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Event 6 2015 -2016 PDF Print E-mail

1. The sixth event in the Cyprus Services Orienteering League for the 2015-2016 Season, will be held on Wednesday 10 February 2016 and will take place in Athalassa Forest Park, by kind permission of the Cyprus Forestry Department and will be hosted by UNFICYP.
2. For map printing purposes, please inform the organiser by Monday 8 February 2016 if you will have more than ten persons from your unit competing.
3. Details of the event are as follows:
Date: Wednesday 10 February 2016
Location: Athalassa Forest Park, Nicosia
Travel: Come off the Limassol-Nicosia A1 highway at the first exit AFTER the big stadium on the left of the highway. Once on the roundabout below, take the third exit towards Latsia, The Mall of Cyprus & IKEA. Go to the end and go straight over the next roundabout. The Park entrance is the second left at the bottom of the dip (after the traffic lights). Park in the car park and the registration/start will be just ahead of you.
Timings: Registration will be available from 0945 hrs and the course will be open from 1000 hrs. Last start will be at 1145 hrs and the course will close at 1245 hrs.
Courses: Two courses will be available:
Blue Course -A moderately technical course of approximately 5.5 kms
Red Course       -A less technical course of approximately 4.2 kms.
Terrain: Nice runnable countryside with a dam and a few ridges with plenty of paths and tracks.
Map: The 1:7,500 ‘Athalassa Forest Park’ Map drawn by Mr Michael Savvides and updated February 2013. 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 necessary but recommended.
Facilities: There are toilets available at the nearby Park kiosk.  Water will be available at the registration area. Other drinks and snacks may be purchased from the kiosk.
WEATHER! If a Thunderstorm Risk Warnings is in place, the event will be postponed. In the event of inclement weather please call 99413479 before setting off, to ensure the event is taking place.
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