castle, Wildfowl and Wetland Centre, boating on the River Arun and plentiful inns and cafes. Tourist information can be found here. Camping and caravan options can be found here.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Ralph Phillips

Organiser: Jennie Warner

Controller: Kieran Devine

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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Photo Gallery

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National event assembly field

National event assembly field

Angmering Estate

Angmering Estate

Semi-mature runnable beech forest

Semi-mature runnable beech forest

Large depression at West Angmering

Large depression at West Angmering

West Angmering Beech Forest

West Angmering Beech Forest

Spring flowers at West Angmering

Spring flowers at West Angmering

The run in

The run in