Night Event at Limb Valley
Wed 25th Feb 2015
Congratulations to everyone who managed to slip and slide their way around Limb Valley this evening. Thank you to SHUOC for putting on the event, they did a great job. Results are below and splits are available from the link above
Long (length 5.2km, 22 controls)
1 William Gardner SHUOC M21 47:57 2 Adam Potter SHUOC M20 48:35 3 Michael Adams SYO M20 56:11 4 Olly Williams M20 SHUOC 56:58 5 Peter Tryner SYO M40 58:50 6 Alex Rothman SYO M35 59:40 7 Nic Barber SHUOC M21 63:05 8 Pippa Dakin SYO W18 66:20 9 Chris Lambert SHUOC M21 68:01 10 Charlie Adams SYO M50 69:05 11 Tommy Horton M21 SHUOC 71:04 12 Andrew Sadler SHUOC M21 77:11 13 Tim Wiegand SYO M45 82:09 14 Stephen Martin SYO M50 100:41 15 Jake Lane SHUOC M21 120:22 mp David Peel SYO M45 65:57 Missing no 11 Peter Gorvett SYO M65 dnf No finish time Patrick Jones SHUOC M20 dnf No finish time Matthew Elkington SHUOC M20 rtd Missing nos 11-22
Medium (14 controls)
1 Louise Adams SYO W18 51:34 2 Lucy Wiegand SYO W45 55:18 3 Lester Hartmann DVO M55 65:22 4 Claire Prosser SYO W21 71:25 5 Jim Elder SYO M65 72:21 6 Henry Marston SYO M65 87:30 Jacky Dakin SYO W50 dnf No finish time Colin Drury SYO M65 rtd Missing nos 3,5-14 Lynden Hartmann DVO W60 rtd Missing nos 9-14 Kevin Carter SYO rtd Missing nos 10-14 Ben May SYO M21 rtd Missing nos 10-14 David Sissons NOC M40 rtd Missing nos 10-14
Short (8 controls)
1 Emil Howell M8 22:23 2 Maia Howell W6 28:28
Forest night orienteering, good to try night orienteering or sharpen up before the British Night Championships in Leeds.
Directions-Parking is in Whirlow Brook Park in the car park on the road to Whirlowbrook hall. Turn off Eccleshall/Hathersage road onto the little semi circle road then there will be an o kite at the entrance to the drive.
Postcode S11 9QD
Starts- Starts will be from 18:30-19:15 (maybe earlier if it is dark). Registration will be from 18:10 in the car park. Courses close at 20:30
Finish- The finish is on the other side of the hall to accommodate the short course so you will have to navigate 250m back from the finish. (It is just along the road down)
Long-5.2km 250m --2 sided map turn over at 13.
Medium-3.0km 170m climb
Short-2.0km 60m climb
The short course will have a taped route control 1-2 as the path is very hard to follow.
Terrain-The terrain is a valley with a steep slope one side and a plateau the other side. It is quite nice at the moment with low vegetation except on the flat part where there is a lot of thinning. The slopes are very slippery please wear suitable footwear with grip. Also the medium and long courses cross a stream it is not very high at the moment but be careful.
Cost- £4 for seniors. £2 for students and juniors, £1 SI card hire
Emergency number-If you plan on carrying a mobile phone round please call 07851461255 if any problems arise.
Limb Valley includes Whirlowbrook Park, Whinfell Quarry Garden and the woods either side of Whirlow Brook.
The woodland is mixed conifer and deciduous. Much of it is very runnable though partly steep valley sides, but there are patches of bramble and holly.More details about Limb Valley...
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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