Welcome!

British Orienteering, the South West Orienteering Association, Bristol Orienteering Klub and North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club welcome you to the 2018 British Sprint Championships at the University of Bath.

The Sprint Championships will comprise a heat in the morning and a final in the afternoon. The University Sports Centre provides an excellent assembly area, with a large balcony overlooking the final controls and finish. There will be indoor changing facilities, showers and catering, including a cafe with outside seating on the balcony.  Andy Monro will be providing the usual commentary. Medals will be awarded by well-known personalities. The event will use SPORTident controls.  Contactless dibbing will be enabled for speedy racing.  SI or SIAC dibbers may be used.

Key information for planning your weekend is:

Start times will be allocated based on rankings and will not be changeable.  First start will not be before 10am.  Prize giving will be around 4pm.

There will be White, Yellow and Orange courses for non-Championship runners with entry on the day or in advance.

Parking will be in a Pay and Display car park within the University, cost £2.  Please arrive by public transport or car share, if possible.  Busses run frequently from the train station and city centre.  The journey takes 22 min.

The walk from the car parks to Assembly is 500m on pavements.  The Start for the Heats is 400m from Assembly; the Start for the Finals is 700m from Assembly.  The Finish is adjacent to Assembly.

There is a wide range of accommodation available in Bath and the surrounding area and there are also many things to do before or after your orienteering. Further details are on Bath's Official Tourism Site.

The university is embargoed to competitors prior to the Championships.

Entries for the British Sprint Championships are now closed. There are no late entries available for Championship courses.  There are no special entry arrangements for helpers, who should enter in the same way as everyone else.

 

 

The following day the British Middle Distance Championships will be held at Stockhill.

The British Middle Championships website can be found at www.britishmiddlechamps.org.uk

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