Details for all rounds
You have 60 minutes, and a map with 25 checkpoints to visit. Your goal is to score points by visiting checkpoints. Score as many points as you can, and get back to the start within the time limit.
You can choose which checkpoints to visit, in any order, via any route. Speed is an advantage, but the fastest runner won’t necessarily come out on top. It’ll take smart planning to find the shortest route worth the most points.
Download the MapRun6 app to your phone to use as your timing chip and record your checkpoint visits, load the event using the app. We will provide you with the specially prepared map at the start.
|15/9/21||Cardiff Bay||Norwegian Church|
|Parking free after 6pm|
|20/10/21||Rhiwbina||Deri Inn,CF14 6UH|
|17/11/21||Newport West||West side of Belle Vue Park||plenty of parking on Waterloo Road and adjacent streets ///risks.river.fled|
|15/12/21||Crickhowell||Main Car Park|
|SWOC Christmas Curry and Presentation Evening|
20:30 – after the Crickhowell Maprun.
Venue – Red Indigo
Please book your place at the same time as entering Event 4.
|19/01/22||Heath||Budd Electrical, Field Way (off Maes-Y Coed Road) .|
Mass start at 7 pm, there will be a briefing from the organiser at 6.55 however if you are new we recommend arriving early to ask any questions.
ENTRIES: Online at Fabian4. You can enter up until 6.55pm on the night (through fabian4) subject to map availability.
FEES – £3 Adults, (+£2 non-British Orienteering members), £1 U16 . U16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times who will also have to enter the event.
BRING – phone, torch, pen and hi viz to wear. Some paths may be muddy and slippery.
You will need a smartphone with the Maprun6 app or Garmin watch with Maprun6 installed, this is best done at home.
You will need to register with simple details. Then open the app and download the event. SWOC winter mapruns are in the folder UK/Wales/South Wales/2021. All you have to do on the night is identify yourself to the organiser, collect your map and start.
There is a guide to using MapRun here.
SAFETY- You take part at your own risk, you will be running/walking on public streets/paths with traffic. You MUST use crossing points where available to cross roads and stop, look and listen! Please be mindful of personal space/social distancing particularly at the start/finish of your run.
ACCESSIBILITY – We have previously had competitors enjoy these events using wheelchair/mobility scooter. Send us a message in advance and we can provide an annotated map with key obstacles (stairs/narrow gates) highlighted.
You have 60 minutes, and a map with 30 checkpoints to visit.
Your goal: to score points by visiting checkpoints. Score as many points as you can, and get back to the start within the time limit.
You can choose which checkpoints to visit, in any order, via any route.
Checkpoints are mixture of road junctions and path junctions and have between 10 and 30 points awarded. Controls 1 – 10 are worth 10 pts, 11 – 20, 20 pts , 21 – 30 are 30pts . Penalties for being late back are 10pts per minute !!!
The event is timed and checkpoint visits recorded using the MapRun6 app. It helps to download the app and the event beforehand but we can provide full instructions before you start.