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Autumn 2019 Facts and Figures

This table shows how many teams made it to each of the activities and control points throughout the weekend.

On Friday teams had to visit a selection of control points in the dark while avoiding the Apex chasers who were out to steal their points:

Friday: Apex Intense
Base Description Points Number of visits
03 Tree stump at track junction 20 22
04 Broken tree south of track 10 28
05 Top of ladder, north of overgrown track 20 9
06 Bench with a view 30 16
08 Pine tree opposite bench 10 19
09 Post by track junction 10 48
12 Out on a limb 30 41
13 Broken tree 30 7
14 Dip in track, south side 20 21
18 Dead stump 30 18
33 End of pontoon 10 68
34 Post at track junction 10 54
35 Watery dip 20 36
36 Take a seat 30 32
37 Its a sign 20 40
X1 Chaser 1 -25 5
X2 Chaser 2 -25 5
X3 Chaser 3 -25 5
X4 Chaser 4 -25 5

Friday event map

Friday map

On Saturday teams competed to find as many controls and activities as possible:

Saturday: The Main Event
Base Description Points Number of visits
A Grovel Of Hovel (Roadside layby) 50 44
B The Great Lake (East side of lake) 50 74
C Totally Ab-Zorbing (The Avenue) 50 80
D Mud, Sweat And Gears (Track junction) 50 70
E Total Ditch (Big ditch) 50 63
F Hex (Track junction) 50 60
G Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner (Between the ponds) 50 54
H At A Crossroads (Track junction) 50 68
J Abandoned (Derelict buildings) 50 66
K Stumped (Woodland west of track) 50 63
L Per Ardua Ad Astra (Car park) 50 58
M On the Ropes (Trees beside path) 50 45

N.B. There were no bases I or O to avoid confusion with numbers 1, 0 and letter D.


Control Points
Control Description Points Number of Visits
01 Silver tree on track bend 20 25
02 Broken tree 25 43
03 Tree stump at track junction 10 29
04 Broken tree south of track 5 56
05 Top of ladder, north of overgrown track 15 42
06 Bench with a view 20 31
07 Tree 25 65
08 Pine tree opposite bench 10 46
09 Post by track junction 5 61
10 Up tree 20 36
11 Fallen tree east of junction 15 58
12 Out on a limb 20 44
13 Broken tree 15 31
14 Dip in track, south side 10 21
15 Big tree inside track corner 15 24
16 Mangled gate 25 37
17 Ruined wall 15 16
18 Dead stump 25 23
19 Footpath sign 15 25
20 Fence corner by tree stump 10 48
21 Fence corner 25 36
22 Tree stump at five way track junction 15 46
23 Stream junction 15 17
24 Gate post 20 31
25 Tree on track bend 25 25
26 Trees, east of gatepost 25 37
27 Log over stream 20 31
28 Fence corner 25 23
29 Fence corner 30 45
30 Triple-trunk tree 25 56
31 Fence corner 25 27
32 End of track 30 36
B1 Marker post 0 82
B2 Track junction 0 64
PP Paddy The Parrot 75 60

Event Map

Event map

On Sunday teams competed in the Apex Adventure Race, a 5km run complete with a series of tough obstacles which they had to complete in the fastest possible time:

Sunday map

Maps reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with their permission, on behalf of the controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

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