Bampton Common and Cawdale Long O – 28th August 2022

Parking High Howe Farm, 4km SW of Helton
Streetmap (OS) NY491192
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Venue: Bampton Common and Cawdale, 10km south of Penrith. The car park and finish are at High Howe farm NY491192– this is the same place as last year, but the courses are mostly in a new area further south with a 1.5km flat walk to the start (on paths). Last year’s Routegadget: https://www.bl.routegadget.co.uk/rg2/#143

Terrain: Runability is generally good but with some marshy sections that can be hard going particularly after wet weather. It is mostly grassy but with patches of bracken (mapped) and low heather. There are sections of rock and contour detail.

Courses:
· Long 17.5km, 790m climb
· Medium 12.4km, 480m climb
· Short 7.7km, 330m climb
· Very Short 5.0km, 200m climb

Map: 1:12,500 for Long and Medium. 1:10,000 for Short and Very Short

Entries: Open 4th August and close 21st August. Limited late entry may be available. Enter at: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=10298

Start Times: 10:00 – 12:00, but those on the long course should start before 11:00 (unless you know you are very fast). Courses close at 3:30

Dogs: Allowed on leads

Pairs: You are very welcome to run as a pair

Refreshments: Free tea and cake at the finish for all competitors

Queries: Contact planners/organisers Karen and Dan Parker (BLdanandkaren@gmail.com) or via the BL website borderlinersorienteering.org