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Mountsorrel

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townLoughborough
PostcodeLE12 7FN
Carpark locationSoar Valley Leisure Centre, north end of Kingfisher Road, Mountsorrel

Available Maps

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.

Course available
Course

Length

(km)

No. of controls

Expected time

(mins)

Suitable for comments Hazards Results
Short 2.5 7 25-50 Beginners   Traffic  
Medium 3.9 11 35-75 Some experience  

Traffic

Crags at control 2

Medium
Long 5.4 16 30-80 Some experience  

Traffic

Crags

Long

Score   25 45 Some experience

10 points controls 1-10, 20 controls 11-19 or, 30 points for controls 20 -25 as listed on the map 

Lose 10 for each minute late

Crags

Traffic

Score

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

Further Information

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