Icenian Weekend 2017 Day 2

Thetford Warren

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Day 2 of the Icenian Weekend 2017 takes place at Thetford Warren.
See below for details of this level C event.

Details of Day 1, organized by CUOC, can be found on the CUOC website.

Entries Entries on the day (EOD) are welcome, and are available on all courses.
We have plenty of maps available for all courses for entry on the day. On-line entries are now closed, and we are unable to respond to requests to pre-enter or reserve maps in the meantime.
Final Details Click here for final details.
Enquiries Email enquiries to
Directions If approaching from the south or east, follow the A11 to the roundabout for the B1107 and exit along the Brandon Road. Drive past the golf club. Approximately 3km after the junction, turn right onto Forest Road 16.

Approaching from Brandon, take the Thetford Road east out of town towards Thetford. After approximately 5km turn left into Forest Road 16.
Registration 10:00 am to 12.00 noon for entry on the day and hired dibber pick-up.
Starts 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Punching start.
If you have pre-entered, you have been allocated a start block time, and these are displayed on the Fabian4 website . These designate a 15 minute start block. For example if your start time is given as 11:15, your start block is from 11:15 to 11:29.
These have been allocated in line with stated preferences. Please try to arrive at the start within your allocated block time to help us avoid queues building up at the start (and if you are hiring a dibber, remember to collect this from registration before going to the start.
Entries on the day are not allocated a start time and may go to the start whenever suits. Please be aware that there is a walk of approximately 1.1 km from the parking area to the Start. An unmanned clothing dump will be provided about 300m from the Start.
Courses A full set of colour coded courses is available, from White to Brown:

White very easy 1.7 km
Yellow easy 2.1 km
Orange moderate 3.2 km
Light Green harder 3.6 km
Very Short Greenhard 3.0 km
Short Green hard 3.7 km
Green hard 4.7 km
Blue hard 6.6 km
Brown hard 10.1 km

Courses will close at 2:30pm.
Terrain Mainly coniferous forest split into blocks at various stages of maturity, the majority of which are fast runnable.
There are numerous thickets, clearings, small knolls and pits, and some fine contour detail in places.
Courses have been planned to avoid the worst of the bracken, although some may be encountered on the longer ones.
Maps 1:10,000 with preprinted courses, A4 sized, printed on waterproof paper.
Until Jan 15thUntil Jan 29thUntil Feb 2nd
and on the day
Seniors (BOF members) £9.00 £10.00 £11.00
Seniors (non-BOF) £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
Juniors (under 21) £3.00 £3.00 £4.00
Students £3.00 £3.00 £4.00

SI Card hire £1.00
Organiser: Rakesh Chandraker WAOC
Planner: Brian Cowe WAOC
Controller: Phil Halford SUFFOC
Further Information

We will be using electronic punching. SI cards will be available to hire.

Beginners are very welcome at this event and help will be available to get you started. Please read our webpage What is orienteering? It should answer any questions you have.

Dogs are welcome on both days but must be kept under close control.

All competitors take part at their own risk.

Data Protection Act: Entry information (name, age-class and club) and the results of this event will be stored on and processed by computer systems under the terms of the British Orienteering Federation's registration under the Data Protection Act. The results from this event will be published on the Internet.

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