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Cliffhanger Ultrasprint

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, GB
Jul 7, 2012

Type: Orienteering - Local

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added by: Bradders

The UK's premier Ultrasprint orienteering event will return to Cliffhanger on Saturday 7 July at the original Cliffhanger venue, Graves Park. With the Nottingham City Race on the Sunday come and make a weekend of it, with camping, live music and a bar, see the main cliffhanger website

A high intensity, high speed form of orienteering, the Ultrasprint starts and finishes into a specially constructed labyrinth. Competitors face a technical and physical challenge that includes complex map reading, multi-terrain racing. A number of the UK's top elite orienteers will battle it out over a qualifying stage and final to become the Ultrasprint champion 2012.

The schedule will be confirmed shortly but preliminary schedule is:

Qualification between 12:00 and 14:00.

15:00 Mens A Final (Mass Start)
15:20 Womens A Final (Mass Start)
15:40 B Final (Chasing Start)

Distances - qualifier ~ 2km, final ~ 2km

In addition to the ultrasprint we will also be holding a score race on Saturday morning. And the score event, courses in cliffhanger and the maze will be open all weekend except during the Ultrasprint race times

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See also:

Jun 2–5, 2012Jubilee Five - Scottish Championships (Inc. WOC selection races)
Jun 6–9, 2012WTOC
Jun 23–24, 2012JIRCs
Jul 1, 2012Harvester 2012
Jul 1–14, 2012ScotJOS Tour
Jul 2–8, 2012Sørlandsgaloppen 2012
Jul 8, 2012Nottingham City Race
Jul 11, 2012Doncaster Town Centre 5K
Jul 21–28, 2012Croeso 2012 - 6 days of Welsh orienteering