HAVOC-SOS Winter Series No.5 - Bocking

Wednesday 11th January

Mid week street event
The event will form part of HAVOC/SOS Mid-Week O League. Points will be awarded based on finishing times adjusted using an age/gender handicap system.  Each missed or incorrect control will incur a 5 minutes penalty.  Best 6 results from the series will count.  Full results will be emailed and published on the SOS and HAVOC websites.
Contact: christopher.childs@tiscali.co.uk

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Entered: 45

Long 6.3km
Entered: 31

Short 3.5km
Entered: 14

Open Orienteering style Map 1:10,000 scale printed on waterproof paper
Course distances subject to change. Distances are direct distance between controls. Actual running distance will be further.
Controls are all fire hydrants. You will need to record the lower number. Please bring a pencil or pen to mark your control card.

Newcomers welcome. Help and guidance available.

Entry Fees
Senior: £4.00
Junior/Student: £2.00

Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.

Event Information

The Bell, Mountbatten Road, Braintree, CM7 9UL
Limited parking in car park by pub. Otherwise park on Mountbatten Road.
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Registration and start times
Start at times between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. Competitors must report to the finish by 8.45pm.

Participation is at your own risk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions.
This is a night event. Head or hand held torch mandatory. High visibility clothing is strongly recommended.
As with any urban orienteering this requires participants to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times. There may be dog walkers, cyclists or residents on pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority.

Nearest hospital A&E
Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford CM1 7ET

Toilets available in The Bell
Why not stay behind at the end for a drink
No food in the pub but kebab/burger van in car park

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