NI Long Distance Championships (Date TBC)

Venue Glenariff Forest Park
Date Sat, 27th Oct 29
Starts 11:00 to 15:30
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Event Description

Date Saturday 27 October 2029
Venue Glenariff
Event Format Northern Ireland Long Distance Championships
Online Entry .
SI Entries
Online Entry closes Midnight, Monday 22 October 2029
Registration, Start and Finish TBC
Race Prices Member* Non-Member
Senior (aged 21 or over) 10 12
Junior or Student 5 6
Maximum charge for a family** 25 30

Sociable group / family fee where all are going round a course together – entry fee is per required number of maps i.e. one entry = one map.

*Member of BOF Clubs only. Get Annual Membership today and experience the membership benefits including the member rate!

There is no fee to hire an SI card if required, but lost cards are charged at £30.

Terrain Summary TBC
Previous Maps/Routegadget TBC
Course Notes This event is open to all orienteers, but to be eligible to be NI champion you must be a current member of a NIOA club. Courses to be confirmed later.

Course Class Length (m) Climb (m) Map Scale
1 M21
2 M35, M40
3 M18, M20, M45,M50
3.1 W21
4 M16, M21S, M55, M60
5 W18, W20, W35, W40
6 M65, W45, W50
7 M70, W16, W21S, W55, W60, Green
8 M75, W65, W70
9 M80, M85+, W75, W80, W85+
10 M14, W14, Light Green
11 M12, W12, Orange
12 M10, W10, Yellow
First Aid and Safety There will be a first aid and a qualified first aider available at registration. Registration is also a safe place for lost children to wait.

Please do not come to the event if you are unwell.

Please bring and carry any medication you might need, especially inhalers and EpiPen’s.

If you come across an injured or ill person, please stop, help and get further help. There will likely be qualified first aiders on the course who can stop to provide support.

All participants must return to download, whether they complete the course or not. This is to account for all competitors, ensuring everyone’s safe return.

Courses will close and controls collected in at 3pm sharp. If you are still out on the course at this time return to finish and download immediately.

Kit requirements Full body cover is mandatory.

A whistle (emergency alert is 6 loud blasts per minute) is mandatory.

A waterproof jacket may also be mandatory if the organisers decide the weather requires one, so bring one along just in case.

Parking TBC
Toilets TBC


Glenariff Forest Park
Glenariffe Road

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