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Results and Splits ('Other') v2 uploaded 23:00 (8/11/17)

Apologies for being unable to provide splits printouts tonight - we had a power issue meaning we were unable to run the printer. Sorry for the technical hitch on download too which caused queues - hopefully most of you managed to download (eventually!).

I have worked as best I can to reload any issues caused from collecting controls too early, as well as reinstating any of you who missed the start or finish punches.

If anyone would like a compact printable PDF of their splits (like you should've recieved!) then please email me and I can send you yours.

If there are any further issues, please let me know and I will endeavor to fix them! Email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Come along to SYO's first night event of the year in the lovely runable woodland and intricate moorland contour detail of Redmires. This event is suitable for experienced and improver orienteers. Juniors welcome but should be shadowed unless experienced. The event will be followed by a social at the Three Merry Lads.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your map by 12 noon on Tuesday 7th November. Please indicate whether you are planning to eat at the pub.


Parking will be in the car park next to the reservoir or on the Redmires Road, here. Nearest postcode is S10 4QZ.


Yellow 1.7km - ideal for juniors trying their first night event
Orange 2.1km - ideal for adults trying their first night event.
Short Green 3km 
Blue 5.4km 

Registration & Entry fees

Registration will be at the public car park from 18.15. 

£5 adults (£4 members)
£3 juniors / students

Pairs just pay for 1 entry.


Starts from 18:30 - 19.00. Courses close 19:45. Pease arrive early if you think you could take a long while.


WHISTLES and headtorches are compulsory

Bring a cagoule as it may be compulsory depending on the weather and forecast. Spare head torches are recommended.

The area is fairly small and is enclosed by walls and fences. Pairs are encouraged if this is your first night event. Juniors under Y7 must be shadowed. All juniors competing in their first night event must take part in pairs. 


Food and drink at the Three Merry Lads from 19.30.


Venue Details

Redmires Woods are the woodlands west of the three Redmires reservoirs.    Most of the map is mature coniferous woodland with minimal undergrowth providing superb running, but at the northern edge it opens out to moorland sheep pasture.  There are few paths.  The area is dotted with quarry /mining workings, some of which provide excellent technical orienteering.

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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