We invite you to take part in the 11th IMEP in Sheffield, 24 – 26 February 2023.
PROGRAMME Friday 24 February PM: Sprint - university buildings and parkland Saturday 25 February AM: Middle – Open area - moorland Saturday 25 February PM : Free time Saturday 25 February Evening: Presentation and meal Sunday 26 February: Long : Open area -moorland with an area of very complex boulders
UPDATES 27 November 2022 We are pleased to welcome the first entries for IMEP 2023, 4 from Sweden and 8 from the Czech Republic. Please can you circulate your groups to advise them that we need to know as soon as possible and not when you enter if you want a room booked for Thursday 23 February so that we can reserve them, now. We have already block booked 50 rooms for 24 and 25 February and have until mid-January to cancel those we do not require. The prices for these rooms are not expensive as they include breakfast, no car parking fee and avoid you having to drive across the city! The Presentation meal is likely to be nearby which also adds to the convenience.
October: Bulletin Two can be downloaded here. Accommodation also available on Thursday 23rd February 2023 (Please advise the organiser (Peter) if required ASAP) Bulletin Three will be issued by 31 December 2022 An entry form is available from the organiser: Peter Guillaume: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACCOMMODATION We have reserved 50 single rooms, which are available on a first come first served basis. Website These must be booked by 15 January 2023 with the IMEP organiser. The cost is £60 per night which includes breakfast. This is a reduced price for IMEP. The accommodation is located adjacent to where the Sprint race will take place and there are restaurants and supermarkets only 0.5km walk away.
TRAVEL There are a number of airports to choose from, listed below. 40km -Doncaster. (May be closing) 69 km - Manchester 77km - East Midlands (Nottingham) 114km - Liverpool 131 km - Birmingham 222km - Newcastle 226km – Luton 258km - Stanstead It is possible to come to Sheffield by train but you will need to hire a car. Car hire near the railway station. We are not able to provide any transport.
ORIENTEERING Sprint: An area of parkland and buildings adjacent to the accommodation.
Middle: High moorland, complex boulders 20km from the accommodation
Long: This is on an area of high moorland and will provide a mix of long legs and complex navigation in an area of big boulders. This is 10km from the accommodation.