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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Park-OColdhams CommonSat 27 February, 2021

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.

First Park-O of 2020. Happy New Year!

Park-O Series Info

Our Park-O events are an easy way for juniors and adults to try orienteering. Based in parks around Cambridge, each Park-O takes place on a Saturday afternoon 1pm-3pm once a month during the school year.

What happens at Park-O? Click here to find out

Park-O How-to Guide

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

Our enquiries/hire dibber collection desk will be in Abbey Sports Centre in Studio 2. Cycle parking just outside the main entrance. Car parking is in the main sports centre car park (free, 200 spaces).

Postcode for Satnav: CB5 8NT.

Grateful thanks to Cambridge City Council for letting us explore the common in this way.

Course Information

  • Short     ~ 1km Very easy
  • Medium ~ 2km Easy
  • Long      ~ 3km Medium

Entry Details

Children/Students£2
Adults (21ys+)£4
Family Groups£5
Second runs (not currently available)£1

Registration & Start Times

Park-O events are on a Saturday, and run between 1pm and 3pm. Unless otherwise specified for an event, the entry details and available courses are as shown below.

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.

Privacy: 

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.

Photography:

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.