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Cliffhanger Ultrasprint at Millhouses Park

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Sun 3rd Jul 2011 Start Times 11:00

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Results now available above, RouteGagdet will (hopefully) follow soon.

Everyone who miss-punched at control 64 (number 4 in the final) has been reinstated.

WinSplits for the qualifier is available here and for the final here.

Splitsbrowser for the qualifier is available here and for the final here.

The UK's premier Ultrasprint orienteering event will return to Cliffhanger on Sunday 3 July.

A high intensity, high speed form of orienteering, the Ultrasprint starts and finishes into a specially constructed labyrinth. Competitors face a technical and physical challenge that includes complex map reading, multi-terrain racing, and a number of river crossings. A number of the UK's top elite orienteers will battle it out over a qualifying stage and final to become the Ultrasprint champion 2011.

It is free with entry into the Cliffhanger, though for the Ultrasprint, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to pre-book a map, as mentioned in the flyer above. Can enter on the day from 10:30.

Inov8 are the main sponsors of the Ultrasprint this year and there are chances to win entry into the Sheffield Urban event in September.

  • Qualification between 11am and 12:30.
  • Chasing start final base time at 1pm
  • Distances - qual ~ 2km, final ~ 2km

See the video below from the 2009 Cliffhanger that includes some shots of the Ultrasprint. Here are some photos of the Ultrasprint from a few years ago, © Chris Littler.

Here are the results and reports from the previous years' Ultrasprints: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.

Safety & risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If a competitor has a pre-existing medical condition that they think should be declared, please complete a medical form at enquiries. The sealed envelope will only be opened in an emergency.


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