Urban Sprint – Newry

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Fri, 17th Jun 16
19:00 - 21:00

Bridge Street

Download the iCal file for this fixture here: iCal.


Friday’s urban race uses a new map of Newry centre and should provide interesting orienteering.

Date/Time: 17/06/2016 – 18:30 – 21:00

Location: Town Center

Parking and finish at the big car park adjacent to Newry Bus Centre

GPS coordinates: 54°10’28.4″N 6°20’25.3″W

Start 5 min walk


Simplest way to get there is to exit A1 Newry bypass at junction signposted to Daisy Hill Hospital,

then follow the link bellow:


Toilets available at Newry Bus centre (open till 8pm) and at Buttercrane Shopping Centre.



Starts from 19:00 until 20:00 – courses close 21:00.

Entries will be available on the night.


3 Courses available

Short: 2.0 km 9 controls 10m climb

Middle: 3.5 km 14 controls 90m climb

Long: 5.0 km 15 controls 150m climb


Important safety notice:

All courses cross roads with minor traffic.

Through the middle of the map is the main dual carriageway.  This road is marked as out of bounds.

The Short course does not cross this road.

The Middle and Long courses cross the dual carriageway twice. You must use the 2 underpasses as marked on the map, crossing the road at surface level is extremely dangerous.  You won’t gain any competitive advantage and will be penalised by disqualification.



To volunteer at this event please email volunteer@lvo.org.uk. You can find information on each role here as well as the current list of volunteers.

2 Replies to “Urban Sprint – Newry”

  1. Hi,

    I hope to come to Newry tomorrow evening with two of my sons. Too late for the on line entry I thought I’d let you know. We’ll possibly be running one medium and two long.


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