Evening Event 5 at Weston Park
Wed 10th Aug 2011
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Registration, Start & Finish at junction of Northumberland Road and Whitham Road/Western Bank – opposite corner to Hospital, just inside University campus.
Parking on adjacent roads
Nearest tram stop - Sheffield University
Three courses available: - all will cross the minor road between Weston and Crookes Valley Parks
Short (easy) approx. 1.7km
Medium (a bit harder) approx. 2.5km
Long (harder still) approx. 3.2km
£3 adults, £1 children
Registration from 6.15pm, starts from 6.30 - 7.30pm, courses close at 8pm
Weston Park is 5-hectare traditional park very near the City Centre. Events there usually have courses that extend into Crookes Valley Park to the NW and around the buildings and grounds of Sheffield University Main Campus. The combination of complex urban terrain and runnable parkland makes for entertaining orienteering. The Weston Park Museum in one corner is an interesting family-friendly museum.More details about Weston Park...
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.
SYO has an agreed policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser. Read our photography policy.