(3/4) Midweek Score, Lee Quarry, Jun 20 2018


Date of event: Wed 20th Jun 18
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Bacup, Rossendale



Well done!  Everyone took controls in the right order this week .... well almost everyone!

League results available under Downloadable documents below.  Best of 3 events in the series to count.
Week 2 scores at Wilson Field have been amended upwards for anyone who visited control 126, which was wrongly programmed and did not register a score.

Next week, Towneley Colliery.  This is the FINALE.  Best 3 of 4 scores to count for your series final tally.

Original event info below here:

Midweek SCORE Series.  Event 3 of 4.

This is the third event in the June Wednesday evening series designed for competition, practice and training.

Simple format - See below for scoring rules:

  • MAXI (21 controls) = hard score course
  • MINI (14 controls) = medium score course

Open to all abilities - novice, junior and adult competitors.

Turn up and go.

Weeks: (3) Lee Quarry, (4) FINALE Towneley Colliery.

Start, Finish and all controls will use traditional dibbing, i.e. not contactless.

events location


Nearest town: Bacup, Rossendale
Grid Ref: SD862218
Postcode: OL13 0BB
Latitude: 53.69201
Longitude: -2.20745
Google Map (aerial) - Bing Map (OS)


Planner: Andy Ellis PFO
Organiser: George Crawford-Smith PFO
Controller: N/A
Contact: For general enquiries -

Info for dog owners

Dogs not allowed to run on courses.  However, they may be exercised after the event under strict control.  Doggy etiquette must be observed.


No toilets.

Downloadable Documents

June Score Series League Table after week 3 of 4.,

Image Gallery

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About the area/map

Lee Quarry, Bacup

Lee Quarry is well known to mountainbikers, who have created trails around, up and down the old spoil tips.  Rossendale Borough Council now manage the site and have made safe the most dangerous parts (e.g. 10m vertical crags) and improved many of the natural tracks.

For foot-O the interest is in the complex contour detail.  The terrain is hard, fast and undulating with many steep slopes to overcome.  There is no undergrowth!  Staying in touch with the map is the name of the game.

Read more about the Lee Quarry, Bacup area and map


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Posted by George Crawford-Smith