Victoria Park Street-O

Event Overview

The format of this evening event makes it suitable for both adult beginners and experienced adult orienteers alike. Juniors may only participate if accompanied by an adult. Walk or run and see how many locations you can find within the one hour time limit. The map is not very technical at this event – click here for a sample of the simple map type used!

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Looking for an event for Juniors? Try our Claybury event on 13 Feb 2012.

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VICTORIA PARK

North London Street League 2011/12

Thursday 26 January 2012

Event Location

Registration: At the Britannia Pub, Hackney, 360 Victoria Park Road, London, E9 7BT.  http://www.drinkinhackney.co.uk/britannia Walk in the main door and turn left.
Public Transport: London Overground train to Hackney Wick then about a 10 minute walk from the station along Victoria Park Road.  Central Line tube to Mile End then cross the road to Grove Road bus station and get on the 277 to Victoria Park village. From here walk 5 minutes east down Victoria Park Road.

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Times

Registration & Start: 1830 – 1930
Courses Close: 21:00

Courses

A one hour score course, with a 20 points penalty per minute or part minute late. All the control sites are easily visible numbers on street furniture e.g lampposts, benches, signs, Postboxes.  Controls will be worth 10, 20, 30 or 40 points, mostly, but not exclusively according to how far away they are.

Results

Results will be available after the event at www.chig.org.uk.
Include your email address on the entry form if you would like to be notified on their publication.

Map & Terrain

The map is 1:12,500, black and white, with only streets and paths marked.  The terrain is a mixture of green spaces and housing estates with no contour detail.
The map and clue sheet will be on separate pieces of A4 paper.  An A4 map bag will be available on request.

Equipment

You are advised to bring a torch and compass.  The traffic is generally not heavy or fast, but light coloured clothing for extra visibility is advised.

Entries

LOK/CHIG/HH senior members £1, other senior members £2.
Juniors are not allowed to run street events unless accompanied by an adult.

Reserve Your Map

Please email the organiser to reserve your map.

Aprés Run

We are very grateful to the Britannia Pub management for allowing us to use their premises as an event centre. See their website for example food.

Officials

Planner/Organiser: Josh Jenner (CHIG) 07837 629925  josh.jenner@hotmail.co.uk

Further Information

See the North London Street-O 2011/12 page and the page explaining how Street-O works.