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Event 4 2014 -2015 PDF Print E-mail

 
1. The third event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2014-2015 Season, will be held on Wednesday 08 October 2014 at W1, hosted by AKROTIRI.
 
2. Details of the event are as follows:
 
Date: Wednesday 08 October 2014
 
Location: Registration will be held near Akrotiri village.  From the village follow signs to Aigos Georgios Chapel.  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 5.5 kms, for experienced runners.
 
B. Red standard - A less technical course of approximately 4 kms with controls near tracks to allow runners to “jump on and off nearby tracks”.
 
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. 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’, and then follow the brown signs for Aigos Georgios Chapel, then printed orienteering signs to find the registration.
 
 
SSgt Chris Parker
Akrotiri Orienteer’s
 
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