Beyond Orienteering (Dorset): Short course - Sunday 25 August 2019

169.00 Km
Race Date:
Sun, 25 August 2019 - 08:00 am
Closing Date:
Wed, 21 August 2019 - 12:00 am
Current Price:

Beyond Orienteering (Dorset)

The beyond Orienteering event is one that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point.
You will need to move at speed ( except the family event) in a mix of unusual and possibly unfamiliar terrain. Participants will be given a topographical map, a specially prepared orienteering map, which you will use to find control points.

With multiple routes occurring on the same day its possible there may be two or three control points together, ensure you stamp your card with the correct one for your course.

Short course

The short course is a mix of stunning Dorset wide open countryside, woodland,paths and some urban areas, of course there are a few hills to slow you down you will need to study your map before the start and plan what you believe will be the fastest route to visit the most control points, Its set over an approx distance of 16 km squared and will be run to the following rules.

There will be 15 control points over the complete course and a strict time limit of TWO HOURS, you must be back at the finish by 12.15 or sooner if you complete the course.

Each control point has a value of one (1) point added to it, visit all the controls for 15 points (max) and return in the fastest time, when you plan your route, you need to think about route+points+time to finish.

The person or persons with the highest points, who returns in the fastest time will be declared the winner.(On count-back), over two hours incurs a 5 minute time penalty per minute over

More information

The event is classed as an adventure race and participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event, always be mindful when crossing roads or when navigating unfamiliar areas.

Organiser Details

Beyond Events
Beyond Events website
Contact Details
: 01308420932

Race Info

Beyond Orienteering (Dorset)
Short course
Race Date
25 Aug 19 - 08:00
Entries Close
32 days


Standard Price
£12.50 (No processing fee)