On Wednesday May 11th 2016, at as many locations as possible, people of all ages taking part in some sort of Orienteering event. Clubs and Orienteers from all over the world are taking part. The IOF has a vision to set a new Guinness World Record. The current record is from WOC 2003 in Switzerland, when 207,979 young people at 1381 locations ran an orienteering course, 250,000 young people is the IOF’s challenging target. There are 5 WOD events in Ireland.
Doneraile, Naas, Fota, Lough Key Forest Park and People’s Park in Waterford.
|10||Fota House & Gardens||Cork||CorkO Summer League / No. 1||Cork|
|11||Doneraile Forest Park||Cork||Irish Schools Championships (Primary)||Cork Schools|
|11||People’s Park||Waterford||Local Schools Introductory Event||Waterford|
|11||Naas Urban Race||Kildare||World Orienteering Day / ‘Come-and-try-it’ Event||Curragh-Naas|
|11||Lough Key Forest Park||Roscommon||World Orienteering Day||Sligo Orienteering Club|
WOD 2017 and 2018
The next World Orienteering Days will take place on May 24th 2017 and on May 23rd 2018!