Downs Banks Local Event


Downs Bank Local Event

Saturday 19th February 2022


Location: Grid Ref. SJ 900364 (What3words) lovely.rust.plan

Turn left at new roundabout on A34 300m south of Darlaston roundabout (A34 / A51 junction). Turn right at new roundabout after 500m, then left over railway after canal bridge. Follow road for 1km, over ford and 200m turn left into the National Trust car park in Wash Dale Lane. 


Entry on the day between 10:00 and 12:00.

There is also the option to pre-register through this website by using the "Pre-Register" button on the events page.  All entry payments to be made on the day.

Fees: Seniors £5

          Juniors £2.50

Course Details:      Easy -           2km

                                 Moderate -     3km

                                 Short Hard -  4km

                                 Long Hard  -  5.5km


Start times:    10:30 - 12:30

Punching: Sportident (SIAC air punching will be enabled)

Toilets: Nearest toilets Morrisons or public toilets in Stone.

First Aid:

There will be a First Aid Kit at download.


You must report to download even if you retire.
Competitors run at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety. 

Organiser: Brenda Morgan (07910 859932)

Planner: Rob Holdway

Event Properties

Event Date 19-02-2022 10:30 am
Event End Date 19-02-2022 12:30 pm
Individual Price Pay at Event - £5 Senior , £2.50 Junior
Location Downs Banks

Venue Information - Downs Banks


From the A34 just South of the DARLASTON roundabout (1 1⁄4 miles North of Stone) take the minor road on the Left towards BARLASTON. After 500 yards turn RIGHT.

Immediately after the canal bridge turn LEFT into Washdale Lane. Continue on this road for about a mile.

The entrance to the Downs Banks Car Park is on the left a short distance after crossing a Ford. Postcode ST15 8UU would put you in Washdale Lane between the ford and the canal.

Nearest Post Code: ST15 8UU

Location Map

Permanent Courses

Why not try out orienteering at one of our permanent courses?

We have courses at:

  • Apedale
  • Bathpool Park
  • Biddulph Grange
  • Brough Park
  • Downs Banks
  • Ladderedge
  • Hanley Forest Park
  • Tunstall Park
  • Westport Lake

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