Location: - York
Fixture Date: - 29/08/2021
The York City race will be based on the south side of the city this year. There is a designated car park, hired for the event. Car Park details are below. If you are walking to the event, then Assembly will be near the south end entrance to Rowntree Park, OS Grid Ref SE602502, post code YO23 1LS. From the A64 the best way in is the A1036 Junction, past Askham Bar Park and Ride and take the road to Bishopthorpe (Sim Balk Lane). This will take you over the A64 where you will take the first left onto Church Lane. At the T junction turn left towards York on Bishopthorpe Road. This goes back over the A64 and will lead you to the car park. This is the way coaches for Race traffic enters the Knavesmire on race days and is the simplest.
York Racecourse. The car park is a designated car park for orienteers and there will be no charge on entry. It is adjacent to Bishopthorpe Road in York, OS Grid Ref SE600495, post code YO23 1DE. Please park in rows to allow easy access.
Typical urban area but with some tricky snickelways and parks.
Register through Fabian - Select Book Here
Select your start time as part of the entry process. All entrants will acknowledge British Orienteering Covid policies and procedures. All entrants should consider government advice based on the Covid alert level at the time of the event, and the alert level in the event area (North Yorkshire CC). Any cancellations and refunds will be handled via Fabian.
The start will be close to Assembly. Start times will from 10:30 until 12:30 and pre booked via Fabian4. Please try to stick to these. If you miss your start time the start team will endeavour to fit you in when they can. Please be patient!
Please comply with Covid procedures for distancing and sanitisation as requested. That will require arriving at the start in a timely fashion for your start and avoid any risk of crowding at the start area. Please obey instructions of Start marshalls. Don’t hang around the finish, make your way back to assembly and leave the event promptly.
Electronic chip hire £1 Senior & 50p Junior (note SIAC dibbers will not be available to hire)
|B||WOMEN OPEN/MEN VET||W18/20/21/35 M40+|
|C||WOMEN VET/MEN SUPER VET||W40+, M55+|
|D||WOMEN SUPER VET/MEN HYPER VET||W55+, M65+|
|E||WOMEN HYPER VET/ULTRA VET/MEN ULTRS VET||W65+, W75+, M75+|
|F||JUNIOR WOMEN/JUNIOR MEN||W16/14, M16/14|
|G||YOUNG JUNIOR WOMEN/YOUNG JUNIOR MEN||W12/10, M12/10|
SI electronic punching, SIAC enabled.
Download will be managed in a socially distant manner. If you have any queries or issues about your run subsequent to downloading, please notify download marshall who will either fix any computing problem or contact an event official if necessary on your behalf.
Although a thorough risk assessment has been conducted by the organiser, orienteering is an adventure sport and you are taking part at your own risk.
Results will be posted on the Eborienteers website as well as here, once the event has occurred. Please allow 24 hours.
Competitors must not attend if;
- a) they or someone in their household has displayed Covid-19 symptoms or
- b) they or someone in their household has been tested positive for Covid-19 or
- c) the test and trace service has asked them to self-isolate or
- d) a medical professional has advised or asked them to self-isolate.
Anyone who has pre-entered for the event and is then unable to participate due to self-isolation should notify the organiser as soon as possible, and will be given a full refund of any entry fees that they have paid.
Some of the data you provide at registration (name, club and age class) will be used to publish results on our website. All other data required for insurance purposes will be kept for 5 years.
If you are not yet a member of an orienteering club affiliated to British Orienteering, we encourage you to join, and benefit from the membership advantages from British Orienteering and Eborienteers. Please ask any of our club officials for more information on how to join.
We have a policy on the taking of photographs at events, based on national guidance. This provides a sensible balance between the benefits and risks associated with the taking and use of images. If you are unsure about acceptable practice, please speak to the event organiser.