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Loughborough University

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLoughborough, Leicestershire
PostcodeLE11 3TU
Carpark locationCampus Access to campus Parking is controlled and access may be refused

Available Maps

The courses were created as part of the legacy from The British Sprint Distance Championship 2013 and the UK World Skills Training Week.  The courses were updated following the British Sprint Championships 2019.

Student Union Start is close to the East gate.

The Facilities Start is off University Road and with its central location can be accessed from the East or West gate.

University web site 

For further information and known issues relating to controls, please see the Leicestershire Orienteering Club website

Map updated

The whole campus map for long orange is from 2016

The map was used in the British Sprint Distance Championships in September 2019.

Courses

Course

Controls

Length
(km)

Suitable for

Estimated
Time (mins)

start

Orange

16

2.3

Adult beginner confident junior

"Easy championship standard"

20-40

student union

Orange

16

2.5

Adult beginner/ confident junior

20-40

facilities

 

Long Orange

16 3.1 Adult beginner 30-50 minutes  

Lengths of courses shown are in straight lines between controls, and the estimate of times are for someone running to someone walking. Both will vary depending on your route choice and ability.

If you need to learn about map symbols for urban & sprint orienteering download a Sprint Legend

Many controls use lamp post numbers as quite a few of the plaques have been vandalised.

Further Information

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