Canterbury Schools Champs Sprint & Club Event

Saturday 16 September 2017
Map:
Ferrymead Heritage Park
Event Type:
Schools Champs
Planner:
Tim Wright
Controller:
Tane Cambridge
Co-ordinator:
Sue Cook

Note: There will be the opportunity for non-school competitors to have a run from 3:00 to 3:30.  Please read the safety notices below as failing to obey these restrictions could jeopardise the future use of this map.

 

School Champs Details

Event Programme and start lists can be found here

Scale: Orange Courses 1:4000, contours 2.5m

Yellow and White Courses: 1:2500, contours 2.5m

Terrain: The park is a mixture of historic village with many buildings, an aeroplane and an historic train station.

Directions and Parking:

From Southern part of Christchurch, head to the Heathcote valley along Port Hills Road. When you get to a roundabout in Heathcote, turn left on to Martindales Rd. Just after going under a bridge turn left into Truscotts Rd and then right into Ferrymead Park Drive. You will see an Orienteering sign turning left into the park at Gate A. Follow signs and car parking officials from here.

From Ferrymead Bridge turn right at the lights on to Bridle Path Rd. After 800m turn right into the Ferrymead Park Drive, travel past the main entrance to the park, turning right at the Orienteering sign (Gate A). Follow signs and car parking officials from here. Do not park in the public car park at the entrance to Ferrymead Park unless the event parking is full.


Registration/Finish:
(Event Centre) Within 50m of the parking. Sorry there are no toilet facilities available in the Heritage Park. Please go before you arrive or use the public toilets at Ferrymead Playing fields.

Start: 80m from event centre. Please all supporters to remain at the event centre arena.

Out of bounds:

Railway tracks. Anyone crossing or running along the railway tracks outside of the Crossing points will be immediately disqualified as it is dangerous and will jeopardise any future use of this map.


Important Safety Notes

  • Orange course runners may be running a short way on public road with a low volume of traffic. Road rules apply, and competitors must look both ways to see that traffic is clear before crossing the road. 
  • The railway tracks are strictly out of bounds and are marked on the map with pink hatching. There are three compulsory crossing points marked, the tracks must be crossed here. There will be marshals stationed at the railway crossing points, please obey the instructions of the marshal. 
  • Anyone crossing or running along the railway tracks outside of the Crossing points will be immediately disqualified as it is dangerous and will jeopardise any future use of this map. 


Course Information:

Course

         Grades

Difficulty

Distance(km)

Climb(m)

Number of controls

1

Senior Championship

Senior Standard

Intermediate Champion

Orange

3.2km

negligible

30

2

Senior Novice

Intermediate Standard

Junior Championship

Yr 7/8 Championship

Yellow

1.9km

negligible

23

3

Junior Standard

Yr 7/8 Standard

Year 6 and under champ

Year 6 and under standard

Students with disabilities

White

1.5km

negligible

30

 

 

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