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Event 5 2014 -2015 PDF Print E-mail
Event No 5 – Melanda Beach – Fri 07 Nov 14
 
Location: Registration will take place at the Melanda Beach Restaurant.
 
Travel: From the East, take the A6 motorway past Episkopi and leave at the junction marked Avdimou. At the end of the slip-road, turn left. Take the second right turn, marked “Melanda Beach Restaurant”, then continue to follow the signs for the Restaurant, where registration will take place.

 
Timings: Registration will be available from 0930hrs and the course will be open from 0945hrs. Last start will be at 1230hrs and the course will close at 1400hrs.
 
Courses:
 
Blue Course (A) - A technically difficult course (TD5) of approximately 5.2 kms
 
Red Course (B) - A less difficult course (TD3) of approximately 4.2 kms.
 
Terrain: Rocky and open area with steep slopes.  Plenty of features and contour lines to navigate by.  There are several OOB areas, and any ploughed fields should be avoided.
 
Map: 1:10,000 Melanda, updated Jun 2012.  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.
 
Equipment: Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is strongly recommended.
 
Facilities: Toilets are available at the Beach Restaurant.   Water will be available at the registration area and the cafeteria will also be open for refreshments at personal cost.
 
Important information: There are several farms in the area, please take care not to run across any ploughed fields. If necessary, run round the edge.
 
 
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