Puttenham MBO SCORE EVENT SUNDAY 1st May 2022

Our first mountain bike orienteering event of the 2022 Series will be held at Puttenham Common on Sunday 1st May. News, updates and discussion about the event can be posted on the SLOW Facebook event or in the SLOW MBO Facebook Group.

Event Centre

LocationSurrey Hills
AddressPicnic Area, Puttenham Top Car Park, Puttenham Common, Suffield Ln, Guildford GU3 1BE
Latitude/longitude51.2065, -0.6835
OS grid referenceSU921461
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Entry

Riders are encouraged to enter in advance. You will need a BMBO account. An Adult Day Rider account is free as is Under 21s membership. Full adult membership is currently £8 Jan – Dec and will give you a £1 discount on all SLOW and other BMBO events.

Membership runs until the end of each calendar year. If you have had an account at any time please re-use it it to renew your membership as either a Day Rider or Full Member. Under 21 accounts may take a few days to be activated.

Your age class for ALL 2022 events is your age on 31st Dec 2022.

There is an option to use an entry form which can be found on the “Event Flyer” link on the BMBO website. Please bring the form with you or submit it via email. Payment may be made on the day, please bring cash. The closing date for online entries is shown on the BMBO website.

Event Details

Maps will be A3 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey maps. The event will use the phone based app MapRun6. 2 and 3 hour options are available, both standard format (not SAF).

General information about entering is available on the MBO Score 2022 page.

This is a public event – all are welcome.

Early Online EntryEntry on the day & final week
Adult Day Rider£9.90£11
BMBO / SLOW Members£9£10
Under 21 (on 31st Dec)£5.40£6
START TIMES 9:00 – 10:00

The event will be run under British Mountain Bike Orienteering rules, which competitors are advised to read in advance. The BMBO also has some helpful MBO Score tips.

All riders must wear a helmet and carry a whistle and first aid kit (a minimum of plasters & dressings). The following equipment is also recommended:

  • Mobile phone for use in an emergency
  • Waterproof top
  • Compass and map board or cardboard to support the map on your handlebars

Please do not attend this event if you are experiencing any Covid like symptoms..

Two participants who are looking after children may start early and both ride 2 hour events one after the other.

All competitors take part at their own risk.

Results will be available on the SLOW and BMBO websites shortly after the event.

Planner/Organiser: Dave Uglow