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SO SOG S9/Chasing start - Knowlands Wood, Barcombe

SO SOG S9/Chasing start - Knowlands Wood, Barcombe
Sat 11th May 2019
Barcombe Cross (between Lewes, Uckfield & Haywards Heath)
SO
SEOA
Local
Suitable for familiesSuitable for young childrenSuitable for newcomersCoaching/advice availableDogs are not allowed

Location

Venue:Knowlands Wood
Nearest town:Barcombe Cross (between Lewes, Uckfield & Haywards Heath)
Event centre:Knowlands Farm
Postcode:BN8 5EF
Grid reference:TQ422168
Parking information:Parking (£1 TBC) on grass to the east of Knowlands Farm. From Barcombe Cross, take School Hill/Spithurst Road north for 0.6 miles. At the crest of Mount Pleasant hill, take farm track to the west. The entrance to the farm track will be signed.
Dog rules:We have been asked that because Knowlands is a working farm and the woods are a local nature reserve, that dogs are not brought to the event.

Details

Description:The SO Chasing Start is a fun event which any SO member could win. Each club member is given a head start (based on recent SOG results) on the next fastest runner until all runners are racing to cross the finish line first. To be eligible you should start at the time indicated here https://www.southdowns-orienteers.org.uk/images/SO-Chasing-Finish-Start-Times-2019.pdf The senior winner will be the first finisher running on either the green or blue course. The junior winner will be the first junior finisher running on either the yellow or orange course. Those not eligible for the chasing start (for example non-SO members) can still run on any of the courses but please aim to start between 10:00am and 10:20am.
Type:Cross Country
Physical difficulty of terrain:Easy
Entry times:Please check SO website for start-times
Punch type:SI
Hire fee: £1.00
Competitions:Club League
Event number:75799
Event website:Click here

Courses

Course description:Course Information:- Yellow 1.9km, Orange 2.1km, Green 3.4km, Blue 5.2km. Very little climb on all courses. Terrain description:- Managed private woodland with good track and path network. Some areas of light green. Undergrowth is light and courses have been planned to (hopefully) avoid late spring growth of brambles. Newly resurveyed map by Les Hooper at a scale of 1:5000
Colour coded courses:Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue
 
XS
0-2.5km
S
2.6-5.0km
M
5.1-7.5km
L
7.6-10km
XL
10.1km +
Very Easy
Easy
Medium
Hard
Very Hard
Course Technical Difficulty and Length (Km) are a guide to the standard of the courses offered.

Entry

Payment dateJunior/studentSeniorFamily/group
11/05/2019 - 11/05/2019 (EOD only)£2.00 (£2.00)£4.00 (£6.00)£4.00 (£6.00)
Non-member fees shown in brackets

Contact us

Club:SO
Association:SEOA
Contact:Jill Blount