HAVOC-SOS Summer Series No.4 - Langdon Hills and The Plotlands

Thu 09th Jun 2022

Type of event: Local, Score
Type of terrain: Urban

Information updated: 23rd Jun



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


Location map

Nearest town: Laindon

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

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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. 

Course Information

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.

Entry Details

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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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