Date Sunday, 23/01/2022
Venue Donadea
Address Clane, Co.Kildare
Event Format Come and Try It
Club Website CNOC
Start Times 10:00 - 13:00
Signposted From R407 Clane / Kilcock Road
Grid reference N 838 336
Latitude/Longitude 53.3459944626536, -6.74153236844121
Google Maps Click here

Adults: €8 / person
Children: €4 / child
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person
Family Discount: €20 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 5 family members / family)

Summary Mature Recreational Forest Park. Many Tracks.

Our annual beginners event in Donadea Forest Park takes place this coming Sunday 23rd Jan , with starts available from 10am to 1am. 

There will be no barrier in operation due to  maintenance works being carried out by Coillte. Please use the Temporary entrance through the old Archway. There will likely be a Coillte employee there to help direct traffic to the temporary entrance (if in doubt)

 Composting toilets  will be available near the Carpark. Please bring your own hand sanitiser.

Whether you are a complete novice, a family, or a seasoned veteran, there is a course to suit. The Adventure Course (all on tracks) is suitable for families or beginners. The Medium course is suitable for experienced orienteers and adult beginners and improvers who can cope with off track forest running/walking. The Long course is suitable for adult improvers and experienced people who are good at map reading and compass  skills.

Three (3) courses are planned as follows:

  • Adventure (3km)
  • Medium (5km)
  • Long (8km)

Entry fees are the usual:

  • Adults: €8 / person
  • Children: €4 / child
  • Student: €5 / student
  • Unwaged: €5 / person
  • OAP: €5 / person
  • Family Discount: €20 (Maximum of 2 Adults and no more than 5 family members / family)

As with all recent events, entry via this online entry system only. There will be no entry on the day. If you need to hire an SI card, we also rent them for €2, to be returned at the finish. Lost cards cost €40 to replace!

If you're not a member of a club, and would like to join CNOC on the day, we're offering free membership for the first year (its only €7 a year per adult after that anyways - full rates on

If you are planning on bringing a group, it would be useful to contact us ahead of time, so we can ensure we print enough maps, etc.

Difficulty rating 1/10 Buggy-friendly, paths only

Enter online on

Entries open on 17/01/2022 @ 11:00 AM
Entries End 21/01/2022 @ 23:59 PM

Results from previous events held near here

21/01/2007 Donadea
15/05/2007 Donadea
27/01/2008 Donadea
13/05/2008 Donadea
28/09/2008 Donadea
25/01/2009 Donadea
19/05/2009 Donadea
24/01/2010 Donadea
18/05/2010 Donadea
23/01/2011 Donadea
06/04/2011 Donadea
13/04/2011 Donadea
17/05/2011 Donadea
14/06/2011 Donadea
21/05/2013 Donadea
19/01/2014 Donadea
13/05/2014 Donadea
25/01/2015 Donadea
14/02/2015 Donadea
19/05/2015 Donadea
24/01/2016 Donadea
31/05/2016 Donadea
22/01/2017 Donadea
30/05/2017 Donadea
21/01/2018 Donadea
22/05/2018 Donadea
27/01/2019 Donadea
28/05/2019 Donadea
26/01/2020 Donadea
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