Chip Lane to Longrun
Our third course in the area surrounding our club house (COACH) in French Weir Park. It takes in the country park of Longrun, French Weir Park, North Town, Frieze Hill and Roughmoor.
The course was launched at our final Club Night of the 2017/18 season.
Background information (links)
Please read the following general details before attempting the courses.
They tell you what to do, how to get there and where to start your run etc.
There are currently two courses.
|Event reference||Chip Lane Longrun PXAS ScoreQ40|
|Course map||Download here (v1.1, 16 Mar 2018)|
|Instructions||Download here (includes checkpoint descriptions)|
|PIN control||None- it's open access|
|Start and finish location||Is towards the bottom of the course map, in French Weir Park- see photo illustrations below|
Start is a lamp post immediately to the S of the COACH building
Finish* is a bench on the north east side of the park.
|Terrain description||Country and urban parkland, residential streets, civic amenities, car parks and riverside path network.|
|Safety||Beware of multiple traffic and water hazards (rivers, flood basins and a pond). |
Area is bisected by a main road running from North to East.
Suitable crossing points are shown on the map.
There are also alleyways and open fields.
|Time limit||40 minutes|
|Optimum route||5.5 km|
|Controls||24, consisting of:|
6 x 10-pointers = 60
10 x 20-pointers = 200
8 x 30-pointers = 240
|Map scale||1:5,000 (or 1cm for every 50m)|
|Map||sourced from Open Orienteering Maps, with selective map updates made Mar 2018 using Open Street Map|
* please be careful not to go near the Finish once you've started- otherwise your race will end early!