Tue Mar 5th: Winter evening Street-O, Otley

A series of six fun 45 minute score events on Tuesday evenings using MapRun.

Jan 09Clotherholme, RiponDavid DayResultsTracks
Jan 23Pateley BridgeBill HicksonResultsTracks
Feb 6Pannal Ash Sean MolloyResultsTracks
Feb 20StarbeckMark DavidResultsTracks
Mar 5OtleyAndrew Kelly
Mar 19Hornbeam Park TBCKevin Francis/Vicky Bailey

Location: Sainsburys car park, off Bondgate
Assembly: SW corner of the car park, under the canopy at the far end of the main supermarket building from the entrance.
Post code: SE203452
What3word: fishnet.instance.icon
MapRun name: Otley Mar24 – QR code below. This will be on the map along with PIN for access.

Entries: see details below

Postrace venue: Rose and Crown pub on corner of Bondgate and Crossgate, what3words:
Food ordering: If you want to partake of food, please put in an order direct with the pub by Sunday evening from the menus below (they are closed on Mondays). They may be able to take orders on the day, but I was told they are busy on Tuesdays, and will almost certainly need to order food to cater for us. Phone number 01943-850180. Quote ‘Kelly – Claro orienteering club’. A half-price deal is advertised for Main Meals on Tuesdays (which is why they are busy)!

Important Things to Remember:

  • Pre-enter using RaceSignUp before you come, the link is on this Winter Evenings web page below.  
  • Bring a headlamp and a hi-viz top.
  • Check you have the latest version of MapRun, it should be MapRun 7.3.1
  • Download the event on to your phone or watch before you come. 
  • Please meet at 6:15pm for the pre-start briefing
  • If not using MapRun directly you can use a normal fitness watch, ask how.
  • Check on the website where we are meeting.


Format: 45 minute score event (see below for explanation). Mass start 1830, although late starters can be accommodated until 1845. Controls recorded using either the MapRun App (see below), or manually using pen and paper!

Entries: pre-entries via Racesignup until 1700 on the night before (Mon) to guarantee a map. After this, entries will be available via Racesignup or on the evening, subject to map availability. Entries on the day: bank transfer or exact cash (no change available).

Sign up to Autumn Evening Street Series

Event Fees: Individual events – Seniors: BOF members £3, non-members  £4; Juniors: £1. Season tickets for all 6 events – Seniors: BOF members £15, non-members £20; Juniors: £5 (i.e. 6 events for the price of 5).

Results: posted here after the event and on the results page. When entering our events your name may appear in the results section of this website or in newspaper reports.

Post-event social: each event will have a designated pub or bar for a post-event drink (and/or meal if available) – a great way of getting to meet club members!

Safety: Runners must wear hi-vis vest, jacket or other top, and be aware that courses will be crossing roads, some may be busy. A head torch is essential, as is either pen/pencil or smartphone/Garmin/Apple watch for control recording. As the events are held on public roads, event insurance requires that under-16s may only take part if accompanied by an adult.

Score events: The aim of a score event is to score as many points as possible within the time limit. All Winter Series events will have approximately 30 controls, each worth 20 points. Youwill lose 10 points for every minute or part minute you are late back!

Using Maprun: The Maprun App is available via the usual sources of apps for Android and Iphones. Go here to practise using it on one of the club’s permanently available score events, and for advice on how to use the app. Details for downloading courses for each event will be available in the ‘Next Event’ section above. Help will also be available on the night, or see enquiries below.

Enquiries: For any entries enquiries, contact Linda Kelly; for other enquiries, contact Quentin Harding.