Course planning software
Purple Pen is the club's course planning software of choice and a really useful tool. It's also free to download.
Here we have a set of resources for all course planners. Hopefully everything you need is here, but if not, someone who has done it before will be happy to help answer any questions you have.
from Purple Pen
This guide provides a step-by-step approach to obtaining an event-ready set of maps from the Purple Pen file you've set up to plan courses on.
Before you get started, please read the following statements and terms. By downloading the app and / or printing the course map, you are agreeing to these statements and terms.
The following is a list of areas with good quality terrain with the potential to host a course.
Please let Jeff Pakes know (see contacts page) if you would like to get involved in this process of planning a course.
It's relatively straightforward to set up an event once the steps have been learnt though there is a learning curve on the first one or two events you set up.
The following is information common to all MapRun courses that we have set up.