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West Anglian Orienteering Club

MapRun LeagueNewmarketWed 02 June, 2021

Near: Newmarket
Level of event: Course
Type of event: Race, Urban

Location Info

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

Training Evening League Series Info

The Summer League will be a MapRun League this year with the opportunity to run the course either on the Wednesday evening or at any time within that week.

45 minute score course - find as many checkpoints as you can within the 45 minute time limit. Courses are being planned, where areas allow, to enable the faster runners to cover 10 km. 20 points per control and 10 point deduction for every minute (or part thereof) that you are late.

Please note that controls will not be placed. You can run the course traditionally without a smart phone but you will not be eligible for the league. Paper maps will be available for all entering on the Wednesday evening and when the covid rules allow there will be a social debrief in the host pub afterwards.

See Stephen Borrill's article in JabberWAOC on how to use a MapRun app.

There are leagues for Men and Women, with prizes for the winners. Your best 5 runs count.

MapRun League events:

  • 5th May, Impington and Histon
  • 19th May, Milton
  • 2nd June, Newmarket
  • 16th June, Cherry Hinton
  • 7th July, Standon Meadows
  • 21st July, Shelfords and Stapleford
  • 18th August, Cambourne
  • 25th August, Huntingdon

An event or two more will be added soon.

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

The start and finish will be at the junction of Grosvenor Yard and Fitzroy Street, in front of the Kings Theatre. 

Free parking at Grosvenor Yard Car Park after 4.00 p.m. or an 11 minute walk from the station. 

Entry Details

WAOC members: £4 senior; £2 student

Non-members: £5 senior; £3 student

Registration and Start Times

Covid allowing: Registration 18:30 - 18:55; Mass start 19:00

Terrain and map details