The East Anglian Orienteering Association welcomes you to Greensand Country. Rushmere Country Park is a varied area of heathland and native woodland and currently holds an International Green Flag award for quality of parks and green spaces.

Event date: Sunday 6th March 2022.

Event location: Rushmere Country Park, LU7 0EB

Car parking: Rushmere Nurseries, Bragenham Lane, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EE

Getting there:

By Car - From the A5 take Woburn Road into Heath and Reach. Turn right onto Linslade Road, passing the entrance to the Country Park on your right (DO NOT enter the Country Park through the car park barriers). Continue 200m and turn right into Bragenham Lane. The turning into the car park is 350m up the lane on your right.

By public transport – the nearest train station is in Leighton Buzzard. The 150 bus runs from Milton Keynes Train Station to Aylesbury (via Leighton Buzzard Train Station) and the Heath and Reach Sheepcote Crescent stop is about 1.5km walk from the event car park.

Arena: Situated 700m (10-minute walk) from the car park. Will contain enquiries/dibber hire, traders & catering, toilets, finish and download.

Start: 950m from the car park (mostly downhill with one marshalled crossing), 600m from the event arena. Start times will be 10:30am - 1.00pm.

Map: 1:7500 scale and 5 m contours for all age classes. (Note: Control circles inner diameter 7.5mm). Map updated 2021 by Steve Hardy (SMOC) and Freya Askham (SMOC).

Dogs: Dogs are permitted on leads but not to accompany competitors on courses.

Entries: Entries via Fabian 4 (opening soon). NOTE: There will be NO entry on the day. Entry by age class (M/W10 – 90) or non-competitive courses white, yellow or orange.

Fees

Up to 16/1/22

Up to 13/2/22

Seniors

£22

£25

Juniors (& full time students)

£10

£12

Non-competitive courses

£10

£12

     
     
     

Linked event: Saturday 5th March – East Anglian Championships at Salcey Forest, NN7 2HX. See WAOC website for more details Salcey Forest - West Anglian Orienteering Club (waoc.org.uk)

Closing date for entries: 13th February 2022