Note – although a mass start this is not a Score Event. Presentation of EMUL 2017 trophies at 11am

Terrain: Urban and parkland
Car parking and Assembly: Pavilion Gardens, Buxton

Getting There: Once in Buxton, follow the brown tourist signs for “Pavilion Gardens” and Parking. The car park is at the corner of St John’s Road and Burlington Road.

Nearest Post Code: SK17 9AR. Grid Reference: SK053733

Adults: £7 (members of British Orienteering); £9 (non-members)
Students: £3.50
Juniors: £3.50 for courses 1-5 and £2.00 for courses 6&7.
Family: £17.50 (members of British Orienteering); £21.50 (non-members)
Please include your British Orienteering membership number on your registration form.

Registration on the day only: 10.30 am until 11:15.
Courses close at 13:30 and controls will start to be collected. Please report to Download even if you retire. You must still report to the finish and download even if you miss the cut-off time to avoid a search being instigated.

Map: By Michelle Riley, updated by Mike Godfree Autumn 2017, scale 1:5000 and 5m contour intervals

Safety: Care must be taken around the lakes and crossing roads. Competitors are responsible for their own personal safety and for assessing their own abilities to complete the course. However, we have addressed possible risks through the Risk Assessment, planning of the courses and the information we provide to competitors.

Organiser: Ann-Marie Duckworth
Planner: Ranald Macdonald, Controller: Mike Godfree


Men’s Open (MO) – 7.9km, 105m

M40+ / Women’s Open (MV, WO) – 6.8 km, 95m

M55+ / W40+(MSV, WV) – 5.8km, 70m

M65+ / W55+(MUV,WSV) – 4.0km, 60m

W65+(WUV) – 3.7km, 50m

M16- / W16- (MJ, WJ) – 3.8km, 35m

M12- / W12- (MYJ, WYJ) – 2.4km, 15m

Please note that competitors aged 16 and under can only compete on courses 6&7 due to road crossings.

Entries and fees: Entry on the day only.

Sorry, NO Mini Maze – the grass is too wet.


Timing: The event will use Sportident electronic punching. Both SI contactless and contact punching is possible. If you do not have a Sportident card, you can hire one at Registration. Contact SI cards are £1 for Adults, free for Juniors & Students to hire. Contactless SI cards are also available to hire at £2 each on a first come first served basis due to limited numbers.


Start Times: Mass Start at 11:30 for courses 1-5 and 11:35 for courses 6 & 7. The start and finish are within 100m from assembly


Toilets: There are toilets in the car park.
Refreshments: Café should be open subject to severe weather conditions.
Parking: Pavilion Gardens car park. Pay and display £1.80 for 2 hours, £3.20 for 4 hours. Or free Burlington Road.

Dogs: Dogs are not allowed on courses, they are permitted in car park/assembly but must be on a lead and any mess removed.