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Event 8 2012-2013 PDF Print E-mail

CYPRUS SERVICES ORIENTEERING LEAGUE – EVENT NO 8


Event Details 

Date: Wednesday 16 January 2013

Location: Registration will take place at adjacent to the fenceline, behind the 25m Range, Ayios Nikolaos Station.

Travel:  If travelling from the West, take the A1/A6 motorway to Larnaca, then the A3 Motorway to Ayia Napa. Exit the A3 Motorway at Xylotymbou and turn left on the E303 towards Xylotymbou and Avgorou.  Continue on this road until you reach the village of Vrysoulles. Continue through Vrysoulles village towards Ammochostos (Famagusta).  Go straight over at the 2 roundabouts within Ay Nik Station and then take a left onto the dirt track to the 25m range.  If travelling from the west, exit the Motorway at Xylotymbou and turn right then follow the directions above.  Directions signs will be placed at the entrance to Ay Nik Station. The course is located entirely outside of the Ay Nik Station secure perimeter.

Timings: Registration will be available from 0915 hrs and the course will be open from 0930 hrs. Last start will be at 1130 hrs and the course will close at 1245 hrs

Courses: 

Blue Course - A moderately technical course of approximately 6.5 kms
Red Course - A less technical course of approximately 4.5 kms.

Terrain: The ground is mixed open bondu, fields and fruit plantations crossed by plenty of tracks and paths. In the West of the area there is a steep crag.

Map: 1:10,000 Ayios Nikolaos NW updated Oct 11. Maps will be pre marked with loose control descriptions.  Units with a large number of participants are requested to contact the under signed 48hrs prior to the event so that sufficient maps can be printed.

Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is recommended

Facilities: There are no toilets at registration.  The nearest ones are located at the Snug bar and Bistro on Ay Nik Station (open to all).  The nearest showers are located at Ay Nik Station Gym (inside the fence line). Water will be available at the registration area.

Important Information If a Thunderstorm Risk Warning is in place the event will be postponed.
In the event of bad weather please ring 99095718 or 97623242 before you leave your location to ensure the event is still running. 

 
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