Central Line Street-O 2019/20 – Leyton

When:
27 February 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2020-02-27T18:30:00+00:00
2020-02-27T19:30:00+00:00
Where:
The Coach & Horses
391 High Road
Leyton. E10 5NA
Contact:
Tony Maycraft

Event Overview

Our monthly orienteering meetup all along the Central Line stations. Turn up, get a copy of the map, and head out for an hour for a run. There will be someone to look after any bags etc while you run. Afterwards please join us for a drink. Food is available at this pub.

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!

Race HQ

The Coach & Horses, 391 High Road, Leyton. E10 5NA.

Turn right on leaving Leyton tube station. Pub is 700m on foot on the left hand side.

The pub serves a menu with burgers and a mixture of pub classics.

Public Transport

Leyton, Central Line.

Times

Registration & Start Times: 18:30 – 19:30. You can turn up any time within this one hour start window.
Courses Close: 21:00

Entries

CHIG senior members £2, senior members of other orienteering clubs, £3, non-members £4. Juniors are not allowed to run street events unless accompanied by an adult.

Reserve Your Map

Please email the Organiser, complete the online entry form below or sign up to the Facebook event to reserve a map.

Courses

A one hour score course, with control sites worth between 10 and 50 points, mostly, but not exclusively according to how far away they are. You will be given a choice of three answers – mark the correct one when you see the control.

This is a control visiting event! Circling answers at controls you have not visited, on the off chance you get it right, is cheating. Answers must be marked in race time.

Your score will be reduced by 2% of the points scored for every minute or part minute late.

League Scoring

The leading man and woman will score 100 points, second place 99 etc. In addition, your score will be increased by a multiple depending on your age and sex, and the resultant points used in the same way for a handicap competition.

This year, we will have a special series t-shirt/technical top (to feature the Central Line stations where events are located) for the winners of each of the Mens, Women’s and Handicap leagues.

Map & Terrain

The map is 1:10,000, with streets, paths and open areas marked. It will be printed on waterproof paper, with the clues on the back.

Results

Results will be available after the event at www.chig.org.uk.

Equipment & Safety

You are advised to bring a torch and compass, as well as a pen or highlighter to mark your answers. We hope to use electronic timing, so bring your own dibber if you have one. Light coloured clothing for extra visibility is advised.

Officials

Organiser: Tony Maycraft (CHIG)

Further Information

See this page explaining how Street-O works.

You are responsible for your own safety and you take part in this event at your own risk.

Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events registered with British Orienteering and not joined an orienteering club which is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

Email List

Sign up here for the CHIG’s Street League email list for news about the event schedule and league standings.




 

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