Level of event: Regional
Type of event: Race, Night
- Postcode: SG17 5QB *
- Lat,Lng: 52.04996,-0.36356
- Grid Ref: TL123403
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* Postcodes are not very precise in some areas, so don't rely on them for an exact location.
Our first event at Rowney Warren since 2018, and a chance to orienteer in the dark in one of our best orienteering areas.
A range of colour-coded courses will be on offer. Head torch essential.
Directions / Parking
Post code for SatNav: SG17 5QB
Access to the car park will be from a minor road leading off the A600 Shefford to Bedford road.
As you approach the car park there will a crossing point for runners - please take care and look out for runners crossing the road. Please car share if you can. Please park as directed by the parking supervisors.
If bringing a coach or minibus please inform the organiser in advance.
Terrain and map details
Rowney Warren is a well-contoured pine forest with significant spur and valley structure. Please take care with potentially hidden trip hazards such as roots and brambles in the undergrowth.
Maps are A4 in size, 1:10,000 scale, and printed on waterproof paper.
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.
Welfare and Safeguarding:
We want everyone to feel safe and welcome at our events. As a club, we support and follow British Orienteering’s safeguarding policies,which can be found via the links below:
In line with the policies of British Orienteering, the organisers of this event request that any person wishing to take photos or videos showing children should register their details with event volunteers before taking any such photos or videos. The event organisers reserve the right to ask people to refrain from taking photos or videos and may, if such warnings are ignored, refer the matter to the police.
Club's use of Images:
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.