NEWCASTLE AND TYNESIDE ORIENTEERS

Sunday 13th May 2018

Local event at Wansbeck Riverside Park, North Seaton Colliery

Updated 17/4/18

Wansbeck

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Travel:From the A189 (Spine Road) follow the A1334 towards North Seaton. At the Fox Cover pub turn left on to Freeman Way.
Follow Freeman Way to the end then turn right on to Castle Island Way. Nearest postcode NE63 0XL.
Parking: Considerate parking along Castle Island Way. NZ287859
Courses:White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Green, Blue
Entry:Senior: (M/W21+) £7
Juniors (M/W20-) / Concessions £4
Schoolchildren £2
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:10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Adjacent to parking.
Map:New area mapped 2018. Covers the eastern end of Wansbeck Riverside Park from North Seaton to the Coast.
1:7500 (Orange, Light Green, Green and Blue) 1:5000 (White and Yellow) printed on waterproof A4 paper.
Descriptions:Printed on the map and available as loose descriptions at the start.
Punching:SportIdent electronic punching. Dibber hire is free but there is a loss charge of £40.00
Terrain:Mixture of open and woodland along the north bank of the River Wansbeck. Extensive path network. Small area of sand dunes on some courses.
Facilities:None, sorry.
Dogs: Under control, please
Officials Planner: Joanne Field
Controller: Francis Shillitoe (NATO)
Organiser: Helen Rafferty (Home:01661 852603 Mobile: 07583 774883)
Safety:Remember you orienteer at your own risk
There are brambles in the area so full leg cover is advised.
The area is popular with dog walkers, cyclists and horseriders.
Please bring your own requirement of water.
A whistle should be carried, otherwise officials reserve the right to deny entry.

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