Ballawley Park

Date Sunday, 05/02/2023
Venue Ballawley Park
Address Parking & Registration @ St Tiernan's Community School, Co.Dublin
Event Format Come and Try It
Club Website GEN
Start Times 10:30 - 12:30
Latitude/Longitude 53.281004, -6.237102
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Adults: €8 / person
Children: €5 / child
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person
Family Discount: €15 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 5 family members / family)

Summary Ballawley Park is a small suburban park with a mixture of forest, mature trees and open land. The short course will be suitable for children and with all controls inside the park. The Medium and Long courses will make use of the surrounding housing estates and the grounds of the IMI (Irish Management Institute). There are no major road crossings however participants need to be aware of traffic and pedestrians in the area. Ideal for families, beginners and sprint orienteering enthusiasts.
  • Parking, Assembly and Registration will be in the carpark of St Tiernan's Community School
  • The start will be approximately 200m from Assembly - please follow the signs.
  • Entry will be available on the day however we would greatly encourage pre-entry to reduce waiting and queues.
  • This Event is paired the Ballawley Park Night event on Saturday, February 4th - Night-O details here.  Different courses but same terrain,  you will need to enter both events separately.
  • Family entry will cover Day/Night - check with event organisers for if required.

1:4000 Sprint Map.

SIAC will be enabled.

Control descriptions will be printed on the  the map, with loose copies available for the long and Medium courses.

Preliminary course Course Lengths.

Short 1.4 km, 12 Controls

Medium 2.9km, 18 Controls

Long  3.2 km 14 Controls

A risk assessment has been completed but it should be noted that competitors take part at their own risk, and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Competitors are reminded that they are required to report to the finish and/or download once they have started a course, whether or not they have completed the course

Difficulty rating 2/10 Paths/parkland

Enter online on

Entries open on 30/01/2023 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 03/02/2023 @ 23:59 PM

Results from previous events held near here

18/04/2015 University College Dublin; Belfield
02/11/2019 Ticknock Park
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