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Shepshed

RegionEast Midlands
ClubLeicestershire Orienteering Club
Nearest townShepshed
PostcodeLE12 9AE
Carpark locationBritannia Street

Available Maps

Safety: The routes cross some busy roads so that Juniors need to be accompanied.

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.

Download a map from here but you can just use the one on your smartphone.

Courses Available

Course

Length

(km)

No of controls Suitable for

Expected Time

Minutes

Comment Results
Short 1.5 10 Beginners, accompanied juniors 15-35    
Medium 3.4 13 Beginners 25 -50 map on two A4 pages Medium
Long 5.6 16 those with some experience

25 -60

map on two A4 pages Long
Score   18

those with some experience

Find as many as you can in the 30 minute time limit. 20 points for each one found loss 10 points for each minute of part minute late,

30 map on two A4 pages Score

Distances are measured on a straight line, typically the route you need to do is 25% longer.

All maps have a sheet giving some details about the map, especially symbols for the out of bounds areas. if you need full details use this link:  Legend

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/Shepshed 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

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