HAVOC-SOS Summer Series 2024 No.7 - South Ockendon

Thursday 11th July

Mid week street event
The event will form part of HAVOC/SOS Mid-Week Summer 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-minute penalty. Best 6 results from the 8-event series will count. Anytime catch-up for some events available for 2 weeks after the event, on MapRun. Bonus points for running on the night compared to Anytime. Full results will be emailed via RaceSignUp and published on the SOS and HAVOC websites.

Participation is at your own risk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions. As with any street orienteering you are required to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times. High visibility clothing is strongly recommended. There may be dog walkers, cyclists or residents on pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority. Some roads do not have pavements so take extra care.
Contact: streeto@orienteering-havoc.co.uk

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Entered: 12
Courses

Long
Entered: 10

Short
Entered: 2


Entry Fees
Senior: £4.00
Junior: £2.00

Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.

£4 Seniors, £2.00 under 21 or students. Additional £1 levy if not a member of BOF, to cover insurace costs.
Event Information

Introduction
Event 7 of the HAVOC/SOS Summer 2024 street O series

The event will form part of HAVOC/SOS Mid-Week Summer 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-minute penalty. Best 6 results from the 8-event series will count. Anytime catch-up for some events available for 2 weeks after the event, on MapRun. Bonus points for running on the night compared to Anytime. Full results will be emailed via RaceSignUp and published on the SOS and HAVOC websites.

The event will be run strictly in accordance with published BOF and Government guidance. It is a condition of entry that participants agree to follow the BOF COVID19 Participant Code of Conduct.

Participation is at your own risk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions. As with any street orienteering you are required to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times. High visibility clothing is strongly recommended. There may be dog walkers, cyclists or residents on pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority. Some roads do not have pavements so take extra care.

Parking
The event starts and finishes at TBC
What3words TBC

Times
Start at times between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. Competitors must report to the finish by 9pm.

Course Info
Long Course TBC

Short Course TBC

Note: these are straight line distances, optimal route is longer.

Map: OOM urban Scale 1:10,000.

Controls will mostly be fire hydrants; will likely also use other street furniture or home made signs. You need to record the lower number on fire hydrants; where otherwise it will be made clear.

Contacts
Organiser/Planner – Graham Batty

Series Coordinator – David Float Email: streeto@orienteering-havoc.co.uk Tel: 07801 216634

Facilities
Newcomers welcome. Help and guidance available.

Event Details
Start List
Long Club Age Category
Paul Beckett HAVOC M60
Christopher Childs SOS M75
Chloe Fowler HAVOC W21
David Game SOS M75
Timothy Hull SOS M75
Dean Pepper SOS M35
John Pettifer M75
Lorna Pettifer W55
Christopher Prince HAVOC M21
Jackie Sibthorp SOS W55
Short Club Age Category
Colin Jackson HAVOC M65
Alan Sibthorp M60