For the final event of the series we travel to another new area, the beautiful Dovedale in the Peak District National Park.
This area has some amazing natural geological features and has always been a popular destination for tourists.
This event is in the capable hands of experienced event planner, Karen McDonald. She is sure to find the very best bits on offer to keep racers focused for a great finale to the series.
2011/12 Haglöfs Open5 events:
Categories - Each Open5 event has five entry categories; 2 solo categories (Male and Female) and 3 pairs categories (Male, Female and Mixed).
Series - For those looking to get a series placing, ranking will be based on the top 3 scores from any of the seven events. You do not have to register for the series. To win a series prize in a pairs category, the pair must remain the same for at least 3 of the events in the series. More details on the 2011/2012 series scoring are here.
Process - Register at the event centre any time from 8.30 to 10.00 here you will collect a map preprinted with the location of the controls. If you have entered as a pair you must register together.
Start anytime from 9.30 to 10.30 electing to run or cycle first. At the start you will be given a list of control descriptions each assigned a value. After 5hrs penalties will be incurred.
You can find the few rules we have and a kit list for the event here
Cost - The cost of the event is £28 per person, Entries on the day are accepted for an extra £7. Pre-entries will close at midnight on the Thursday before the event.
For those up for a bargain, if you enter 3 or more events you will only pay;
3 events - £26 per event
4 events - £25 per event
5+ events - £24 per event
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