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Castle Hill Bennion Pool

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLeicester
PostcodeLE4 1EX
Carpark locationRedruth Road, Beaumont Leys

Available Map

Use the MaprunF app. MaprunF 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
Course Length (km) No. Controls Suitable for Expected Time Results
Short 1.8 10 Beginners 15-30  
Medium 3.4 15 Adult beginner 25-50  
Long 5.6 20 Some experience 25-60  

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

Click 'Events near me' or click 'Select Event' and go to the UK/Leicestershire/Bennion Pool 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.

Other Things to do in the Area

Courses being tested. Access code

Further Information

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