Elmdon Park - OD Local League

OD Level D
  Sat, 28 Oct 2023 10:30

  Elmdon Park, Solihull

An OD Local League event with courses suitable for both experienced orienteers and absolute beginners.

Location: Car park adjacent to Elmdon Church, Solihull B92 9EJ

Grid Reference: the small lane (Elmdon Park Road) that leads to the car park is at SP 166822 (accessed from the north bound carriageway of Damson Parkway), 
What three words: car park at ///veal.inch.select
Google Maps Pin: Car Park
Streetmap:car park at SP162828

Courses: Easy, Short, Medium and Long 

Course Provisional Length Climb Controls EOD Maps
Easy 1.2 km  25 m  8 6
Short 3.0 km  40 m  11 3
Medium 4.5 km  55 m  17 5
Long 6.0 km  70 m  21 4

Note that the Easy course runs adjacent to a large lake. If you are entering any Juniors, consider whether they need to be shadowed or accompanied?

Loose control descriptions: will not be available but you can print your own using the attachment at the bottom of the page.

SI / SIAC punching  (punching start and finish)

Start times: 10:30 - 12:00

EOD (Entry on the Day) Restricted by the availability of printed maps - see table above.. 

Senior British Orienteering member £6 (Non-Member £7)
Juniors £2 (including full-time students)
SI card hire £1 (Non SIAC)


  • Planner/Organiser: - John Smith assisted by Thelma & Gerry Spalton and Jeremy & Fiona Stopford.

Safety and Risk:
Once you have started a course it is a rule that you don't leave the event without reporting to a download official even if you retire.
A risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. It is recommended that whistles are carried. If you have a high risk medical condition you want organisers to be aware of please leave details at enquiries in a sealed envelope with your name on it. can use  this  medical form. Envelopes will only be opened if required for a medical emergency. Unopened envelopes should be collected after the event. Any unclaimed envelopes will be destroyed after the event.
An emergency number for the day is printed on the map. First aid and details of the nearest A&E hospital will be available in the assembly area.

British Orienteering has an agreed national guidance policy on the taking of photographs at events. If you are unsure about agreed acceptable practise please speak to the event organiser.

Privacy & Personal Data:
When entering events your personal details (name, age, gender, club) will appear in the results section on this website. It may also be used to trace missing runners and hired SI cards.

COVID:  Please do not come if you have symptoms of Covid-19, or suspect you may have it.



Elmdon Park, Damson Pkwy, Solihull B92 9EJ



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  • Sat, 28 Oct 2023 10:30

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