NI Colour Series 5 – Portstewart Strand

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Date/Time: 05/09/2015 - 11:30 - 15:00

Location: Portstewart Strand




North West Orienteering Club N W E S

A second Colour Series event on the beautiful Dunes of Portstewart. A lovely area to plan and I hope a great day’s sport for all runners. There have been some changes to the map (1:5000) with a large area of scrub now removed. The courses will all start well towards the centre of the map and on the banks of the Bann! A long walk from the beach parking, but worth it to give the white and yellow a nice path run back and the more technical courses full access to the best terrain Portstewart has to offer.



Parking on the beach – 200m from the entrance. The beach is owned by the National Trust and there is a £5 charge per car. There are toilets and a cafe at the entrance to the beach. Dogs must be kept on a lead.

Registration opens at 10.30am

Starts from 11.30 –1.00pm. Courses close at 3.00pm

If parents want split starts we will try to facilitate starts before 11.00am.

There will be a long walk to the start – allow up to 30 minutes. Parents may wish to accompany younger children along the route, part of which is marked by tapes along small dune paths.


  • Juniors £3.00 
  • OAP/ Unwaged £7.00
  • Seniors £9.00
  • Family £21.00

Discount of £2 for all seniors on production of membership card Contact for further information.


Approx. Length (km)
White 0.9
Yellow 1.1
Orange 2.0
Long Orange 3.0
Light Green 2.6
Green 3.5
Blue 5.2
Brown 6.6

Download the iCal file for this fixture here: iCal


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Role Volunteer
Organiser Rachel Reid
Planner Charlie Reid
Controller David Blair
Access Support
Website Support Jeff Johnston
Map Printing
Newcomer Welcome
MOO (registration 1)
MOO (registration 2)
MOO (download 1)
MOO (download 2)
Tech Support (early)
Tech Support (late)
Starts 1
Starts 2
MOO Tow-er (to)
MOO Tow-er (from)
First Aid
Control Collector 1
Control Collector 2
Control Collector 3
Control Collector 4
Control Collector 5


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