Darenth Country ParkSat 18 May

Come and Try It Event

Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun6 App.

Terrain type: Parkland & Woodland

Last updated: Thu 25 January, 2024

Location Info

Near: Dartford
Lat,Lng: 51.43023,0.24924
Postcode: DA2 6PU

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Course Information

Yellow 2.5km. Controls (checkpoints) are very easy to find, mostly on paths, ideal for younger children and complete beginners.

Orange 3.5km Controls are on or near paths with some route choice. Good for progressing juniors and adult newcomers who are reasonably confident reading a map.

Green 4.5km Controls are away from paths giving more navigational challenge. Suitable for those with some experience.

Score: Visit as many controls as you can in an hour. Controls are in 3 groups, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Visit as many controls as you choose in any one group before moving on to another group. No return to a group that has been left. Suitable for anyone.

Course lengths are indicative and are as measured in straight lines. Actual distance travelled will be greater.

Contacts / Officials

Organiser and Planner: JB Rae-Smith

Controller (risk assessment only): David Dawson

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