Waterford Orienteers organise events for all ages in the South East of Ireland.
Orienteering is competitive navigation on foot. If you enjoy running or walking,if you are interested in maps and navigation, or if you like outdoor sport, then orienteering is for you.
The next local orienteering event will be held at Tramore sand dunes on Sunday 29th September. This will be the 3rd in our autumn short course series. Start times between 11 and 1.30. Suitable for all ages. Please let us know if you are bringing a group to ensure enough maps.
This event is being held as part of the Surf and Sea Festival. Check out their website to find out what else is going on here.
.....and for those of you who like running in the mud (and at night) join the:
Comeragh's Wild Full Moon Trail Run - Friday September 20th @ 7.30pm
A twist on the usual Trail
Run Events with participants venturing out in the DARK! Brave the river
trails and woods of Kilmacthomas with only the light of your headlamp
and the full moon to guide you. Experience just how wild the County
Waterford countryside can be!
Following on from the success of the ACHIEVE Summer Series of Trail
Run events in 2013, the Full Moon Trail Run
which is part of the Comeragh's Wild festival of events in September.
The event will be a mass start event and will start in the Park in
Kilmacthomas. It will run over the existing course and will be 5km long.
Only the start and finish will be lit, with participants navigating the
remainder of the course with headlamps which are compulsory as are
The second short course series race took place at Woodstock gardens, County Kilkenny. A small but enthusiastic crowd competed. Full results are posted on this blog under results.
Thanks to Jana for all her help on registration and download. Thanks to Pat for printing the map.
Times appeared longer than expected due to the subtle climb and variable representation of path width.
Well done to all those who took part yesterday. Thanks to Jana and Laura for their help on registration and start. The splits times may be a little out due the control that had to moved due to the Vintage car rally and 2 of the units need checking after the summer recess. The new super fast Si cards do not register properly either so another one for the computer gurus. Thanks to Jana for the pictures.