The Longshaw estate course is one of the earliest permanent courses we connected to with the help of Mike Godfree (Derwent Valley Orienteers). This is a long established course and fair to say its pretty easy to navigate as it follows the well graded tracks around the estate. For this reason its a great starting point for a first attempt at using the Sporteering APP. Currently the controls are all marked with red squares and scoring on the APP can only be done using GPS. The GPS signal is good in the area so this is not a problem.
It takes about 1 hour to walk around the course and less that 30 mins to run it. Start is opposite the cafe on the gate at the bottom of a few steps leading to the main track. The finish is behind the estate offices on a large post where a track bears off to the car park.
Well worth having a coffee and cake in the cafe when you’ve finished and you can sit and study your scores that will be sent soon after you hit the “Upload” button which appears after scoring the Finish control. The scores are sent by email to the address you use to logon with.
Your results will be loaded to the Leaderboard for this course and you can view them on the Sporteering website (www.sporteering.com)
BNGR = SK 26404 79943