Urban orienteering evening event for adults

May 17th

The deadline for entries is on Monday 16th of May at 23:59.

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Contact: David Roach

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Meet at

2 rue des Maraîchers, L-1923 Kirchberg, Luxembourg.

Public transport – City Bus 32 from Rout Bréck-Pafendall quai 1, at 18.37 or 19.07, to the stop “Schmedd”. Walk in the direction that the bus was travelling, and rue des Maraîchers is the second road on the left, after about 100 metres.

Parking – in nearby streets. Please park in designated parking bays, not on the pavement – you may need to walk a short way. Parking is free after 18.00. Watch out for the LuxOC beach flag at the meeting point.

Facilities A room for changing and/or leaving bags, and a toilet.
Start times 19.00 until 19.45 or so. Controls will be removed from 20.45.
Entries No fee – but please try to tell orienteer@orienteering.lu at least a day in advance if you are coming. Please confirm course chosen, and whether you would like to borrow an SI timing chip.
All welcome – Club members or not – do please bring friends who haven’t orienteered before
Start point Start and finish are both at the meeting point.
Format Two courses
  • Rabbit: 3.2km – medium, on the plateau
  • Deer: 5.3km – longer, with hills, for keenies
Straight line distances given – optimum routes are +/- 50% longer. Flags are 15cm kites – timing at each control using SPORTident (SIAC enabled). Bring your SI timing chip if you have one, but if not, you can borrow one of the Club’s. Results will be published.
Map 1:7,500, ISSOM-ish, 5 metre contours, by Julien Gaffuri, 2019 with minor updates. “Zoom” enlargement of a complex maze section. Statues and childrens’ play equipment in the park area are generally NOT mapped. Laser printed on Pretex waterproof paper.
Terrain Mostly urban streets and paths, one part in the d’Coque park. Cross training shoes ideal.

Please take great care to avoid all moving cars, bikes and buses, especially on the more main roads. You take part entirely at your own risk.

The event is advertised as “for adults” only because the courses cross some busy roads, and are thus not ideal for unaccompanied children.

Afterwards Brasserie Kirchberg is nearby. In its garden if nice weather?


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