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Sunday 13th January 2019

Local Urban Races at

Ouseburn, Newcastle

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Page updated 5/1/19 (Junior Courses amended)
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Photos: Copyright Oliver Dixon. Licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence Source:www.geograph.org.uk/2470469 & www.geograph.org.uk/5439975

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
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 £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: Printed on map.
Courses:Subject to final controlling.

A

Mens' Open
Vet Men (40+)

4.5
km.

D

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

2.4
km.

B

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

4.0
km.

E

Juniors (16-)

2.3
km.

C

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

3.0
km.

F

Young Juniors (12-)

1.8
km.

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.
Facilities:Supermarket
Officials Planner: Katherine Brown
Organiser: Steve Beverley (steveATbev.name) 07977 994 417 on the day only, please.
Controller: John Crosby
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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