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Cliffhanger Ultrasprint at Millhouses Park

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Sat 3rd Jul 2010 Start Times 11:00

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The UK's premier Ultrasprint orienteering event returned to Cliffhanger on Saturday 3 July. A high intensity, high speed form of orienteering, the Ultrasprint started and finished into a specially constructed labyrinth. Competitors faced a technical and physical challenge that included complex map reading, multi-terrain racing, and a number of river crossings. A number of the UK's top elite orienteers battled it out over a qualifying stage and final to become the Ultrasprint champion 2010. 

Richard Robinson (NOC) won the men's class and Alice Leake (EBOR) had a comfortable 2 minutes lead in the women's class.

Results from the qualifier are here and the final here.

Visitors to Cliffhanger experienced the labyrinth for themselves on Sunday 4 July after watching the experts racing around the park on Saturday. Cliffhanger is one of the UK’s largest outdoor outdoor-pursuits festivals, based in one of Sheffield’s biggest green spaces. The aim of the event is to Inspire & Involve. Featuring competitions or demonstrations in rock climbing, orienteering, kayaking, mountain biking, running, skiing & snowboarding, skateboarding, free running, adventure racing and more, visitors will be able to watch elite sports-people of all ages competing or demonstrating, and then take part in the sports they have just been inspired by. 

For more info about Cliffhanger, see their website: Cliffhanger.

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