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JK 2019

Competition nameJK 2019
Start date20190419
End date20190422
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeInternational
Nearest place or cityFarnborough, Hampshire
Club/organizerSouth Central Orienteering Association
Region of countrySouth Central England
Number of competition days4
Expected number of runners2000
WRE event?Yes
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Contact phone numberjkenquiries@britishorienteering.org.uk
Latest entry date24th March 2019
Event descriptionThe JK is a 4 day orienteering Festival taking part in the South central part of the UK, Day 1 is a sprint, day 2 a middle race, day 3 a classic long race and day 4 are relays for teams of 3. There will also be entry on the day recreational courses and a string course of days 1 -3. in Addition there are two TrailO events - day 1 is a TempO and day 2 is a PreO. Day1 & 3 are foot O WRE events.
Terrain descriptionSprint: Mons and Wavell Barracks are typical military camps consisting of a mixture of accommodation blocks and various work areas. It is typical estate style navigational challenges of detailed map reading and rapid decision making. Middle: A sloping wooded area with some intricate contour detail, many pits and knolls and a path network. Long: Cold Ash is an area of mixed woodland. The area has several gently sloping hills and a fairly extensive path network.
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