Rotary Club of Chichester Priory in Collaboration with CancerWise

On the day

On arrival at the Rotary gazebo, we will provide you with the contestant pack consisting of:

  • Race instructions

  • A paper map showing the area of Chichester containing the locations

  • A list of WHAT3WORDS location addresses and associated clues to be solved at each location and a space for your answers.

At various points around the city you will find Rotary members wearing distinctive yellow tabards to
provide assistance, but not to solve clues!

Step 1 

On receiving the pack, your team name and start time will be recorded
Step 2  

All race locations are in the central Chichester area, using the map you will be able to plan your race route. You are free to decide the order in which you go to the locations and solve the clues.
Step 3  

When you return to the gazebo, we will record your end time.
Step 4 

Winner will be the team who has solved most clues correctly and completed the challenge in the shortest time. Prizes will be awarded to the winner and runner up.

Please observe social distancing rules and stay safe. Hand sanitizer will be provided at the gazebo. Only the team leader should go to the registration desk. Our main concern is the safety of contestants and the public. Therefore, we would ask that you are at all times considerate of other members of the public and do not put yourselves in danger or impede the thoroughfare. Please observe local authority guidelines with regard to dogs.

The nearest parking is in the Northgate car park next to the theatre.

Rotary Club of Chichester Priory and CancerWise do not accept liability for injury or loss incurred
by any contestant or a third party.

Most importantly
This is a fun day for friends and family, so please enjoy the event and let's raise vital funds for
Chichester's CancerWise charity. Any question please call 07709 775753

Illustrated Map

The event will conform to Government and local authority guidelines in force at the time. We will be maintaining social distancing and please be sure to wear a mask when entering the gazebo to check in. Only the team leader should go to the registration desk.

What is what3words?

what3words is a really simple way to talk about location. They have assigned each 3m square in the world a unique 3 word address that will never change. For example ///filled.count.soap marks the exact entrance to what3words’ London headquarters. 3 word addresses are easy to say and share, and are as accurate as GPS coordinates.

Using the WHAT3WORDS application


WHAT3WORDS is an application used by many emergency services to locate addresses. It identifies a location to within 3 metres by a combination of 3 words.
For example the Chichester Cross monument at the junction of North, South, East and West Street is

Finding a location

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To locate a position, open the application and enter the 3 word address into the search box and the app will return the location. You will be offered a choice of three locations identified by small variations of the 3 words, but of course, the one we want is located in Chichester.

Tip Be sure to separate each of the 3 words with a fullstop, no spaces eg. react.spaces.cups

Click on this choice and you will be taken to the location required on a map view.

Tip You can flip the view to satellite to provide additional information about the location

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Moving from location to location

Once you have solved the clue for a location, note the answer on the results chart provided in your pack, then move on to the next location of your choice. It is completely your choice as to which order you solve the clues and for you to decide on a strategy that will result in a fast time. However the whole team must move from location to location together. You are not allowed to divide the team.

Tip Ensure your phone is fully charged at the start of the race

Tip Avoid using the navigate function in the application as it will drain your phone's battery

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