Dob Park – 7 Dec 14


Ranking Points


Claro will host a Regional Level C event at Dob Park near Harrogate on Sunday 7th December 2014.

LOCATION Dob Park Road
LS21 2NA
LATITUDE/LONGITUDE 53.945513, -1.702738
LINKS Streetmap
OS GRID REFERENCE SE 196 499 (Parking)
SE 195 492 (Road junction)

ENTRIES:   Entry on the day only (EOD).  SportIdent (SI) punching will be used for all courses.  Hire dibbers will be available.

FEES:             Senior £7,    Junior £2.50,    SI dibber hire £1 (Juniors 50p) , Car parking £1 per car.

DIRECTIONS:          The area is approximately 3 miles north of Otley.

NOTE: Otley Town Centre will be closed to traffic on the day due to the Victorian Christmas Fayre so seek an alternative route.

Dob Park Road is a north turn off the minor road between Otley and the A59 at Blubberhouses. It will be signed from the turn at Grid reference SE 195 492.  The car park is small, so please car share wherever possible. Charge £1 per car.

TERRAIN:         The area is mixed forest with some steep slopes and scattered rocks. It is mostly runnable with some fine contour detail.

MAP:          1:7,500 scale with 5m contours for all courses; printed on waterproof paper

COURSES:        Colour coded courses:

White 1.4km – 35m climb Easy but there is a steep downhill path as part of the course.
Yellow 1.9km – 45m climb Easy
Orange 2.4km – 60m climb Fairly easy
Light Green 3.1km – 80m climb Moderate
Short Green 3.2km – 95m climb Fairly hard
Green 4.0km – 170m climb Hard
Blue 5.1km – 250m climb Hard
Registration open: 10:00am – 12:00am
Starts: 10:30am – 12:30 noon
Courses close: 2:00pm

FACILITIES:  Portable toilets will be provided.  Water will be available at the finish.

DOGS:  Unfortunately no dogs are allowed.

SAFETY:  Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. If travelling alone, please leave your keys at registration. All competitors who start must report to download even if they retire. Whistles and full leg cover compulsory. Waterproof jackets may be compulsory in the case of bad weather. In the unlikely event of cancellation, details will be posted on the Claro website –  Information can also be obtained by phoning the organiser.

RESULTS: These will be posted on the Claro website

PHOTOGRAPHY:  In accordance with the British Orienteering Child Welfare Policy and Procedures, the organiser of this event requires that any person wishing to engage in any video, zoom or close range photography should register their details with the organiser before carrying out any such photography. The organiser reserves the right to decline entry to any person unable to meet or abide by the organiser’s conditions.  The club policy is here.


Organiser:           Tim Moon (CLARO) – 01943 602429 
Tim M email address
Planner:             Colin John (CLARO)
Controller:          Andrew Kelly (AIRE)