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West Anglian Orienteering Club

ParkO PilotCherry Hinton HallSat 20 October, 2018

Near: Cambridge
Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race

Location Info

* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.

This is the second pilot event of what we hope will be a series of low-key events held once a month throughout the year. All will be based in and around Cambridge and are ideal for juniors and adults who are new to the sport, providing a way to get familiar with the techniques at your own speed.

Directions / Parking

Parking is available at the park, off Cherry Hinton Road.

Nearest Postcode: CB1 8DW.

Course Information

Three courses will be on offer as follows:

CourseLength approx.
Short (White)
0.8 km
Very Easy
Medium (Yellow)
1.5 km
Long (Orange)
2.9 km
More difficult

Entry Details

£4 for adults (aged 21 and over)

£2 for juniors and students

Registration & Start Times

Start is close to registration. Event runs between 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 p.m.

Terrain and map details

Courses are within the parkland surrounding the hall.  Map scale is 1:2500.   Maps are A4 size, professionally printed on waterproof paper.   Control descriptions on maps only.

Guidance for beginners available from Registration. First Aid will be located at Download.

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A risk assessment is carried out by the organiser in advance of each event, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Insurance: Please note that if you have participated in three orienteering events/activities and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.


WAOC process entrant information on the basis of legitimate interest to produce competition results, to provide participation and results information to British Orienteering, and we retain details for a period to meet our insurance requirements.  Published results may include (but not limited to) name, any club affiliation, race times and age group. Read our data protection page for further information about how we look after your personal information.


We may sometimes publish photographs of event participants in news items or publicity.  At events where we have arranged for photography we will advertise this at the event and in advance in the event details.  

We aim always to obtain the permissions of parent or responsible adult before we publish any picture showing a junior participant as the main focus.  Although we cannot guarantee that an event photographer will not take photographs of any given individual, we will do our best to avoid publishing images of individuals who have told us they do not wish to be photographed.

Read our data protection page for further information about our policy on photography and use of images.