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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Park-OTrumpington MeadowsSat 19 October, 2019

Near: Cambridge
Level of event: Local
Type of event: Race



It was WAOC's first event at Trumpington Meadows today and the weather was very kind to us. It was great to see pupils from local school come along. We also had a lot of people from our previous events who came with their Park-O passports which really sped things up for the download team.

We have a bigger event at Ferry Meadows next weekend with a wide range of courses including ones similar to our Park-O courses.

Pre Event Info

Location Info

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

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.

What happens at Park-O? Click here to find out

Park-O How-to Guide

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

For those of you coming by car, we suggest you park at Trumpington Park and Ride in the corner near the John Lewis pick-up building. Then please walk from the corner of the Park and Ride near the John Lewis building, along Kestrel Rise passing by Trumpington Meadows Primary School, past the Sainsburys Local and continue straight on until you reach the edge of the park where you will see the WAOC banner. There are toilets at the park and ride.

If you are arriving by on foot or by bike, make your way to the Sainsbury's Local on Osprey Drive, CB2 9AY, from where you should be able to see our banner at the edge of the park.

Course Information

For all University students, please note that this area is under embargo for those intending to take part in the BUCS orienteering competition in March 2020. Anybody entering this Park-O event will not be able to run competitively at BUCS 2020.

Courses available

Short     ~ 1km Very easy
Medium ~ 2km Easy
Long      ~ 3km Medium

Entry Details

See Park-O page

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.

We are grateful to The Cambridgeshire Wildlife Trust for allowing us to run this event at the Trumpington Meadows nature reserve, and also to Cambridge City Council for their permission to use the Byron's Pool area.