Hookstone Woods – 19 Apr 15


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CLARO welcomes you to a Level C event at Hookstone Woods on the south side of Harrogate on Sunday 19th April 2015.

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 LOCATION  Hookstone Woods, Harrogate
 LATITUDE/LONGITUDE  53.982858, -1.511781

ENTRIES:   Entry on the day only (EOD).  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)

DIRECTIONS:  The area is located on the south east side of Harrogate.  Look out for the sign to Harrogate Squash & Fitness Centre on Hookstone Drive at GR 321546, and turn south off Hookstone Drive onto Hookstone Wood Road. Parking is at the area at the end of the road adjacent to the woods. Please drive slowly as there may be traffic leaving the showground via this road. Do not drive into the showground.  The car park is free.

TERRAIN:          A well-used, flat, mixed woodland area with a quarried area and the remains of the old Bathing Well. Sloping open fields adjacent, linking with the wooded valleys of Hookstone Beck and Crimple Beck.

MAP:          1:5,000 map with 5m contours, revised in 2014.

COURSES:        The following courses will be available:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Short Green
  • Light Green
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • White

Registration open: 10:00am – 12:00am
Starts: 10:30am – 12:30 noon
Courses close: 2:30pm

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

DOGS: Dogs on a lead, permitted.

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 are compulsory and will be checked. 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 – www.claro-orienteering.org.uk.  Information can also be obtained by phoning the organiser.

RESULTS: These will be posted on the Claro website www.claro-orienteering.org.uk.

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:          Graham Ramsden (Claro) – 01423 870767
Planner:               Graham Ramsden (Claro)
Controller:         Mike Cope (Claro)