Sunday 19th May 2019

Regional Races at Druridge Bay

Update 11/4/19

Photos: © Copyright (Lake) Magheach-gheal ~ (Dunes) J.Thomas
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Suitable event for newcomers as well as established orienteers

Location: Druridge Bay Country Park and Dunes near Amble.Readily accessible from the A189/A1068
Travel:Signed from A1068 (also brown tourist information sign – Druridge Bay Country Park) 4 km north of Widdrington NU 259001
X18 from Haymarket 09.18 via Regent Centre & Morpeth. (Journey 1 hr.) to Red Row Market Place. 2.0 km via E.Chevington Reserve. Walking route
Car park: As directed within the Country Park. Postcode (Visitor Centre) NE61 5BX ~ First hour free (show ticket) ,£1.60 up to 2 hrs.; £3.00 for 2+ hrs.
Entry:Senior (M/W21+) £7.00 ~ Juniors (M/W20-) £2.00
Leaders of groups (scouts/schools) please notify the organiser in advance so that enough maps are printed.
Registration:10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon
Starts:10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Courses Close: 2:30 p.m.
Punching:SportIdent Electronic. Dibber hire £1 Loss charge £40
Courses:Brown (), Blue (), Green (), Short Green ()
Light Green (), Orange (), Yellow (), White ()
Map: 1:7500, 2.5m contours Waterproof Paper.
Terrain:Intricate dunes and easier terrain in country park
Dogs:Under close control.
Facilities: Toilets and café at Visitor Centre
Officials Planner: Willard Wright
Controller: Katherine Brown
Organiser: Helen Rafferty ~ 01661 852603 (answer machine) or 07583774883
Safety:Remember you Orienteer at your own risk
Please bring your own requirement of water.
A whistle should be carried, otherwise officials reserve the right to deny entry.
Report to the finish even if you do not complete your course.
A risk assessment will have been carried out to minimise risks.
Orienteering is an adventure sport, so have concern for your own safety.

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