Training day and talk with Thierry Gueorgiou: Final information

Some useful information for the open training and evening of events at Tollymore.
(Senior squad members – see separate timetable)
Map of locations.

October 20th, 2012

3 – 5 pm: Open training, Meelmore and Luke’s Mountains.
One course, 7.9 km/330m climb. Possible to shorten.
Course components: Relocation, contours, control picking, corridor orienteering.
Parking and map-collection at Meelmore Lodge. There is a £4 charge for parking. There is also a cafe at this car park, with showers. See Meelmore Lodge website here.
Training is on open mountainside and, depending on the weather conditions, you may wish to wear some extra layers or a cagoule.
Please note, Meelmore/Lukes is embargoed for any potential WPFG competitors.

5:15 pm: Micro Orienteering. Parking at Tollymore national outdoor centre.

6 pm: 2-course Dinner (for those who have pre-ordered). Tollymore centre.

7:30 pm: Talk by Thierry Gueorgiou. Tollymore centre.
Raffle for a Silva Alpha headtorch, kindly donated by IOA communications

1. Open Training – Meelmore Lodge is located on the Trassey Road, 3 miles from Bryansford. Directions here. There is a £4 charge for parking.
2. Tollymore national outdoor centre is located on the B180 near Bryansford.
See map here.
Carpooling is strongly encouraged, where possible.
Link to GoogleMaps with locations marked.

Showers: are available at the Tollymore centre free-of-charge.

Each session: €5/£4. Juniors are free of charge.
Pay on the day. Exact change will be appreciated :)

SportIdent: will be used for the open training and the micro orienteering. Don’t forget your SI card!

Sunday event: There is a 3Roc Leinster Autumn Series event on Carlingford on Sunday, details here.

Thank you to the Irish Orienteering Association and Northern Ireland Orienteering Association without whom this visit from Thierry would not be possible.

For questions, please contact Niamh (niamhoboyle at gmail dot com) before Thursday evening. Thanks to the following people for their help with this weekend – Susan Lambe, Philip Baxter, Darren Burke, Thierry Gueorgiou, Mary Knight, Alan Gartside and Allan Bogle.

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