D3: Graythwaite

9 August 2022

A middle distance event in Dale Park Oak Woodlands on the Graythwaite estate.

Location

Nearest town: Dale Park,
Grid Ref:
Postcode: LA12 8LJ
Latitude: 54.33067
Longitude: -2.99569
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Information

Note this is a changed location as a consequence of the original venue becoming unuseable following storm Arwen in December 2021.

Organising Clubs:

Lakeland OC, Deeside OC, Pendle Forest OC and South East Lancashire OC

Planner:

Iain Smith-Ward

Organisers:

Lindsey Bayles & Gill Browne

Controller:

Dick Towler (LOC)

Directions:

Approach roads are narrow so do not bring anything larger than a camper van.
From the South the event will be signposted from Haverthwaite Crossroads [GR SD 340 843] Please do not turn off at Newby Bridge.
From the North the event will be signposted from Hawkshead
Caravans and large motorhomes should be left on the 'old road' adjacent to the Haverthwaite crossroads.

Assembly:

Adjacent to car park

Assembly to starts:

All starts together 0.3km and 20m climb

Finish:

Adjacent to car park

Map:

All maps are A4. Platforms (circular charcoal burning grounds) shown with black circle ISOM 530
Map by Martin Bagness, some updates 2022.

Terrain Description:

Dale Park is a delightful area of largely runnable steep oak woodland with lots of intricate rock and contour detail. Courses 1 - 9 visit an adjacent conifer plantation of lower visibility. Competitors on these courses ahould consider wearing eye protection as there are many sharp branches at head height.

Special information:

There are to be no club flags in the assembly area near to the overhead power lines through the field
There is an open stream in the Assembly area so please supervise children.
There are a high concentration of ticks in the area so please check after your run.

 

Start colour

Course

Map Scale

Length

Climb

Controls

White

1

1:7,500

4.4

320

23

White

2

1:7,500

3.7

250

23

White

3

1:7,500

3.3

240

19

White

4

1:7,500

3.2

220

18

White

5

1:7,500

3.1

195

20

Blue

6

1:7,500

2.9

190

19

Blue

7

1:7,500

2.6

185

18

Blue

8

1:7,500

2.5

185

18

Blue

9

1:7,500

2.4

190

17

Blue

10

1:7,500

2.3

140

17

Red

11

1:5,000

2.2

120

14

Red

12

1:5,000

1.9

110

15

White

13

1:7,500

2.8

170

17

White

14

1:7,500

2.6

145

16

White

15

1:7,500

2.2

115

12

White

16

1:5,000

1.7

105

14

White

17

1:5,000

1.3

70

13

 

 

To start 300m 20m climb

 

 

Finish adjacent

Categorised under: Day 3

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