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Event 3 2013 -2014 PDF Print E-mail

EVENT NO 3 – WED 16 OCT 2013

Location: Registration, start and finish will be at Agios Georgios Chapel, Akrotiri.

Timings: Registration will open at 0915, first start 0930, last start 1200. Courses will close at 1400.

Courses: Two courses will be available:

A. Blue standard - A technical course of approximately 6kms, for experienced Orienteers.

B. Red standard - A less technical course of approximately 4kms, suitable for Novices.

Terrain: Fast, rocky, occasionally rough but mostly open bondu, and a disused, steep sided, sandy, quarry. There is a good path network.

Map: 1:10000 ‘W1’ Map updated 2011. Maps will be pre-marked, bring a bag if it looks wet. Loose control descriptions will be available.

Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle. Full leg coverage is not compulsory, but recommended for, direct running A course competitors.

Facilities: There are no facilities available at the start. RAF Akrotiri is 1 mile away, with toilets and showers available at the gym (if you are able to access the Station). Akrotiri village has a number of bakeries and cafes. Water will be available at the registration area.

Travel: Registration will be signed from the main strip, Akrotiri. Take the first right after the ‘New Inn’, then follow the Brown Tourist Signs for Aigos Georgios Chapel.


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