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West Anglian Orienteering Club

EAUL, SEOULPeterborough UrbanSun 02 April, 2023

Near: Hampton Hargate
Level of event: Regional
Type of event: Race, Urban


Pre Event Info

Location Info

  • Postcode: PE7 8HG *
  • Lat,Lng:
  • Grid Ref: TL179944

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

A chance to experience a brand new location for Urban orienteering, Hampton Hargate, with an event featuring 8 courses from 1.3 km to 9.8 km. The event is part of the East Anglian Urban League and the South England Urban League.

Directions / Parking

The event centre will be at the Vivacity Leisure Centre, Hampton Hargate, PE7 8HG.  Parking will be in the Leisure centre car park.

Course Information

The start will be 480m/5mins walk from the leisure centre.  Juniors will need to be escorted to/from the start/finish area.

Course details to be confirmed, but due to the nature of urban orienteering, those aged under 16 on the day of the event can only enter courses 7 or 8 (2.3/1.3km), and those under 12 can only enter course 8 (1.3km).

Electronic punching will be used.  All numbered controls will operate in beacon mode to enable non-contact punching with SIAC dibbers.  Conventional (contact) and non-contact (SIAC) “Dibbers” will be available for hire.

CourseLength (km)
ControlsClasses (for EAUL and SEOUL)
19.826M Open
27.820W Open; M Vet (40+)
36.716W Vet (40+); M Supervet (55+)
45.213W Supervet (55+); M Ultravet (65+)
53.710W Ultravet (65+); M Hypervet (75+)
62.98W Hypervet (75+)
72.313W Junior; M Junior (16-)
81.38W Young Junior; M Young Junior (12-)

To be competitive in the EAUL and SEOUL, you must run the designated course for your age class.

Entry Details

On-line advance entry is now closed. Start list, showing start block times for those already entered, can be viewed on Fabian4.

Entry on the day will be available for all courses subject to availability of maps.

Entry Fees

Advance entry
Entry on the day
Senior (BO member)
£ 10£ 12
Senior (not BO member)
£ 12£ 14
Junior (Under 21) and senior student in FTE
£ 3£ 3
Dibber hire
£ 1£ 1
SIAC hire
£ 3£ 3

Registration and Start Times

Registration will open at 10:00 am for on the day entry, enquiries, and hired dibber collection. Starts will run from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Pre-entered runners have been allocated a 15 minute start block, to match start time preferences. The block time is the start of the 15 minute period. For example, if you are allocated the 11:15 start block, please aim to arrive at the start between 11:15 and 11:29. We will not be enforcing start times.

Courses close at 2:30 pm.

Terrain and map details

Map scale is at 1:5,000 with 2.5m contour intervals. The area is mostly flat, city streets, but also
includes some parkland. Maps and loose control descriptions are pre-printed on waterproof paper.
Control descriptions are symbolic for courses 1-6 and descriptive for courses 7 and 8.

Grateful thanks go Hampton Vale Community and O&H Land, Vivacity Leisure Centre for the use
of their facilities and all at WAOC who have helped in putting on this event.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser: Mark and Muriel Scaife (WAOC)

Planner: Iain Stemp (WAOC)

Controller: Jeff Baker (LOG)