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Orienteering at Kilworth Camp, Sunday 15th December

posted 7 Dec 2013, 05:22 by Rob McEvoy   [ updated 7 Dec 2013, 05:26 ]

All welcome, including beginners. Details below:

The final Munster league event for 2013 will be held on Kilworth ranges - 15/12/13.
Course details to follow.

Normal Munster league criteria - Brown to Yellow.

Registration will be in the building near No 5 Range - signposted from the M8
If travelling from the south exit M8 at junction 14. If travelling from the north exit at junction 13 and follow signs for Lynch camp.
Note the event is just off the M8 for all Leinster Orienteers who want to fit in some orienteering before Christmas
On the day there will be an Irish Junior Squad fundraiser - Hot drinks! mincepies,flapjacks, brownies etc. Bring a few bob and enjoy the Christmas spirit.
There will be ample car parking available.
Sportident timing will be used.
There is a plan to have a camera with a live feed from a control back to the registration - we can see how you are doing.
More details to follow.
Munster league Prize giving will take place for prize winners immediately after the event.
Prizes for 1,2,3 in brown,blue,green and light-green courses.
Come along bring the family and make a day of it.
Look forward to seeing you there!
Paul O'S-Hourihan


Danny O'Hare give his analysis ahead of this final event in the 2013 Munster League:

Munster League 2013 Standings. Best 5 of 8 events to count

Brown:- Several orienteers have done 4 or more events.
Looking at those who can win with a good run in Kilworth.
Josh just needs to finish in Kilworth to win but rumour has it that he will be running a cross
country race that day opening the door to defending Champion Brian Corbett.

Converting points into time (1min ~= 6 points)
shows the following Orienteers and their lead over the next position
Josh O'S 4860 +66 mins
Brian Corbett 4476 +14mins
Rob Mc Evoy 4391 +6mins
Pat O'Donovan 4353 +1.5mins
Danny O'Hare 4344 +29mins
John Power 4173 +23mins
Jonathon Lucey 4032

To Create a finale for the league, we propose to have seeded starts in the
Following order. Prizes will be given out just after the finish.
Please can the following let me know if they won't be attending.

Jonathon 11.30
John Power 11.35
Danny 11.40
Pat 11.45
Rob 11.50
Brian 11.55
Josh 12.00

WatO dominate the blue course with Robert Pim leading from Andrew Cox

Green:- The teachers dominate this course, with Liam O'Brien leading from Willie Fitzgerald, Rory Costello and Jim Callanan
Nora Perkins is the leading lady on this course

On Light Green:- 1st place Bernard Creedon and Sean Mulqueen in 2nd place have a clear lead with Liam Cotter just ahead of
Tim O'Sullivan in 3rd place. Ciara Fitzgerald is first female. (Note as there was no Light-Green is rosskerrig, Green scores in
that event count in Light-Green.

Orange:- Jordan Pim leads (Note: tramore Course is Called red/orange)


Planners/Controllers for 2013 League get 1000 points per event planned

Date Club Map Planner Controller Organiser
* Feb 10th CorkO Glengarra John Scannell Robert O'Connor
* March 19th KerryO Banna Rory Costello Fergal Buckley
* Mar 24th UCCO Muckross Darren Burke
* April 7th WatO Tramore John Casey
* April 21st CorkO Sheep's Head Brian Corbett Liz Deane
* Oct BOC Glensheskin Pat Murphy Danny O'Hare
* Oct WatO Mahon falls Pat O'Connor
* Dec 15th DFO/CorkO Kilworth Camp Paul O'Sullivan-Hourihan

Prizes:- Brown 1,2,3
Blue:- 1,2,3
Green:- 1,2,3 1
L Green:- 1,2,3 1
O:- 1