Summer League #10: Ballyannon Wood, Midleton TUESDAY JULY 16TH Event Info

Post date: Jul 12, 2019 12:50:9 PM

The final competitive event in the CorkO Summer League will take place at Ballyannon Wood in Midleton on Tuesday July 16th

Ballyannon Wood is a beautiful mature mixed woodland located at the end of Dyers Road in Midleton on the Owenacurra Esturary. It is a relatively small wood with a very extensive network of paths. The similarity between a number of these paths often causes confusion and one junction in the centre of the wood has six such paths off it. It might be beneficial to have a compass on hand to aid navigation and relocation!

Conrad and Aoife may have the Long Course Summer League Champion titles wrapped up but the remaining podium spots are still up for grabs. To find out were you currently lie in the results tables and who you can overtake in the final competitive event in the league check out the latest league tables here:

If you spot any errors or omissions please do let us know.



Long: 4.8km 20 Controls 55m Climb - double sided map

Short: 2.3km 11 Controls 40m Climb - Buggy friendly, = but there is a big hill and a narrow gate at the entrance to the forest!

High tide is at 6:30pm please be conscious of this when making your route choices. 

A number of areas are quite overgrown with nettles and briars, full leg cover is recommended.  



Competitors can start any time between 5.30pm and 7.00pm.

The start will be a 5 minute walk from parking/registration. 



From the City:

Take the first Midleton exit (5) off the N25, Continue to the first set of traffic lights (200m after the exit), turn right at the lights and cross over the flyover as if you were heading back to Cork, take the first exit at the roundabout and almost immediately take the next left onto the private road.

Park on the left side of the road only (closest to N25)

Coming from the East:

Go straight through the Midleton roundabout on the N25. Turn left at the Midleton flyover (Exit 5) and take the second exit from the roundabout, and almost immediately take the next left onto the private road.

Park on the left side of the road only (closest to N25)

Registration will be at the far end of this road.

The start (in the forest) will be a 5 minute walk from parking/registration. On the way to the start competitors will pass the finish control/unit. 

Hope you can join us!