Wednesday Evening Score [2], Jun 12 2013

Witton MAXI Score.  [MIDI Score excludes 115-121.],

Date of event: Wed 12th Jun 13
Type of event: Local (D)
Nearest town: Witton Park, Blackburn


Full results including splits

Planner's Comments:

Tough one this!  Light rain, poor light and dense forest made finding the mini controls quite difficult.  Also around 150m of climb from the lowest control to the highest control ensured that no one managed to visit them all.

With hindsight the courses would have benefited by extending the time limit to 60 minutes.  Too late for that, so the results stand.

Our thanks are due to the Clog & Billycock pub (good food & good service!) for allowing us to use their facilities and car park for the event.  We were so well behaved they have invited us back for a future event.

League standings after 2 events are available under downloadable files below.

Join us next Wednesday evening for round 3 at Towneley Colliery & Healey Woods (new extension - not previously used.)


Original event details below here:

This is the second event in the June Wednesday evening series.

Evening series designed for competition, practice and training.
Simple format – Open to all abilities - Turn up and go.
Week 2 is Witton Park, Blackburn

Remaining Events in the Score Series
Week: Date: Area: Location: Car Park:
Week 2 12th June Witton Park   Blackburn Clog & Billycock, Blackburn.  BB2 6QB.
Week 3 19th June Healey Heights & Towneley Colliery Burnley Todmorden Road CP, Burnley.
Free after 6:00PM.
BB11 3QT
Week 4
26th June Lee Quarry Bacup Futures Park, OL13 0DH

See also Downloadable Flyer below ....

events location


Nearest town: Witton Park, Blackburn
Grid Ref:
Postcode: BB2 6QB
Latitude: 53.74987
Longitude: -2.52987
Google Map (aerial) - Bing Map (OS)


Planner: George Crawford-Smith PFO
Organiser: Bill Griffiths PFO
Controller: N/A
Contact: Series co-ordinator:

Info for dog owners

No dogs - this is sheep farming country, parkland and there are mountain bike trails!


Usual pub facilities at the Clog & Billycock.
Please make use of the bar and meals after our event.
No muddy shoes please.

Downloadable Documents

Score League standings after 2 weeks (PDF), Score League standings after 2 weeks (DOC),

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Witton MAXI Score.  [MIDI Score excludes 115-121.],

Witton MAXI Score. [MIDI Score excludes 115-121.]

About the area/map

Witton Park

Witton Park, to the west of Blackburn centre, is a large well maintained area dedicated to recreation and sports.
There are playing fields, an athletics track, cafe and playgrounds in the level areas by the river.  On the flanking hills there is a complex mix of woodland and open giving good technical orienteering.  From the top of Billinge Hill there are a series of downhill MTB tracks.

Read more about the Witton Park area and map


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Posted by Steve Wilson