Sunday 29th October 2017

Local Urban Races at

Ouseburn, Newcastle

NEOA Urban League

Page updated 26/10/17 (Descriptions added;distances confirmed)

Photos: Copyright Oliver Dixon. Licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence &

Travel: From Newcastle City Centre follow New Bridge Street across Byker Bridge, turning left at the roundabout into Morrison's Supermarket Car Park
From the east follow A193 along the Byker bypass turning right at the roundabout under the Metro viaduct into Morrison's Supermarket Car Park
A festival is to take place either side of the Tyne Bridge (closed from 1:00 p.m.)
Metro: Byker 600 m.
Bus: Frequent and various services to and along Shields Road.
Car park:In Morrison's Car Park head to the North East corner, behind the supermarket NZ265649
Entry:Senior members (M/W21+) £7.00
Juniors (M/W20-) / Concessions £4.00 / Schoolchildren £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: 1:30 p.m.
Punching:SPORTident Electronic. Dibber Loan: free. Loss charge 40
Descriptions:to download. Printed on map. Limited loose at registration.


Mens' Open
Vet Men (40+)

4.9 km.
160 m. climb


Hypervet Men (75+)
Ultravet Women (65+)
Hypervet Women (75+)

2.3 km.
80 m. climb


Supervet Men (55+)
Womens' Open
Vet Women (40+)

4.4 km.
140 m. climb


Juniors (16-)

2.3 km.
75 m. climb


Ultra Vet Men (65+)
Super Vet Women (55+)

3.5 km.
120 m. climb


Young Juniors (12-)

1.5 km.
50 m. climb

Courses A to D are not available to those aged under 16 yrs.
Map:1:5000 by Fred Miler (2015)
Terrain:An area undergoing urban regeneration, being a mixture of public open space, residential, commercial, and
recently redeveloped industrial sites.Steep slopes fall towards the Ouse Burn which flows through the middle of the area.
Dogs:Under close control.
Officials Planner: George Hare --- Controller: Alasdair Wilson Craw
Organiser: ( ) Advance queries to the website contact page.
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.

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