Redmires Night Orienteering

20 Mar 2024 17:45 - 19:45

A night Orienteering event suitable for all overlooking Redmires Reservoir.

This area of intricate contours in the open moorland, combined with wonderful runnable woodland, offer an interesting challenge to experienced orienteers, whilst the clear paths cater to beginners and younger juniors.

Newcomers are very welcome!

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.


Cost - £6 adults (£5 members), £3 juniors / students. Dibber hire free. If you go round as a pair you just pay for 1 entry.

Additional Information


All entries must be made in advance on the SYO Entry System. Entries are open on Wednesday 13th March and close on Tuesday 19th March.



Adults £6 (£5 members), Juniors & Students £3. If you enter as a pair or group you just pay 1 entry fee. Extra maps £1.


Car Parking

Almost at the end of Redmires Road in the public car park, S10 4QZ. On the road when full.


Start and Finish

Adjacent to car park. Starts from 5.30pm – 6.45pm Courses close 7.45pm Dogs are NOT allowed.



Yellow: 1.8km, stays in the open area. Good for junior beginners. Orange: 2.2km, mix of forest and open area. Good for improving juniors and beginner adults. Green: 3.4km, mix of forest and open area. Technically hard. Blue: 4.8km, mix of forest and open area. Technically hard.


Additional Safety Information

Primary aged children should be shadowed. It is also recommended that juniors who are not competent on light green should be shadowed or run in a pair. Full leg cover is essential. You must carry a headtorch. A back up headtorch is also recommended.

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