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Post Leinster Spring Cup event: Brockagh Sunday 11th May
on: May 7, 2014, 07:36
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GEN will host the sixth and final Leinster Spring Cup event at Brockagh, next Sunday 11th May. 

Come and enjoy the last Sunday event of the season in Leinster. Hopefully the weather in the mountains will be kinder than last weekend!

All are welcome.  Details will be posted here shortly

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on: May 8, 2014, 21:14
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Details for Brockagh, Leinster Spring Cup No 6, Sunday 11th May. 

Entry to the event is by the forest road on the R756 Laragh to Hollywood road  (Grid reference T 118 973)  and will be signposted from Laragh.  Start times will be between 11:00 and 13:00 hours. Courses will close i.e. controls removed, at 15:30.

Please pre-register using the online registration form before 9pm, Saturday 10th May and pay at the registration desk on the day.  Pre-registration does not oblige you to turn up on the day though we’d like you to.  All are welcome.

Entry fees: Adult €8, Junior/student/unwaged €5, Family €20.  SI card hire is an extra €2

Courses (planned by Andrew Butterfield): 

  • Yellow:  1.6km, 5m
  • Orange: 1.9km, 25m
  • Light green:  3.1km, 95m
  • Green:  4.8km, 155m
  • Blue: 7.2km, 170m
  • Brown:  9.0km, 245m

Parking will be along the forest road with the start being 750m (a 10 to 15 minute walk) from the parking area.  The finish is close to the parking area.

Maps will be printed on waterproof paper at a scale of 1:10 000 with 5 m contours, except for the Yellow and Orange course maps which will be at a scale of 1:7500.  Control descriptions will be printed on the map and will also be available at registration.

Courses will cross the open mountain.  Competitors are advised to carry a whistle and cagoules may be required.  All participants, including those who do not complete their course, must report to the download officials.

For further information contact gen@orienteering.ie or 087 972 3463

Thanks to Coillte for cooperation in access and Wicklow Mountains National Park for permission to use the mountain.

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Post Re: Leinster Spring Cup event: Brockagh Sunday 11th May
on: May 10, 2014, 15:17
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Any more pre-entries for Brockagh tomorrow, it really saves the organisers a lot of effort, even if you aren\'t sure you\'ll make it on the day.

online entry form

Thanks

Aine

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