Fingal orienteers welcome you to Skerries on Tuesday 21st July for a summer \'Come and Try It\' event.
This will be a pre entry event only, no money will be taken on the day of the event. The event will observe social distancing. This will no registration tent. Contact will be at a minimum with supervision and support at the start and finish. Printed maps will be provided. There will be flags at the control sites and timing will be by a GPS app, MapRunF, on your phone. Controls descriptions will be on the map only.
Online entry via Fabian4, http://www.fabian4.co.uk/default.aspx?EventID=2641
Important: To take part in this event each competitor will require the “MapRunF” app running on their smart phone, download from the App store or Google play.
Check out this MapRunF video for more information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMseXJZEk_8&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1O-jFKeaYP_IGDqp1GgHnM2rmHtQU9pnuI4c3Vzll6PPFKPSKFmZNx2VE
Parking and Start will be located at Skerries Mills, Skerries, Co. Dublin.
Skerries Mills is well sign posted by Fingal County Council Brown Heritage Signs.
There are bus and train services to Skerries to within a short distance of the start.
Start times: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Courses close: 9:00pm
Organisers: Ciaran and Eileen Young
Planner: Eileen Young
Medium ~ 4km
Long ~ 6km
(These are estimated straight-line distances; the medium and long, in particular, are likely to be longer on the ground)
Entry fees via Fabian4:
Children/Students/OAP/Unwaged – €4
Adults – €7
Family – €15 (2 adults kids)
No entries on the day, all pre entry
Toilets and drinking water will not be provided.
Participants will be sent a Health Questionnaire which must be answered before attending the event. Everyone attending the event will need to fill in a Health Questionnaire including non runners, shadowing adults and small children. We request that participants familiarise themselves Return to Orienteering \"Participant Code of Conduct\" https://www.orienteering.ie/about-us/covid-19-return-to-orienteering/
Looking forward to seeing everyone!