Come and experience the challenge of night orienteering around the streets of Kelham Island.
With a choice of three different courses, this race caters to experienced orienteers, runners and newcomers alike and is part of Sheffield's month long Festival of the Outdoors.
One of the biggest orienteering clubs in the UK, South Yorkshire Orienteers (SYO) have over 300 members ranging in age from 5 to 85.
They offer a friendly and informal welcome to the sport - supporting adult and junior beginners and more seasoned orienteers alike with coaching and a programme of regular events. www.southyorkshireorienteers.org.uk
Cost - £6 adults (£5 members), £3 juniors / students. Dibber hire free. If you go round as a pair you just pay for 1 entry.
Based at the Fat Cat, Alma St, Kelham Island. Postcode S3 8SA. Registration and start in the garden room of the Fat Cat. Parking - in the Fat Cat car park or surrounding streets
Long ( approx 6.5km) Medium (approx 4.5km) and Short (approx 2.5km). Distances are straight line routes so you will run lots further than the stated distances. The long course is not suitable for beginners.
Starts from 6.45-7.30. Courses close 8.30pm Cost - £6 adults (£5 members), £3 juniors / students. Dibber hire free. If you go round as a pair you just pay for 1 entry. Register in advance - Please enter in advance via the SYO Entry System. Entries open on Sunday 25th February and close on Sunday 10th March.
Additional Safety Info
Please take care crossing roads. Juniors welcome but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. You must wear reflective clothing and carry a headlight! Post event social - Join us for beer and / or food in the Fat Cat post race. Food will need to be pre-ordered via the entry system.
For more information visit: www.southyorkshireorienteers.org.uk