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Fairmeadow

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLoughborough
PostcodeLE11 3PN
Carpark locationSouth end of Moat Road

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
Course

Length

(km)

Controls

Expected time

(mins)

Suitable for Map scale Control Descriptions Hazards Results
Short 2.0 7 20-50 Beginner 1:5,000 Text Traffic  
Medium 2.8 9 30-70 Some Experience 1:7,500 IOF

Traffic

Slippery ground

Medium

Long 4.8 10 35-80 some Experience 1:7500 IOF

Traffic

Slippery ground

Long

X = lamp post on control descriptions.

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/Fairmeadow 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

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Further Information

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