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CompassSport Heat

Sun 13 Feb

Near: Nether Stowey
Level of event: National

Type of event: Race

Event 3 in our Weekend of O is a heat in the CompassSport Trophy/Cup. Whilst this is primarily a team event, there will be courses open for individuals.

Weekend Events

Directions / Parking

The Assembly is at Great Wood Camp at the entrance to Ramscombe.

Parking is on the side of unsurfaced forest roads. Please drive round the one way loop and park as directed. Assembly will be between 500m and 1500m from parking, early arrivals will be nearer. Please allow 5 to 15 mins walking time to get to Assembly.

The start is 700m distance and 60m uphill from Assembly. Please allow a further 15 minutes walking time. Call up will be 4 mins before start time.

There are two finishes, both approx 10 minutes walking time from Assembly.

Course Information

Note that the details below are a final draft, and thus still have the potential to change subject to the Controller's inspection.






1 - Brown



7.5 km

370 m

2 - Short Brown

M20- M40+


6.4 km

285 m

3 - Blue Women



5.6 km

280 m

4 - Blue Men



6.2 km

275 m

5 - Green Women

W20- W45+


4.1 km

170 m

6 - Green Men



4.0 km

190 m

7 - Veterans Short Green

M70+ W60+


3.5 km

150 m

8A - Junior Men (Green)



4.1 km

205 m

8B - Junior Women (Short Green)



3.1 km

150 m

9A/9B - Orange Men / Orange Women

M14- W14-


3.7 km

125 m

10 - Super Veterans Short Green

M80+ W70+


2.9 km

100 m

Light Green



2.9 km

130 m




2.6 km

90 m




1.8 km

35 m

To count for your club in the Compass Sport Cup, you must enter a course which you are entitled to according to the age classes above.

Entry Details

£13 senior
£5 junior

If you are entering lots of people or will be attending several of our events, please consider buying credits and then using them to pay. It costs you exactly the same but saves us on credit card fees.

Buy Credits

If you will be representing one of the clubs taking part in this heat of the CSC (BOK, DEVON, KERNO, QO, SARUM, SBOC, WIM & WSX) then enter using the Teams button.
If you are from another club or independent then enter using the Individuals button.

Teams Individuals

Entries close 23 January.

Please remember that for this event we cannot guarantee your start time will be in the window you have chosen. We will allocate start times after entries close and hope to give as many as possible a start time close to their stated choice. But in allocating start times we have to respect the requirements in the rules and may have to move people outside their chosen window.

There will be no entry on the day so we can ensure appropriate social distancing.

Registration & Start Times

Start opens1030
Start closes1300
Courses closetbc

Helpers - remember to get your discount code from the organiser before entering.

Terrain Description

Steep sided wooded valley with cleared areas. Mixture of forest plantation and ancient woodlands with scattered point features including charcoal burning platforms.


At Assembly there will be toilets, enquiries, dibber hire collection, and download - all indoors. In order to reduce Covid risk there will not be any indoor spaces to congregate but open-sided shelters will be provided.

There is a very nice cafe, the Foxy Bean at Adscombe Farm, 500m from Assembly.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Steve Robertson 01823 430071 treasurer@

Organiser: Richard Sansbury 07790 511732

Controller: Charles Daniel BOK

Weekend Organiser: Roger Craddock

Photo Gallery

Picnic area, Ramscombe

Picnic area, Ramscombe
Credit: Martin Southwood

Ramscombe in autumn

Ramscombe in autumn
Credit: Andy Johnson

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. All participants must report to download whether they finish their course or not.

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