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Event 9 2012-2013 PDF Print E-mail

Date: Wednesday 30 Jan 13.

Location: Registration will take place at the Garrison Gym, Episkopi Camp.  On entering the camp, go straight over the roundabout then take the second right and head towards the gym car park.  Runners who do not hold British Military ID must notify the event organiser at least 48hrs in advance, giving full names, nationality, DoB and Passport or CIC number.  If assistance is required at the main entrance, call ext 2823 or mobile 99921983.

Travel: If travelling from the east, exit the A6 Motorway at either the Kolossi or Episkopi exits and follow the B6 towards Paphos. Pass Kurion Stadium and Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates.  Continue towards Episkopi Garrison and the camp entrance is located on the right hand side immediately before the fire station. 

Timings: Registration will be open as follows:

Garrison PT personnel: 0630 - 0730 hrs.

CSOL Runners: 0900 - 1130 hrs. 

Course will close at 1230 hrs.

Courses: Two courses will be available:

Blue Course (AOA B) - A technically difficult course (TD5) of approximately 5.5 kms.
Red Course (AOA C) - A less difficult course (TD3) of approximately 4 kms.

Terrain: The ground is predominantly urban, with small areas of rough/bondu.  There are many roads, tracks and paths.  There are also several Out of Bounds areas.  It is vital that these OOB areas are not entered otherwise future events will not be permitted within this camp.

Map: New 1:5,000 International Standard Sprint Orienteering Map (ISSOM) dated Nov 2012.  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.  A first glance at the map can be seen below:


Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is not required but is recommended for blue course runners.

Facilities: Water, showers and toilets are all available within the gym.

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