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Calke Explorer

The Calke Explorer is an orienteering type trail event for all abilities.

Date Sunday 17th May, 2020
Distance Other Distance
LocationCalke Abbey
Start postcodeDE73 7LE
Start time9:00am
Entry fee£12.00
OrganiserAndy Brooks
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The Calke Explorer is an orienteering type trail event for all abilities. Participants will navigate their way around the spectacular Calke estate to find a series of checkpoints at their own pace, using a map they will be given at the start line.

Start times will be staggered so you can't just follow the person(s) in front, but you can opt to team up with friends, club-mates of family members.

It is part of the Calke Outdoor Weekender, so there are also plenty of other things to get involved in back at the COW arena. These include yoga, natural movement workshops, inspirational talks, or just relaxing with some great food.

On the standard course you can expect to cover between 8 and 10 kilometres (5-6miles), or a bit more depending on how good your route finding is. It is open to anyone over 16.

On the short/family course you can expect to cover around 3 kilometres (2miles). Children under 16 can take part for free, accompanied by a parent or guardian over 18 (max of 2 children per adult).


Calke Abbey

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