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Sheffield City Race (UKUL)

A Regional event at Sheffield City

On Sun 8th Jul 2018 from 10:30 until 12:30

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Preliminary Information

Initial course details added 17/6/18

Counting in the National Urban League UKUL and Yorkshire Urban League YUL

A chance to orienteer on the excellent technical Sheffield city centre map, also taking in Parkhill and Victoria Quays, while participating in the exciting Cliffhanger Festival! Courses (White to Black) to suit all ages, including a course for adult (16+) newcomers, and Junior courses (White, Yellow & L Green) that take in the challenging Springfield Housing Estate and WestOne development (all adult courses visit this area too). All courses finish up in Devonshire Green, alongside the British Bouldering Championships!
Entries may be done via Fabian4 or on the day.


Devonshire Green, Sheffield. Parking in surrounding streets, flat rate of £1 on Sundays. Nearest postcode S1 4GY. Google Maps

Assembly, Start & Finish

Assembly and the Finish will be in Devonshire Green, with starts a short walk away. Also in assembly will be SYO's free Cliffhanger Maze - just one of the many activities part of the Cliffhanger Festival, that you can see and try.
Registration 10am-12 noon. Starts 10.30am -12.30pm. Courses close 14.30.


Seniors £8 (£10 non BOF members), £4 White to Light Green (Including Adult Newcomers)
Family (2 Senior + up to 4 juniors) - £20 (£24 non BOF members)    
Juniors / Students - £4
SI card hire:  £1 
Lost SI card compensation: £30


Urban terrain around Sheffield City Centre including Parkhill, Victoria Quays and Springfield Housing Estate.


The course lengths listed here are approximate, and are subject to change prior to the event. The lengths given are straight line, so competitors can expect to run further than listed. Some climbs are given for courses as a rough guide (Final lengths, along with climb, controls etc. to be given in the final details)


 Urban League Classes

Length (km) 


 Climb (m)


Black  MO (M18-35)    8.5  3  120 A3
Brown  MV (M40+)  WO (W18-35)  7.0  3   A3
Blue  MSV (M55+)  WV (W40+)  5.7  3  100 A3
Green  MUV (M65+)  WSV (W55+)  4.3  3   A3
Newcomers (16+) - - 3.9 2/3   A3
Short Green   WUV (W65+) 3.4 3 55 A3
Note: No unaccompanied Juniors on the above courses, as they cross busy roads.
Light Green MJ (M16-) WJ (W16-) 3.0 3   A4 x2
Yellow MYJ (M12-) WYJ (W12-) 2.0 2 30 A4
White - - 1.0 1   A4


Updated by Tim Tett (2018). Scale 1:4000


Competitors take part at their own risk & are responsible for their own safety.

The area is likely to be extremely busy with pedestrians as the event is run in conjunction with the Cliffhanger Festival. In addition, roads on the map are open to traffic and a lot of care should be taken when crossing.

Sheffield City Race 2018