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(Cancelled) Saturday Local Event and SWOC Training

(Cancelled) Saturday Local Event and SWOC Training
Sat 10th Feb 2018
Suitable for familiesSuitable for young childrenSuitable for newcomersCoaching/advice available


Nearest town:Abergavenny
Postcode:NP7 7LA
Grid reference:SO268167
Parking information:Free parking. We will use the National Trust car park, map reference SO 268167, nearest post code NP7 7LA.
Dog rules:Please keep under control there will be sheep on the hill.


Description: There will be some basic training for novices and new comers from about 10.30.  All those taking part in the training will then be able to run one of the courses in the local event Should be fun. The exercises will cover basic skills, such as understanding the map, contours and compass work. The courses will primarily be in the gorgeous old oak wood of St Mary’s Vale, with longer courses venturing onto the open moorland of the Sugar Loaf. There are some steep slopes but courses will be planned to avoid the steepest. Most of the area will be very runnable in Feruary. Part of SWOC league 2018.
Type:Cross Country
Physical difficulty of terrain:Medium
Entry times:Registration and starts from 11.00 to 12.00. Courses close at 1.30.
Punch type:SI
Hire fee: £1.00
Event number:74093
Event website:Click here
Final details web page:Click here


Course description: Map Scale of 1:10,000 (one cm = 100m). The map was prepared in 2016 for the welsh championship. Will be printed on waterproof paper. Blue – technically difficult and long - 5km ish Green - technically difficult and a bit shorter- 3.5km ish Orange – includes controls just off paths 3km ish Yellow – all on paths 2km ish Weather Given the time of year please keep an eye on the website/social media in case of a need to cancel the event at short notice. The road to the car park is steep in places and would not be useable in the event of snow or ice.
Colour coded courses:Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue


Payment dateJunior/studentSeniorFamily/group
EOD£1.00 (£2.00)£4.00 (£5.00)£0.00
Non-member fees shown in brackets

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Contact:Nigel Ferrand