HAVOC-SOS Summer Series No.6 - Billericay North

Thu 07th Jul 2022

Type of event: Local, Score
Type of terrain: Urban
League: HAVOC/SOS

Information updated: 28th Apr

Info

Event 6 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: TBA

Location

Location map

Nearest town: Billericay

Directions / Parking

Start is opposite 22 Dorchester Road, on the east side of Queens Park Ave.  Note Dorchester Road is to the north of this, and the nearest postcode (CM12 OYW) is for Dorchester Road, but the start will be on Queens Park Avenue.

Parking is easiest on side streets to Queens Park Avenue to the south (Marlborough Way) and the north (Portman Drive).

Facilities

No toilets at start.  Nearest are in Lake Meadows.

Registration & Start Times

Start at times between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.  Competitors must report to the finish by 9pm. 

Course Information

Long Course     TBC

Short Course    TBC

Open Orienteering Map style.  Controls are fire hydrant ‘H’ signs - there are a couplke of handmade signs in the wooded part of the course.  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

On RaceSignUp.

£4 Seniors, £2.00 under 21 or students for just one event, or, using the "Golden Ticket" in RaceSignUp for entry to all the events in the series for £24 (£12).

Contacts / Officials

Organiser/Planner – David Float   Email: Tel: 07801 216634

Series Coordinator – David Float   Email: Tel: 07801 216634

Covid 19 Officer – Graham Batty   Email: Tel: 07985 609719

Dogs allowed?

Dogs are allowed, but should be kept on a lead at all times, and not interfere with other competitors / park users.

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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