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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Park-OMilton Country ParkSat 14 September, 2019

Near: Milton
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 in our Autumn 2019 Park-O series

Park-O Series Info

A series of monthly orienteering events during the school year, set in parks around Cambridge. Aimed at juniors and inexperienced adults.

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

Milton Country Park, Milton, near Cambridge.  Postcode for Sat Nav: CB24 6AZ  

From the A14: Take junction 33 signed Milton/ A10.  Take the Milton exit from the A10/A14 roundabout down into the village. At the Tesco roundabout turn right to drive through a small industrial estate.  The car park entrance can be found at the end of this road.  We will be near the café.

Course Information

Short     ~ 1km Very easy

Medium ~ 2km Easy

Long      ~ 3km Medium

Entry Details

Children / Students £2

Adults £4

Family groups £4

Second runs £1

Registration and Start Times

Registration and starts between 1pm and 3pm.

Please note that courses close at 3:30pm. If you wish to do the long course, you need to start by 2:30pm, unless you have sufficient experience that you will be able to finish before 3:30pm.

Junior training will take place for WAOC juniors before the Park-O. If you would like your juniors to join in, please contact Helen on chair@waoc.org.uk. If you wish to join WAOC to take advantage of this, please see our membership section for details on how to join.

There is a Café at the visitor centre. Toilets are available near the car park. You must pay the normal car parking charge if using the car park.

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.

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.