Leek Urban

Leek Urban

Leek Urban Race

Level C

Sunday 3rd November 2019

 Potteries Orienteering Club invites you to an urban race in the historic market town of Leek. This will be event 5 of the 2019 West Midlands Urban League. Leek is described glowingly as the ‘Queen of the Moorlands’ and sits on the edge of the Peak District.

Location:     Brough Park, Leek, Staffordshire,

                      ST13 6AT.


Directions:   From Stoke follow the A53 to Leek. Go straight through the town centre and 3 sets of traffic lights into Ball Haye Road. At the bottom of the hill turn left into Vicarage Road car park which is free on Sundays. Registration is a short walk from parking at the 5th Leek Scout HQ, adjacent to the leisure centre.


Car Park:     Vicarage road car park. Hard standing. No fee. Google Maps Link


Courses:      Standard range of 7 courses for the WM Urban League. Junior courses will remain mostly in Brough Park with a few controls in the adjacent housing estate.


Terrain:        Typical urban mix of tarmac and grass surfaces.


Map:            A3 1:5000 , Junior A4 1:5000.


Punching:    Sportident. Controls will be enabled to work with touchfree (SIAC) dibbers as well as standard ones. Standard only SI card hire £1. Lost hire cards charged at £30.


Entries:        Pre-Entry via www.fabian4.co.uk. Entries will close at midnight Thur 31st October.


Fees:            Pre-Entry: Seniors £8.50 (+£2 for non-BOF members) Juniors £2.50

                    EOD : Seniors £10.00 (+2 for non-BOF members) Juniors £3.00


Times:         EOD Registration from 10:00.  Starts 10:30 - 12:30.


Assembly:   Enquiries, Registration, Download, all inside Scout HQ. Toilets in leisure centre.


Start:           Short walk from leisure centre.     Finish: Short walk from leisure centre.


Safety:         Competitors take part at their own risk.  Whistles must be carried.


Organiser:   Graham Pigott (POTOC)

Planner:       Martin Pigott (POTOC)

Controller:   Clive Richardson (WRE).


Website:      www.potoc.co.uk

Event Properties

Event Date 03-11-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 03-11-2019 12:00 pm
Individual Price £8.50 Seniors, £2.50 Juniors
Location Leek

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