Summer LOPs 2022 (4)

  • Northumberlandia, Cramlington

    • Date:
    • Registration opens: 6:00 pm closes: 7:00 pm
    • Starts from: 6:00 pm

    Fourth in a series of low key local Wednesday evening events, in and around Tyneside, with a league to encourage participation and competition. Courses suitable for beginners and the more experienced wanting some training competition.

    Travel: From A1 north or southbound take exit 80 and follow A1068 Cramlington from the roundabout. After 1.5 miles take the left exit lane (Brown sign), pass the Snowy Owl pub and enter Northumberlandia (not pub) car park right.
    From Ponteland head for Blagdon where turn left onto old A1 and then right to reach car park on left.
    From A189 spine road access the A192 Morpeth bound, then A1068 south (Brown signed “Northumberlandia”).
    Take care at the next roundabout. Shortly after, a right exit from the dual carriageway and Give Way is needed.
    SatNav: Use “Northumberlandia”. Beware postcode NE23 8AU may lead you to the surface mine.

    Parking: Main Northumberlandia Car park. Voluntarily donation £1 requested in honesty box.

    Start: Follow the main entry track through the woodland to the start at its end. ///widest.newsprint.grills

    Yellow (1.5 – 2.0 km.) ~ Orange (2.0 – 3.0 km. with map exchange) ~ Long Orange (3.5 – 5.0 km. with map exchange). Stay on the paths as a condition of permission to use the area.

    Maps ands Controls
    Sites will be marked with a miniature O sign and orange tape secured with a clothes peg. Some permanent markers will also be used. Markers will have a code letter in permanent marker to be written on the control card. Carry a pen.

    Electronic timing will be used for start and finish. All runners will be issued with a loan dibber which will be downloaded off site. Timing tickets will be issued at download.

    100 points for the winner of each course, 99 for second, 98 for third etc. Anyone running in a course above their class will get a bonus of 5 points (10 for 2 courses above) and, likewise, anyone running a course below their class will be docked 5 points (10 for 2 courses below).

    Fees: Senior £4.00 Junior £2.00 Family £4.00. Correct payment, please.

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