Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race
- Postcode: CB24 6AZ *
- Lat,Lng: 52.23723,0.15879
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A fun orienteering event aimed at juniors and inexperienced adults in beautiful Milton Country Park. Have a go between 1pm and 3pm.
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.
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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.
- Short ~ 1km Very easy
- Medium ~ 2km Easy
- Long ~ 3km Medium
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. – this is an excellent way for children to learn some introductory orienteering techniques as well as get to know other juniors starting the sport. If you would like your juniors to join in, please contact Helen on email@example.com. 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.
People should NOT attend any this or any orienteering event:
- If they are unwell with a cough, fever or other respiratory symptoms.
- If they have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 until they have completed the prescribed quarantine period, even if they are completely symptom free.
- If they have returned from any overseas country until they have completed the self-quarantine period for 14 days, even if they are symptom free.
- If they are undergoing COVID-19 testing, until they have received negative results and are symptom free.
- If they have been advised to stay at home by a health professional.
If you have been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace because you are a contact of a known COVID-19 case, do not exercise outside your own home or garden and do not exercise with others.
We also advise competitors who fit within the higher at risk groups to take particular care and/or make decisions on attendance with due consideration to the risks associated with COVID-19.
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.