Festive Frolics at Plessey

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    Note date change to Saturday 17th

    This year’s Christmas Event featuring the Plessey Challenge mass start head to head race.

    Terrain: Country Park. Mixed woodland, paths, tracks.

    Travel: Follow the Country Park Brown Signs from Junction of the A192 and A1068, South west of Bedlington.
    Bus X21 or X22 Haymarket > Regent Centre > Hartford Bridge > Ashington > Newbiggin
    Car Park: Country Park car park. NZ238803 Map ///heartless.video.parading
    First hour – Free, up to two hours – £1.60, over two hours – £3.00. Cash or PayByPhone

    Entry: Entries via SIentries. Closing date 11th December (midnight).
    Limited entry on the day for White, Yellow, Orange. Pre enter if at all possible to avoid disappointment.
    Starts: 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Colour courses: Turn up and go. No time slots.
    Plessey Challenge mass start 11:00 a.m.
    Seniors (M/W21+): £7.00 Juniors (M/W20-): £2.00

    • White (0.7 km.)
    • Yellow (1.2 km.)
    • Orange (2.0 km.)
    • Light Green (3.0 km.)
    • Plessey Challenge – a mass start head to head race – start 11:00 a.m. A sprint followed by a score, and both have a combined time limit of 40 mins. Distance approximately 6km (max)

    Map: 1:5000

    Facilities: Toilets. Children’s Play Area.

    Presentations: Please stay for presentation.

    Planners: Hannah Brown
    Organiser/Controller: Katherine Brown <crosbybrownAThotmail.com>

    Safety: Orienteering is an adventure sport. Please take care. Risks have been assessed.
    Please bring your own requirement of water.
    Please be aware of dog walkers, small children and other park users.
    Any relevant medical information should be declared at pre entry.

    Thomas Dutton (NN) receiving the Open Challenge Trophy from John Crosby with event organiser Katherine Brown announcing winners
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