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White - controls are easy to find, the route follows paths 1.1km
Ideal for younger children and complete beginners. Children in school years 5 onwards may take part unaccompanied. Children in years 3 and 4 may take part but should be accompanied by an adult. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Yellow - controls are easy to find, mostly on paths 1.9km
Children in school years 6 and 7 may take part unaccompanied. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Orange - controls are on or near paths 2.5km
Good for those who want to start to get away from paths. Children in school years 8 and 9 may take part unaccompanied. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Light Green - longer and more route choice 3.0km
Children confident on the Orange course may wish to move up to this course for a challenge. Families and newcomers also welcome.
Green - suitable for experienced orienteers 4.7km
Distance measured between controls; actual distance run will be greater.
Lakeside Country Park, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 5PE
Car parking is available next to the country park. Parking is free all day on weekends.
Start at any time between 10.30 and 12.00
The event centre including Start, Registration and Download is within the country park. Please look for the SOC banner to the left as you come into the park, past the new building at the South of the lakes.
The Café near the miniature Steam Railway serves drinks and snacks. Toilets are available in the Lakeside Centre near the lake.
Information for Beginners
New to orienteering? You may want to check out this video: Getting Started
The map is included in the entry fee and the scale is 1:5,000. The entry fee also includes the cost of hiring an electronic timer.
Online entry only. If you wish to compete as a group, only one entry is needed.
The courses lead through grassland and woodland paths. Paths may be slippery after rain. Please do not cross fences except at marked crossing points. The Light Green and Green course will also pass through the urban residential area near the park.Under-16s should be accompanied on these two courses.
You will be given a print out of your result at Download. Results will be available on our website at socweb.org.
Help is needed for this event. If you can help please contact the organiser for a 50% discount code.
Clothing and equipment
Please come dressed for the weather. It is advisable to wear full leg cover. You will not need any special equipment. We can lend you a compass. Please bring water to drink after completing your course.
You must not attend if you or a member of your household has COVID-19 symptoms, if you have been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace, or if you are required to quarantine.
The personal data you provide will be used by the event organisers and their agents only for the purpose of processing and publishing entries and results and as required by our insurers to validate our cover.
|Jane & Matthew Holme||Group||W40||IND|
|Light Green||Ind/Gp||Age Category||Club|
|The Three Amigos||Group||M60||SOC|
|Chris Barrington Brown||Individual||M60||BAOC|
|Mike Le Maistre||Individual||M35||SOC|