Brandon Wood - WML & OD Club Champs
A West Midlands League regional event suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner to the experienced orienteer.
Located on the southeast side of Coventry. From the A45 Coventry ring road (Stonebridge Highway), head south on the A45 towards Rugby. After about 100m, turn left after the Esso garage onto Brandon Lane. Head east on Brandon Lane for about 2km and parking is on your right, signed Brandon Marsh Nature Centre.
Car Park: Predominately hard standing car parking.
Map Reference: SP386762. Postcode: CV3 3GW. What3words: ///claps.rarely.plays
Pre-entry is now CLOSED however there are a small number of maps available for Entry On the Day (EOD) - see below
Entry on the day: Seniors £12 (non-BOF Seniors £14). Juniors £4., SI hire (non-SIAC) £1 Registration from 10:00 to 12:00
Available map numbers for EOD: Brown 1, Blue 7, Green 4, Short Green 9, Light Green 4, Orange 7, Yellow 10, White 9
Start times: from 10.30 to 12.30.
Courses: White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Green, Green, Blue and Brown.
Final course length, climb and controls
• White 1.7 km / 15 m / 12 controls
• Yellow 2.0 km / 20 m / 9 controls
• Orange 2.9 km / 25 m / 11 controls
• Light Green 3.4 km / 35 m / 13 controls
• Short Green 3.7 km / 35 m / 13 controls
• Green 5.1 km / 50 m / 18 controls
• Blue 6.5 km / 70 m / 25 controls
• Brown 8.7 km / 105 m / 28 controls
Map: 1:10,000 with 5m contours on waterproof paper. ISOM 2017-2 map by Bruce Bryant with selective revisions in 2022.
Terrain: A mix of conifer plantation and ancient deciduous woodlands plus an old quarry for some of the longer courses. There are now significant areas of bramble in Brandon Wood but the majority can be avoided using the extensive network of paths and tracks.
Organiser: Alistair Powell
Planner: David Lawson
Controller: Peter Hornsby
Details here as a pdf (v4 28./11/22)
OD Club Championships handicaps are here
- Sun, 04 Dec 2022 10:30
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