Saturday Event (Bucklebury Common) 9-Jan-21

New date Saturday 9th January 2021!

Our first event post Covid-19. Things change fast. So the new date is planned assuming a decision from British Orienteering that events can take place after 2nd December. This will be a smaller event with a limit of 100 runners. Priority will be given to club members. Pre-entry only, no entry on the day. Courses available will be Orange, L Green, Green and Blue. More info to follow.

Type Saturday event  **New date!**
Date Saturday 9th January 2021
Times Pre-entry on Fabian4 only; Start times 1030 - 1200.  Courses close at 1330
Location Bucklebury Common near Hermitage.
Event Details

Parking and Assembly on the village green opposite the Bladebone Inn, Chapel Row 

No shared transport, travel in household bubbles

Entrance is via Grid Ref: SU57136965 nearest Postcode: RG7 6PD (what3words: mankind.breed.seducing)

Map 1:10,000
Terrain Runnable forest with areas of heathland

Provisional Course details:

Orange - 3.8km 60m climb 14 controls

Light Green 4.1km 60m climb 14 controls

Green 4.9km 95m climb 16 controls

Blue 7.6km 125m climb 22 controls


A maximum of 100 Pre-entries on Fabian4 only.

BKO and BADO members will have priority


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You should not enter or attend;

  • If you are unwell with a cough, fever or other respiratory symptoms
  • Have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed case of Covid 19 and within quarantine period.
  • If you have returned from non exempt overseas country until they have completed the 14 day quarantine period.
  • Currently undergoing Covid19 testing, until you receive a negative result and are symptom free
  • Been asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace due to them being a contact of known Covid 19 case.
  • If you have been advised to stay at home by Health Care professional
  • Those who are at higher risk to pay particular care in decision to attend
  • Over 70’s are to be aware that they are at higher risk.

A full refund will be given if you are unable to attend for the above reasons after entry has been made.

Charges   Members non-Members EMIT Hire
Senior £10   £10 £1.50
Junior  £5  £5 FREE
Officials Planner: Glyn Thomas (BKO), Organiser: Steve Waite (BKO)
Dogs  On leads at assembly and please clear up after them.
Competitors Take Part at Their Own Risk
Entry details will be stored in a computer.
Submission of an entry for the event will indicate your acceptance of this procedure.