Sunday, May 27, 2012

CNOC SS 3 - Hill Wood

The 3rd event in the CNOC Summer Orienteering Series will be next Tuesday evening 29th May in Hillwood Forest, also known as Moore Abbey, beside Monasterevin.

Hill Wood Forest*

There will be signs from the Monasterevin North Exit (No.14) off the M7. The forest entrance is about 2km from Monasterevin on the R417 Athy road.

Start times 18:00 to 19:30.
Courses close at 20:30. SI electronic timing will be used, SI cards will be available to rent if don’t own one.

Please let us know in advance if you are bringing a group. You can pre-register here: and pay at the event, or you can just arrive and register at the event.

There will be 3 courses:
Long 5.0 km, 25 controls, technically and physically difficult, full leg cover definitely needed.
Medium 3.5 km, 19 controls, technically difficult, full leg cover needed.
Short Adventure 3.0 km, 9 controls, straightforward navigation, mostly on tracks.

The Series takes a break on the Tuesday after the Bank Holiday, returning with an event on the Sunnyhill area of the Curragh on Tue 12th June, and finishing up on Tue 19th June in Hollywood, West Wicklow, including the end-of-season barbecue.

*This is not actually Hillwood, this is Lunsen in Sweden. But they have one thing in common. They are both forests!

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