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Event 3 2015 -2016 PDF Print E-mail
1. The third event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2015-2016 Season, will be held on Sunday 22 November 2015 and will take place in the form of an urban sprint event, in Pano Lefkara village, kindly hosted by Mr Michael Savvides of ORIENTACTION.
 
2. Details of the event are as follows:
 
 
Orienteering League Event 3 Details
 
Date: Sunday 22 November 2015
 
Location: Registration, start and finish will be on the North side of the Lefkara Elementary School (towards the north part of the village). There are ample car parking places in the vicinity. Opposite registration there is a café (with free wifi) called Stone Lodge, in the old Great Britain Hotel.
 
Travel: Lefkara is in the hills off to the West of the main Nicosia - Limassol highway. Turn off at the Skarinou (McDonald’s) junction. Please see maps below. From the main road going past the village take the right turn into the village signposted for the Fire Station & Police Station. The Elementary School is one block further West. Parking can be found nearby.   
   
  
Timings: Registration and starts will be available 1030 hrs and 1130 hrs only. The course will close at 1300 hrs. Starts will be staggered and as per CSOL Rules there is to be a gap of at least five minutes between runners of the same team. 
 
Courses: Only ONE courses will be available: 
A moderate course of approximately 3 kms in length with twelve controls, which is suitable for both beginners and expert runners alike. Complete novices wishing to walk the course for experience are especially welcome.
 
Terrain: The village is made up of a labyrinth of undulating, narrow village roads and lanes – some tarmac and some cobbled or paved with some steps in places. Please note that all competitors are to strictly avoid trespassing on private property and gardens.
 
Map: The 1:3,000  ‘Lefkara’ Map will be used. 
This map was produced for Orientaction in August 2014 by Mr Michael Savvides and updated in November 2015.
Maps will be A4 size and will be pre-marked. Anyone requiring an A3 size map is requested to inform the organiser in advance. Loose control descriptions will be available.
A sample of part of the map is attached on the right.
NB. Teams with more than ten runners are please asked to inform the organiser so extra maps can be produced to ensure sufficient quantities are available for each course.     
Equipment: SPORTident timing system equipment will be used for this event. Runners with their own personal SI card are encouraged to bring and use them at this event.
Runners are to provide their own compass and whistle.  Full leg coverage is not required.
 
Facilities: Water and other beverages and refreshments may be purchased from the nearby village shops, cafes and restaurants, where there are also toilet facilities.
 
Scoring:
(Reminder) As there is only one course the winner will receive 1000 points and subsequent scores will be winner’s time divided by runner’s time multiplied by 1000. Team points will be awarded for the top four runners who have scored the highest within a team. Teams may enter as many members as they wish on each course. Competitors may run in pairs but individual scores will then be halved and only the half score will count towards team scores.
 
Cost Please note that there will be a small charge of €3 for taking part in this event for the rent of a SI card.
 
3. Further information, if required, can be obtained from the organsier at the e-mail or contact number below.
 
4. For more about Lefkara, please check out the village web site at www.lefkara.org.cy
 
 
 
 
Mr Michael Savvides
ORIENTACTION
 
Mobile: 99327764
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
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