Silloth Golf Club


Thursday, February 20, 2020






Night Series

Grid Reference: 



Golf Club Car park

Silloth Golf Club Station Road Silloth


Grid ref: NY107534



After the event; the presentations to the winners will take place in the Golf Club and runners will be able to enjoy a hot meal. Liz Elliott has asked for those wanting a meal to let her know as the Golf Club opens specially just for us and it would be helpful for Liz to give the Club an idea of the numbers wanting supper. Liz will try to obtain a menu and will put it on the members’ Facebook page. Please contact Liz to confirm if you will be eating—lizdelliott at


No dogs on the courses


Enter on the day
Seniors £4     Juniors £2

Non members are welcome but we would love you to join us by following this link


Long Course 4.9km
Short             3.0km
Novice           2.2km

Registration Times: 

Registration from 5:30pm

Start Times: 

6:00 (or when dark) - 7:00 pm


Liz Elliot

Other Notes: 

WCOC Night Series 2019-20

The format is the same as previous years with the events before the New Year being on easier terrain offering a Novice course (1-2 km) for those new to night orienteering as well as the usual Long (4-5 km) and Short (2-3 km) courses.

In the New Year the venues get more technical and wilder, and so are not suitable for novice juniors at night. However, the intention is, where appropriate, to offer a lower technical difficulty (3-4 km) ‘Nighthawk’ course suitable for novice adults.

You will need a good lamp or light, preferably a headtorch to leave your hands free for the map and compass! The events really are great fun, and because you have to be sure of your location at all times, your orienteering skills will improve no end.

The weather will generally be cold and wet, with underfoot conditions muddy, icy, or if we're very lucky snowy! The conditions will dictate the safety requirements. Clothing suitable for the terrain and conditions should be worn, so come prepared.

It is recommended that you carry a whistle and spare batteries/torch. It is also advised that you wear some form of reflective clothing in the unlikely event of a search for a competitor who is hurt, unable to walk or is concussed). This shouldn’t be too difficult as most modern clothing, shoes, back packs or bum bags have some reflective sections or flashes. However, some reflective armbands will also be available at registration.

Starts are from 5.30 – 7.00 pm and courses will close promptly at 8.30 pm (unless otherwise indicated at registration). Earlier starts may be allowed if the planner is ready to go. ALL COMPETITORS SHOULD ENSURE THAT THEY REGISTER BEFORE RUNNING AND HAVE RETURNED TO REGISTRATION BY THE COURSE CLOSE TIME, EVEN IF THEY HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE COURSE.If you arrive late please consider running a shorter course to ensure you have returned by course close time.