Autumn League #2: Regional Park Ballincollig TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST Event Info

Post date: Aug 28, 2015 9:22:12 AM

The second event in the Cork Orienteering Club Autumn League will take place on Tuesday September 1st at the Regional Park Ballincollig. Please note this event will start from the WESTERN CAR PARK.The park extends along the south bank of the river Lee and the terrain is mixed parkland, with fast grass and path sections, some forest run and some undergrowth. The land was originally part of the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills and the eastern end of the park is where the many ruins of the old Gunpowder Factory are still visible. Interesting route choice is provided by the limited number of crossing points along the canals and millraces which run throughout the park.----------------------COURSE INFO:Long 12 controls, 4.6kmShort 9 controls, 2.7kmPaper punching will be used.The canal in the park must be crossed USING THE 4 BRIDGES ONLY.

There will be NO CONTROLS INSIDE any ruin or building.

Map scale: 1:7500



Competitors can start any time between 5:30pm and 6:30pm



The event will start from the WESTERN CAR PARK of Ballincollig Regional Park at Inniscarra Bridge.

From Cork city proceed west out the Carrigrohane road towards Ballincollig. On arrival in Ballincollig, proceed almost 3km west along the main street until you reach the large Super Value Car park in the West Village area. Turn right at the traffic light junction and proceed 1km down the side road. The regional park is on your right just before crossing the Lee river.


Follow the link below for a map and other park info:

Hope you can join us!