Sport Ireland Campus

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Date Saturday, 15/01/2022
Venue Sport Ireland Campus
Address Blanchardstown, Co.Dublin
Event Format Night Orienteering
Club Website Fingal Orienteers
Start Times 18:00 - 19:00
Signposted From R843 Snugborough Road
Contact Fingalorienteers@gmail.com
Grid reference O 085 397
Latitude 53.396300459138
Longitude -6.36865298587394
Pricing

Adults: €8 / person
Student: €5 / student
Unwaged: €5 / person
OAP: €5 / person

Summary Sport Ireland Campus is a mixture of largely flat open, woodland, playing fields and buildings
Notes

No entries permitted on the night. Entry via this online entry system only. 

There will be two courses on offer -  Short ( approx 4k) , Long (Approx 8k)

Climb is negligible on all courses

SI will be used for timing and rental SI cards will be available on the day

 

Please note that this is NOT a sprint event, the long and short courses make use of the National Cross Country running track areas and forest so dress as for normal orienteering.

 

This is night orienteering so a torch is REQUIRED

 

Map : 1:5000 A3 redrawn by Eileen Young December 2021 from the 2020 map updated by Val Jones and Eileen Young, from the original by Laurence Quinn and used by kind permission of Orienteering Ireland. The event takes place entirely in the Sport Ireland Campus and does NOT cross into the Tolka Valley Fingal map.

Directions to the Event

The event is located at the Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin, which is close to the M50 and N3/M3

This can be found HERE  https://www.google.com/maps/search/national+sports+campus/@53.3964113,-6.3670749,16z/data=!3m1!4b1

 

 

The Start and Finish are located at Abbotstown House in the centre of the Sport Ireland Campus, and *** NOT  *** the National Aquatic centre , which is at the main entrance.  This is not simple to get to, so here are detailed directions from the main gate  https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1JAORIXjd77WraUBYT_wgSWh6PEoH4neV&ll=53.394877276825696%2C-6.363902148501552&z=16.   O-Signage will be available from the main Sport Ireland Campus gate.

Difficulty rating 3/10 Paths/parkland with some off-path (forest/deep grass)
PreEntry

Enter online on orienteering.ie

Entries open on 08/01/2022 @ 16:00 PM
Entries End 14/01/2022 @ 23:00 PM

Results from previous events held near here

25/01/2014 Tolka Valley Park
07/07/2015 Tyrrellstown
28/08/2016 Tyrrellstown
28/01/2017 Tolka Valley Park
15/09/2019 Corduff Park
03/11/2019 Tyrrellstown
23/02/2020 Sport Ireland Campus
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