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Event 10 2013 -2014 PDF Print E-mail

Xylotymbou Forest – 26 Feb 14

Location: Registration will take place at the Old 16 Flight Airfield Dhekelia Station.
Travel: From Akrotiri travel East to Larnaca (A1/A5/A3) and come off at the Dhekelia Exit. Turn right at the junction and turn left at the next roundabout.  Travel for about 4 kms until you reach another major round about and turn right toward Alexander Barracks (signposted).  Pass Alexander Bks and travel for another 2 kms and turn left at the next round about.  Follow road up hill towards cemetery.  Turn right on to track just before cemetery.  Follow signs to 16 Flight. 
Timings: Registration will be available from 0900hrs and the course will be open from 0930hrs. Last start will be at 1130hrs and the course will close at 1230hrs.
Blue Course (A) - A technically difficult course (TD5) of approximately 6.5 kms
Red Course (B) - A less difficult course (TD3) of approximately 5 kms.
No map memory, corridors or tricks and not much of a forest!
Terrain: The course will be a mixture of rough undulating terrain (Bondu) and pasture/grass fields. There will be some track crossing points where competitors must take care of other road users.  Competitors are not to enter fields containing vegetable crops. (If you have you’re in the wrong place!)
Map: 1:10,000. Xylotymbou Forest (South), updated August 2004. Maps will be pre-marked and control descriptions provided.  Units with a large number of participants are requested to contact the event planner at least 48hrs prior to the event so that sufficient maps can be printed. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle. Full leg coverage is recommended.
Facilities: No toilets at 16 Flight, however, toilets are available at the Lion Gyms or CESSACs.   Water will be available at the registration area. 
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