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West Anglian Orienteering Club

Park-OWandlebury Country ParkSat 16 January, 2021

Near: Cambridge
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 at Wandlebury. A fun orienteering event aimed at juniors, families and new-to-the-sport adults in beautiful Wandlebury Country Park.

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

Wandlebury Country Park is located on the Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge. The park is 2 miles south of Addenbrooke’s Hospital roundabout on A1307 between Cambridge and Haverhill.

Postcode for satnav: CB22 3AE. It is signposted off the A1307

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

There is a cycle path from Cambridge alongside the A1307 to the park. Cycling is not allowed in the park (except young children) but cycle parking is available at the car park.

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

Guidance for beginners available from Registration. First Aid will be located at Download.


Course Information

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

Entry Details

Children/Students£2
Adults (21ys+)£4
Family Groups£5
Second runs (not currently available)£1

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

Dog restrictions

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

Indoor toilets are available at Wandlebury.

More about Park-O: 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. It’s a great way to enjoy the local parks and our friendly volunteers will help you choose the course right for you and get you started. Read more at https://www.waoc.org.uk/events/parko



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.