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Event 5 2011-2012 PDF Print E-mail

1. The fifth event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2011-2012 Season, will be held on WEDNESDAY 11 January 2012 and will take place in the UNPA, Nicosia, hosted by UNFICYP and planned/controlled/organised by Major Andy Lukes, Mr Kyriakos Michaelides and Captain Emmit Andrews.

2. Details of the event are as follows:


Date: WEDNESDAY 11 January 2012

Location: Near the Sports Pitches, UNPA, Nicosia

Travel:  Come off the Limassol-Nicosia highway at the first exit after the big stadium on the left of the highway. Take the first exit towards Troodos and stay on that road over several lights and roundabouts to a T-junction with a big church on your right. Turn right here and go along till you see Nicosia University on your right just after some lights. Take the next turning left which is on a bend to the right. This will take you to the main UNPA gate (Foxtrot Gate). Military ID cards or gate pass required. The registration, start and finish will be near the sports pitches. From Foxtrot Gate follow the RED set of tac arrows to number 8.

Timings: Registration will be available from 0930 hrs and the course will be open from 0945 hrs. Last start will be at 1145 hrs and the course will close at 1245 hrs.


A Course - A moderately technical course of approximately 6.25 kms

B Course - A less technical course of approximately 4 kms.

Terrain: Nice runnable countryside with a few ridges and plenty of roads, tracks and paths.

Map: The 1:10,000 ‘UNPA’ Map updated December 2011. Maps will be pre-marked. Loose control descriptions will be available.

Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is not necessary but recommended.

Facilities: There are toilets and showers available by the sports pitches.  Water will be available at the registration area.

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