Forums News bulletins LINCOLNSHIRE POACHER SERIES is underway

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    Brian Slater

      Poacher flyer available here which includes the Poacher fixtures – just click.

      Poacher Series – HALO – Humberside & Lincolnshire Orienteers

      A series of 11 weekly Spring/Early Summer Local Orienteering Events on Wednesday evenings open to all.


      Yellow – this course is designed for those new to orienteering (instruction is given) – 1.5 to 2km – easy 

      Short – for experienced younger  participants and those who experienced and prefer a shorter course – 2.5 to 3.2km – technically  difficult 

      Long – for experienced orienteers with a reasonable level of fitness – 4.5 to 6km – technically difficult & physical 

      All comers are welcome to participate – however newcomers will be offered the yellow course only.  Instruction will be given by experienced HALO members.  Competence will need to be shown by individuals who wish to progress to more the more difficult courses.

      We have British Orienteering Coaches within the Humber area who can arrange sessions for improvers – please ask. 


      Juniors U21                       £1

      Seniors                              £2

      Families of 4 or more         £5

      Pre-Marked Bagged Maps

      There will be a surcharge of £1 for hire of ‘dibbers’ which are essential for the electronic timing that is used.  HALO members have free access to these for the duration of the series.  Local family membership is £8 per year.

      Starts are from 5:45pm – courses close at 7.30pm

      Series Competition

      Best 8 of 11 events count towards the overall winners of the Poacher Trophies. Winners of long and short courses each receive 50 points. This decreases to 1 point for 50th place.

      Long Course Trophies

      • Champion(Lincolnshire Poacher Trophy)
      • Womens Champion
      • Masters(M/W45 )
      • SuperVet(M/W60 )
      • UltraVet(M/W70 )

      Short Course Trophies

      • Champion
      • Lady Champion (open age class)
      • Junior(M/W16-)

      Good Luck – HALO look forward to seeing you all.

      For further information contact:-

      Brian Slater

      or select ‘Events’ on the main menu where you will find a complete fixtures list:-

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