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North Town, Longrun & environs


Sat 19 January, 2019

Near: Taunton
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race, Urban, Night

Our last big night event- the Southern Night Champs, Nov 2016

Our last big night event- the Southern Night Champs, Nov 2016
Credit: Steve Winkley

Western Night League Series Info

A series of night events held in the hinterland of the M5 from Somerset to the West Midlands.

Link to Western Night League website

All those participating must wear a head torch plus carry a spare and a whistle for emergencies.

Rules & safety

Please read the information on the Western Night League website.

Course Information

Entry Details


Entry typeMembers*Non-members
Seniors £7£10
Junior/ student £3£4
Family of runners*£14£20
Family group (max of 3 maps)*£8£8
Shadowed junior (2 maps) £5£6

Dibber Hire: £1

Charge for lost dibber - £40

Filling out a Registration form (link) in advance will quicken up the entry process on the evening

*The family rates are concessionary rates. Maximum two adults per family.

Registration & Start Times

Registration: 17.00 – 17.45 TBC

Starts: as soon as it is dark enough. The latest possible start time is 18.15. TBC

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Jim Mallinson mapping@


Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities you need to join British Orienteering (BOF). After this point, you not covered by BOF's public liability insurance and risk invalidating the insurance cover for the entire event. Read more about joining BOF and QO here.

Privacy: when participating in our events/activities your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.

Photography: QO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser.

Safeguarding: QO is aware of it's responsibilities in safeguarding and child protection. To comply with The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018, we now provide an email address for individuals to report concerns to the Lead Safeguarding Officer. This address is