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Horsell Common(Woking)

Saturday Series 2

Sat 16 October, 2021

Near: Woking
Level of event: Local

Type of event: Race

Local event including SN Schools league offering courses Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Short Blue

Start times 10:00 to 11:30. You can start any time but need to leave yourself enough time so that you have finished when courses close and controls are collected in at 12.30

Start: You can go straight to the start UNLESS you are hiring a dibber. If you need a dibber, please go to registration. There will be a big SN flag visible from the car park

General: Please respect other orienteers, and the public, by distancing appropriately if queuing for the start / on the course / at download.

Download: Download is next to registration. We do a safety check at download to make sure that everyone has returned safely so you MUST download. Please download before 12.30

Location Post Code GU21 4YQ What 3 Words sock.loser.oath

Entry will be via Race Signup from 2 weeks before the event

SN Saturday Series Series Info

These events are ideally suited to beginners, juniors and family groups who want to try orienteering or move up from school to forest orienteering.

Please pre-enter as in the entry details section below. If you don't have a "dibber" leave that part of the entry details blank - you will be allocated one to pick up at the event.

If you are new to this sport, please select the Yellow or Orange course. This may seem short but it's the best way to learn. Most families start with a “Yellow” level course which is about 2.5km long and will take around 30-45 minutes.

At the event, club members (wearing yellow high visibility jackets) are there to help and advise.

You don’t need any special equipment - Clothing ? Come dressed to run or walk

You can start your course anytime up until 11.30 as long as you are finished before 12.30 (when courses close). When you finish you must come back to the registration area to “download” your times from your dibber and get your results. Downloading provides a safety check confirming that all participants have returned, so it is important that you visit the “download” before you leave the event.


There are not normally toilets.

Series Contacts

Series Coordinator: David Lane

Course Information

  • Yellow (Beginners, controls on or visible from paths, up to 2.5km (1.5miles))
  • Orange (Improvers, controls near paths, start to cut across the forest, up to 3.5km)
  • Light Green (More technical, controls generally not near paths, up to 4.5km)
  • Short Blue (experienced orienteers, as technical as possible, up to 5.5km)

Entry Details

We are using pre-entry at

For Junior Pairs, please enter the first competitor in the "First Name" box and the second competitor in the "Surname" box.

1 extra map is included in the price for "Junior Pair" and "With Helping Adult"

2 extra maps are included in the price for "Junior Pair with Helping Adult"

Registration & Start Times

There is no guaranteed EOD

No start times will be allocated for this event

Contacts / Officials

Important Event Information

Safety and Risk: A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser. Competitors are responsible for their own personal safety and for assessing their own abilities to complete the course. Neither Southern Navigators, the landowner or British Orienteering can be held liable for any accident or other incident arising while undertaking the event. Participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event - including clothing appropriate for the conditions, and if required, a means of summoning assistance (e.g. phone or whistle).

Covid-19: Before attending any orienteering activity, all orienteers (including officials, volunteers and coaches) should self-assess for symptoms of COVID-19. These are:

  • A high temperature.
  • A new, continuous cough.
  • A loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste.

If you, or anyone you live with, have one or more of these symptoms you should not attend any sporting activity, even if your symptoms are mild.

If you have been informed that you need to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace (or are required to self-isolate in relation to travel), you must do so. You should not leave your isolation location in order to participate in sport and physical activity.

Insurance: All participants are covered by the British Orienteering third-party liability insurance policy. (NB: This is not a personal injury policy).

Privacy: If you enter an event or activity for which we publish results your name will appear in the results section of this website. In addition we may seek to have the results published elsewhere, e.g by local newpapers. Read our data protection page to see how we look after your personal data.