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Compton Acres

RegionEast Midlands
ClubNottinghamshire Orienteering Club
Nearest townWest Bridgford, Nottingham
PostcodeNG2 7JA
Carpark locationGrid reference is for Rushcliffe Arena car park.

Available Maps

Use the MapRunF app, details are found on the Virtual Orienteering Page
Start the MapRun app when close to the start, tap Events Near Me or Select Event and browse to the
UK/Nottinghamshire/Compton Acres folder.
We suggest that you download and print the course map above that has all the control markers, but you can just use the one on your phone.

The following MapRun courses are available :

  • Compton Acres Short
  • Compton Acres Long
  • Compton Acres Start Anywhere - This 90-minute score course can be started at any of the controls. 20 points per control, 10 points lost for every minute late.

Select the course you want, and the map will appear.
The Compton Acres Short and Long courses have the start and finish close to the West Bridgford Asda petrol station. Cafe in Asda (in normal circumstances).
The Compton Acres Start Anywhere course has the start and finish at Rushcliffe Arena.

Select Go to Start when ready.

When you are close to the Start (the triangle marked on the map) the phone will beep, the Start triangle changes to green and your time will begin.

Upload your results, your position can be found under Compton Acres / Rushcliffe 
on the Smartphone Orienteering page of the Nottinghamshire Orienteering Club website

Garmin watch owners may wish to use the companion app MapRunG.