Autumn League #1: Currabinny Wood TUESDAY AUGUST 27th

Post date: Aug 25, 2013 12:22:6 AM

September is nearly upon us and that means it's time to launch this year's CorkO Autumn League. The league will run every Tuesday evening from August 27th to September 17th, with your best two events to count. The fixtures in the league are as follows:August 27th: Currabinny Wood (Ringaskiddy)September 3rd: Corrin Wood (Fermoy)September 10th: Regional Park Ballincollig (Ballincollig)September  17th: Fota House & Gardens (Fota)Following the feedback received in our survey of Summer League participants a large number of responses indicated a keen interest in availing of training to help improve their orienteering ability. The club really appreciated your input and as a result the focus of the Autumn League will be on improving your orienteering skills. There will be two courses available each evening, an Explorer course and an Advanced course. The Explorer course is for beginners and improvers and will help you to learn specific navigation skills as you progress around the course. At the end of the league our Explorers will have learned the skills needed to earn the Level 1 Orienteering Ability Award accredited by the Irish Orienteering Association.The first event in the CorkO Autumn League will take place on Tuesday August 27th at Currabinny Wood, Ringaskiddy.AL#1: COURSE INFO

The Explorer course will be 2.4km and will have 10 controls.

The Advanced course will be 3.4km and will have 13 controls.

Start times will be from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. 


The wood is located 5km from Ringaskiddy or 7km from Carrigaline. The event will be signposted from the turn off from the Carrigaline - Ringaskiddy road.

Further woodland trivia and directions are available at the link below.


For all our Summer League finishers, the t-shirts have arrived and the Currabinny event will be your first opportunity to collect your hard earned t-shirt. So don't miss out and orienteer in style this Autumn!

If anyone would like to volunteer to help out at the event (registration, meet-and-greet, control collection, social event leader!), we would love to have you! Just reply to this e-mail and let us know.

Hope to see you there,