Orienteering this Sunday, 7th Dec 2014
There are two events this weekend, one in Curragh, Co. Kildare and the other in Muckross Abbey, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Both have courses suitable for Beginners.
The Junior Squad are organising an unwanted O gear sale for fund raising purposes at the Curragh Event Sunday. Any unwanted kit, shoes that do not fit etc. that you can donate would be welcome.
(click venue below for directions)
(click link for more details)
|Sunday, 7th December 2014||Curragh East, Kildare.||Curragh-Naas OC|
|Sunday, 7th December 2014||Muckross Abbey, Killarney, Co. Kerry||Kerry Orienteers|
Start times: 11:00 – 13:00
Entry fees: Adult €8, Student/Junior/over-65 €4, Family €16.
SportIdent electronic timing will be used. SI cards will be available to hire @ €2 each if you don’t have one.
There will be 7 courses:
Brown 10.0 km (25 Controls)
Blue 8.3 km (19 Controls)
Green 5.9 km (11 Controls)
Red 4.3 km (17 Controls)
Light Green 4.1 km (15 Controls)
Orange 3.5 km (12 Controls)
Yellow 2.3 km (7 Controls)
The Brown, Blue and Green courses are technically challenging. Light Green is moderately challenging. Red, Orange and Yellow courses are easy and suitable for beginners.
Registration: Start and Finish are outside the NCO’s Mess in the Curragh Camp. Courses close at 15:00. Pre-entry available at the link above.
Directions: Take exit 12 off the M7 (The Curragh) and follow signposts for the Curragh Camp. Drive into the Camp, past the church and take the next left turn at the Post Office. You will be faced with a barrier but it will open automatically when you drive up to it. The start is approx. 400ms further on and there will be orienteering directional signs from here.