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Event 4 2013 -2014 PDF Print E-mail


1. The fourth event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2013/2014 Season will be held on Fri 25 Oct 13 and will take place at Ay Nik Station.  Details of the event are as follows:

Location: Registration will take place at the Sewerage Farm, 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 Junction 61 (Dhekelia) and turn left on the B3 towards Xylotymbou and Avgorou.  Continue on this road until you reach the village of Vrysoulles. Turn left after the Green Garden Restaurant and before Litsas Supermarket and follow the road and dirt track around to the right.  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 turning in Vrysoulles. 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 1330 hrs


Blue Course - A technical course of approximately 6.5 kms, for experienced Orienteers

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

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 with prominent crossing points.

Map: 1:10,000 Ayios Nikolaos NW updated Oct 11. Maps will be pre marked with loose control descriptions available.  Bring a bag if it looks wet. 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 not compulsory but recommended for direct running a course competitors.

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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