BOK Regional event - Yoxter Ranges, Mendips - 20th January 2018
Entries have now opened on Fabian4. The link is http://www.fabian4.co.uk/default.aspx?EventID=1938
Come along to our next event on this excellent area, which hasn’t been used for a number of years. There are courses available for all abilities and ages.
If you are new to orienteering there will be help and advice available so you select the course that best suits your ability.
All courses are line courses ranging from about 2km (White Course), with controls located on paths, making navigation easy - so suitable for families with young children - right through to around 10km with technical difficulty to match (Brown Course).
The advertised course lengths will be straight line distance and the aim is to find the best route between check points, which in most cases will not be straight - so expect to run further.
Entry Fees are White and Yellow courses: £3.00; Orange & above: Juniors and students £5.00; Seniors £10.00.
You will be timed using an eletronic chip device (dibber), which can be hired if you do not have your own - Juniors free Seniors £1.50
You can enter on the day or beforehand at www.fabian4.co.uk
Car Parking: Yoxter Territorial Army training camp BA5 3BS (ST511543) midway along B3371, which links the B3134 (Burrington to Wells) at ST 526551 to B3135 (Cheddar Gorge to Green Ore) at ST495534.
Registration: From 10:00 till 12:00. Courses close at 14:30.
Safety: The area is high and exposed – all competitors must dress appropriately and carry a whistle. If weather is bad, carrying a waterproof hooded jacket will be compulsory. Cattle are loose on the area. The area is used for military training do not touch any residual objects. All competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. Runners traveling alone or with relevant pre-existing medical condition may wish to notify organiser.