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Birstall North

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townBirstall, Leicester
PostcodeLE4 3BT
Carpark locationService area off A50/A46 roundabout – car park behind Shell/KFC

Available Maps

Use the Maprun6 app. Maprun6 app Garmin watch owners may wish to use the sister app MaprunG, you will need a printed course map.

Your phone (watch) beeps when you get close to the feature (a virtual control detected by your GPS signal). Upload your results to see your position on the leader board.

We suggest you download a map from here but you can just use the one on your smartphone.

Courses Available



No. of controls

Expected times


Suitable for Control descriptions Hazards Results
Short 2.0 10 15-35 Beginner Text Traffic  
Medium  3.6 16 25-60 Some experience  IOF Traffic Medium
Long 4.7 18 30-70 Some experience  IOF Traffic Long

To use the Maprun app when in the car park, start the Maprun6 app

If you are at the site or are close by, click 'Events near me' or at home, click 'Select Event' and go to the UK/Leicestershire/Birstall folder to find the courses. Click the one you want. Click ‘go to Start’ when you are ready. When you get near the start your time begins once your phone beeps.

If you want a map legend /guide download Guide to map symbols

Further Information

  • White and/or yellow standard controls suitable for beginners
  • Orange and/or light green standard controls suitable for people with some experience