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Informal Orientereeing Event Rookesdown Basingstoke 11th July 2019

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BADO are holding an Informal Orienteering 45 Minute Score Event on Thursday 11th July 2019.

The event is around the streets of Rookesdown, an area on the west side of Basingstoke between the A339 and the A340. The event format is simple to understand and suitable for people with no orienteering experience.

The event centre is the Weybrook Park Golf Club (Rooksdown Lane, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke, RG24 9NT. Registration is from 6:00pm to 6:30pm and starts between 6:15pm and 6:45pm.

The organiser is Jon Steed.

Non members are welcome as we are keen to use this simple format to introduce new people to BADO. Please bring as many people as you can – just tell Jon. how many are coming.

Run, jog or walk to visit as many of the controls as you can in 45 minutes.

We are using EMIT timing to log your start and finish time. If you do not have an Emit block then please tell the organiser and we will provide one

So bring a pen and EMIT brick if you have one. Compass may be useful but not essential

The Weybrook Park will put on sandwiches and chips but they must be ordered beforehand with the organiser.

Please do come along if you possibly can and it would really help the organiser to have some idea of numbers so if you could let Jon know if you can make it that would be great.

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