Friday 3 April
Day 1: Sprint at Lancaster University
Organiser: Tony Marlow assisted by Martyn Roome, South Ribble OC
Planners: David & Miriam Rosen, South Ribble OC
Controller: Mike Richardson (Deeside OC) assisted by John Britton (Manchester & District OC)
IOF World Ranking Event
IOF adviser: Mike Forrest
With wonderful views of mountains and sea yet only 5 minutes drive from the M6, Lancaster University is one of England’s top campuses and is almost like a small town in its own right.
The essence of the sprint will be complicated urban campus through paved walkways, winding steps, dead ends, uncrossable walls and urban shrubberies. Expect surprise and route choice around every tight corner!
And you can enjoy the Trail Orienteering version of sprint with a TempO event against the clock, open to all.
Important note re accommodation at Lancaster University
Competitors may stay at the Lancaster House Hotel, which is on the Lancaster University campus, on the night of Thursday 2 April, as long as they do not go on to the campus. However, competitors may not stay at any of the halls of residence on campus, because of the embargo on access to the competition area.
Walk from car parking to Arena: On hard roads and a maximum of 1.7k, 20 minutes maximum
Walk from Arena to Start: 1k on paved roads and a small section on grass track, allow 10 minutes
Finish: at Arena
Dogs: On leads in close proximity to your car only - please clear up fter your dog.
Start Times: 12:00-16:00
M/W10 and Novice course participants (and, where applicable, their parents) should be aware that their courses on Day 1 at Lancaster University are planned in accordance with the Competiton Rule as technical difficulty 2 (yellow standard) courses. No technical difficulty 1 (White standard) courses will be available on Day 1.
Day 1 Course Details
|Length, k||Climb, m||Controls||Control Description
|1||M21E M20E M18E||3||4.1||20||26||192|
|2||W21E W20E W18E||3||3.7||20||23||174|
|3||M35 M40 Men Open||3||3.7||20||22||168|
|9||M60 Women Open||3||3.0||20||21||162|
|13||M70 W55 W60||3||2.6||20||16||132|
|14||M75 M80 M85 M90
W65 W70 W75 W80 W85 W90
|16||M10 W10 Novice||2||1.6||15||21||162|