Orienteers

On behalf of the North East Orienteering Association:

Market

October Odyssey Day One

Urban Races in Hexham
26th October 2019

Abbey

Photos:(Market) © Bill Boaden. Licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence Source:www.geograph.org.uk/5375631 & (Abbey) © Paul Buckingham. Source:www.geograph.org.uk/4017740

Update 31/8/19


Travel:The centre of Hexham lies on the A695 from Gateshead.
Very close are the A69 Newcastle to Carlisle and the A68 Darlington to Scotland trunk routes.
Good Rail (900 m) and Bus Services (500 m) serve the town. Walking route from Rail/Bus.
Event
Centre:Hexham Middle School: NE46 1BU ~ NY939637 Vehicle route from A695 or A69.
Parking:Within the school grounds as directed.
Registration:11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. within the school building.(Beaumont Gym).
Pre-entry:Please pre-order a map (stating event, entrant name, age, club (if any), course, numbers of membership & dibber (or hire)).
by 20/10/19 to guarantee your choice.
Fees:Pre-ordered payable on the day: £10.00 Senior (21+) (Courses 1 - 5) / £5.00 Junior (20-) / Student / Senior (Courses 6 - 7).
Email: Hexham Map or use the contact page of this website. Entry on the day subject to map availability.
Punching:SPORTident Electronic (SIAC enabled). Dibber hire (non-SIAC) £1 (£40 loss charge)
Starts:11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Courses close: 3:30 p.m.
Courses:For safety reasons, under 16s (by birthday) may only enter courses 6 or 7.

Class

Length

Climb ~ Scale
Format

Class

Length

Climb ~ Scale
Format

1

Senior Open

6.1 km.

160m ~ 1:5000
A3

5

Ultravet Women (W65+)
HyperVet Men (M75+)
HyperVet Women (W75+)

2.8 km.

55m ~ 1:4,000
A3

2

Vet Men (M40+)
Senior Women

5.6 km.

145m ~ 1:5,000
A3

6

Juniors (M/W16-)

2.8 km.

80m ~ 1:4,000
A3

3

Supervet Men (M55+)
Vet Women (W40+)

4.5 km.

115m ~ 1:5,000
A3

7

Young Juniors (M/W12-)

1.0 km.

30m ~ 1:2,500
A4

4

Ultravet Men (M65+)
Supervet Women (W55+)

3.2 km.

90m ~ 1:4,000
A3

 

 

 

 

Map:New map 2019 by Francis Shillitoe (NATO) ISSOM2007. Scales and format as above.
Terrain:Intricate alleyways in old town centre. Some parkland. Longer courses visit housing estates and terraces.
Facilities:School toilet.
OfficialsPlanner: Frank Shillitoe
Controller: Ray Barnes (NOC)
Organiser: Kim Sanderson (07905 600 155)
Safety:A risk assessment will be available at Registration.
Orienteering is an adventure sport. You take part at your own risk and are responsible for your own safety.
Please bring your own requirement of water.