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West Anglian Orienteering Club

ParkOWandlebury Country ParkSat 16 March, 2019

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

Location Info

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

A Park-O event at Wandlebury Country Park.


ParkO Series Info

A series of monthly orienteering events during the school year, set in parks around Cambridge. Aimed at juniors and inexperienced adults.

Read more about this series

Directions / Parking

Wandlebury is located on the Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge and is signposted off the A1307. Postcode CB22 3AE.

The park is 2 miles south of Addenbrooke’s Hospital roundabout on A1307 between Cambridge and Haverhill. There is a cycle path alongside the A1307 to the park.

Wandlebury is well-served by Stagecoach Citiplus X13 and X13a bus service between Cambridge and Haverhill. There are stops close to the park entrance.

Entry to the park is FREE but car parking charges apply (£3 for any length of visit; members and disabled drivers park free). The car parking machine only accepts coins.

Cycling is not allowed in the park (except young children) but cycle parking is available at the car park.

Course Information

Short     ~ 1km Very easy

Medium ~ 2km Easy

Long      ~ 3km Medium

Entry Details

Children / Students £2

Adults £4

Registration and Start Times

Registration and starts between 1pm and 3pm

Terrain and map details

The map will be printed at a scale of 1:5,000

Dog restrictions

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on leads at all times. Dog bins are provided.

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.

Privacy: 

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.

Photography:

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.