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Welcome to Cyprus Orienteering
EVENT 4 2016-2017 PDF Print E-mail

The Orienteering event planned at Athalassa has been postponed due to the inclement weather.

A new date will be announced and I will pass on the information as soon as I receive it.

1. The fourth event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2016-2017 Season, will be held on Saturday AFTERNOON, 11 MACRH 2017 and will take place in Athalassa Forest Park, by kind permission of the Cyprus Forestry Department and will be hosted by ORIENTACTION.
2. This event will be held in conjunction with a Mountain Bike Orienteering Event. Please note that only the Foot Orienteering Course will score for the CSOL.
3. For map printing purposes, please inform the organiser by Wednesday 8 MARCH 2017 if you will be attending and approximately how many persons from your unit will be competing.
4. Details of the event are as follows:
Cyprus Services Orienteering League
Event Details
Date: Saturday 11 MACRH 2017
Location: Athalassa Forest Park, Nicosia
Travel: Come off the Limassol-Nicosia A1 highway at the first exit AFTER the big stadium on the left of the highway. Once on the roundabout below, take the third exit towards Latsia, The Mall of Cyprus & IKEA. Go to the end and go straight over the next roundabout. The Park entrance is the second left at the bottom of the dip (after the traffic lights). Park in the car park and the registration/start will be just ahead of you.
Timings: Registration will be available from 1400 hrs and the course will be open from 1400 hrs. Last start will be at 1600 hrs and the course will close at 1730 hrs.
Courses: Two courses will be available:
Foot Orienteering Course  - A moderately technical course of approximately 3.5 kms.
Mountain Bike Orienteering Course  - A novice course of approximately 7 kms
COST €3 per person on either course.
Terrain: Nice runnable countryside with a dam and a few ridges with plenty of paths and tracks.
Map: The 1:7,500 ‘Athalassa Forest Park’ Map drawn by Mr Michael Savvides and updated February 2013. Maps will be pre-marked. Loose control descriptions will be available.
Equipment: Maps will be provided and Sportident timing will be used (bring your own if you have one).
Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is not necessary but recommended. If you wish to try the mountain bike event, then bring your own bike (+map table).
Facilities: There are toilets available at the nearby Park kiosk.  Water will be available at the registration area. Other drinks and snacks may be purchased from the kiosk.
WEATHER! In the event of inclement weather please call 99327764 before setting off, to ensure the event is taking place.
Further information, if required, may be obtained from Michael Savvides of ORIENTACTION at the above contact number (99327764) or ORIENTACTION Facebook page.
Results 2016-2017 PDF Print E-mail
Season 2016 - 2017
  • Please find the results of season 2016-2017.
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