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Outdoor Event, Sun 21 May 2017

Colchester Town Centre

Colchester Town Centre


This event forms part of the Essex Orienteering Weekend, together with the Maldon Ultrasprint Event on Saturday 20th May.

The 2015 Graham Gristwood map includes Colchester Castle, the Roman Walls and the 16th Century Dutch Quarter as well as later developments, parkland and riverside. The map has been updated and extended to include the 11th Century St Botolph's Priory.

A selection of courses are available suitable for all ages and abilities. Junior Course 7 will visit parkland only and Course 6 will visit parkland and quiet streets. For safety reasons, under 16s cannot enter the Senior courses.

Full details are on our website including course information and general information about the weekend

Entries via are open until 15th May. Entry on the day may be available depending on map availability.

The Event Centre will be at Colchester Institute, 1.5km from the mainline railway station, and 800m (10 minutes walk) from the Start and Finish. There will be free parking for cars, minibuses and coaches.

Facilities will include changing rooms, toilets and showers.
SOS juniors will be selling cakes and hot drinks to raise funds for their trips to national competitions.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointDisabled toiletsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 21 May 2017 09:30 to 14:45


Entry fees
£12 for Seniors,
£5 for Juniors. S
eniors who are not members of BOF or their National Federation will have a £2 surcharge.
Pre-entry to both this event and the Maldon Sprint event will attract a £1 discount.
SI card ('dibber') hire £1.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 5 - Sun 7 May Jane's Walks 2017
Sun 21 May Essex Orienteering Weekend
Tue 13 Jun Westlands Country Park Wildlife Walk
Sat 2 Sep Invasion Colchester


Essex Stragglers





See location of Colchester Town Centre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 999252  Lat: 51.88950 Long: 0.90352


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)