Wednesday Evening Night Training WENT#6 – Carrickfergus NEW DATE

Venue Carrickfergus
Date Wed, 3rd Jan 24
Starts 19:30 to 20:30
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Event Description

WENT#6 Rescheduled – Carrickfergus

Our final Wednesday Evening Night Training is set to take place in Carrickfergus.

Runners Vs Orienteers – Local runners have been invited to take on the orienteers. How will the speed and local knowledge of the runners measure up with the nav skills of the orienteers – one way to find out, get yourself entered!

Registration and Parking

Free parking in Joymount Car park, beside Marine Gardens.

To register and download, we will meet in Ownies Bar which is situated just across the road from the parking. Go in the front door and walk towards the back of the bar towards the Garden Room.

The Course

There will be 30 controls and you will have 45 minutes to visit as many as possible. Controls 1-10 are worth 10 points, 11-20 worth 20 points and 21-30 worth 30 points. For every minute or part minute you are late you will be deducted 10 points.

This is an urban course using a section of the 1:4000 scale map which Bill Simpson drew for the British Urban League event last May.


We will be using MapRun. If you haven’t already done so, please can you download this app onto your phone or Garmin/Apple watch and register your details. Click on this link to get the Quick Guide – MapRun® (

Please wear Hi-Viz clothing.

Head torch and compass – please let us know beforehand if you wish to borrow one.

Please come appropriately dressed for the conditions, if weather is poor a waterproof jacket, full body cover and whistle may be mandatory. If cold, layer up and consider a hat, gloves and buff.


This is an urban course with road crossings. Planning has taken into account busy roads with safe crossing points marked on the map, optimal routes will use these crossing points. Please give way to other pedestrian and vehicular traffic and always adhere to the highway code.

Juniors aged U16 must be accompanied for the entire course with an adult.

Dogs are not advised.

Everyone must download/register your return afterwards.

Toilets and Refreshments

Ownies Bar – we are welcome to use their toilets and meet in the Garden Room for a catch up afterwards over a hot or cold drink of your choice.


Be warmed up and ready for the briefing at 7.15pm. The mass start will be at 7.30pm.


Free for Members. £3 for non-members.

Enter online here

or alternatively contact Ric Gamble (E: / M: 07717297676)

Please note: for all WENTs, entries close 24 hours before the event to allow time for printing off the correct number of maps.


Joymount Parking
BT38 7DQ

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

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