CAPRICORN 2017, Cowpe Moor, Bacup, Sep 24 2017
Date of event: Sun 24th Sep 17
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Bacup, Rossendale
A good day all round. Tough choices, tough terrain, excellent weather (it's raining hard as I write this), good competition.
Steve Bateson took some excellent high resolution photos. Are you featured? Link to photos. You can order photos direct from Steve by following the links on his website.
I took some less excellent photos of control sites in Lee Quarry as I collected controls. See Image Gallery below.
Routegadget available on a single combined map.
- Men's "Old Goat" trophy - Max Cole 530 pts, (Rossendale Harriers & PFO)
- Women's Capricorn trophy - Sophie Horrocks, 380 points, (Rossendale Harriers & PFO)
Pre-event details below here:
PFO CAPRICORN in conjunction with Rossendale Harriers 50th Mini Mountain Marathon.
This combined event, staged by Rossendale Harriers for their 50th birthday, is being planned by PFO and SELOC members with orienteering controls and SI timing. It will be a Mini Mountain Marathon score event run over 3 hours. The event is organised by the host club, Rossendale Harriers, under FRA Rules (Fell Runners Association). Click the link for details of minimum equipment requirements.
The MMM competition area will be approximately 20 sq km, comprising Cowpe Moor, Lee Quarry and Stubbylee Parks. The finish will be near to Registration. There will be an introductory orienteering event using Stubbylee and Moorland Parks on the same day and at the same time. The two events are sharing Parking and Registration. See flyer in Downloadable Documents below.
The first placed male and female runners on the MMM will be the winners of the CAPRICORN trophies.
Planner: Judith Wood PFO and Kath Wilson SELOC
Organiser: Rossendale Harriers
Contact: For general enquiries -
Info for dog owners
Please do not take dogs on courses, but you may exercise them afterwards. Please keep your dog under close control and observe usual canine etiquette.
Cafe and toilets in the park.
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Posted by George Crawford-Smith