HAVOC-SOS Summer Series No.4 - Langdon Hills and The Plotlands
Thu 09th Jun 2022
Type of event: Local, Score
Type of terrain: Urban
Event 4 of the HAVOC/SOS Spring/Summer street O series
The event will form part of the 8 event HAVOC/SOS Spring/Summer Mid-Week O League. Points will be awarded based on finishing times adjusted using an age/gender handicap system. Each missed or incorrect control will incur a 5 minutes penalty. Best 6 results from the series will count. 50 bonus points added for undertaking any one of the Essex MapRuns - just confirm run to Coordinator. Full results will be emailed and published on the SOS and HAVOC websites.
The event will be run strictly in accordance with published BOF and Government guidance. It is a condition of entry that participants agree to follow the BOF COVID19 Participant Code of Conduct.
Participation is at your own risk. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather conditions. As with any street orienteering you are required to cross roads and you are asked to take due care and attention at all times. High visibility clothing is strongly recommended. There may be dog walkers, cyclists or residents on pavements and footpaths – be aware and give them priority. Some roads do not have pavements so take extra care.
Post race: Great Berry Community Centre, The Pavilion, Nightingales, Langdon Hills, Basildon SS16 6SA
Nearest town: Laindon
- Grid Ref:
- Postcode: SS16 6SA
- Latitude: 51.56436
- Longitude: 0.40764
- Google Map (aerial)
- Bing Map (OS)
Directions / Parking
Langdon Hills Medical Centre, Nightingales, Langdon Hills, Basildon SS16 6SA
If no spaces there is plenty of room along Nightingales and side streets
Toilets in Community Centre, by start
Registration & Start Times
Start at times between 6.15pm and 7.15pm. Competitors must report to the finish by 8.30pm.
Long Course 6.3km
Short Course 3.6km
Open Orienteering Map style. Controls are fire hydrant ‘H’ signs (some are homemade). You need to record the lower number on the H sign. Please bring a pen to mark the control card and a map bag if wet.
Amount paid £4 Seniors, £2.00 under 21 or students
Contacts / Officials
Organiser/Planner – Graham Batty Email: Tel: 07985 609719
Series Coordinator – David Float Email: Tel: 07801 216634
Covid 19 Officer – Graham Batty Email: Tel: 07985 609719
Safety and Risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
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