WENT 2 – Lisburn MapRun

Venue Lisburn City Centre
Date Wed, 9th Nov 22
Starts 19:15 to 20:30
iCal file iCal

Event Description

Lisburn is the location for the second of seven Wednesday Evening Night Training (WENT) activities in a Series over November & December and the first of three MapRun Score events in Lisburn.

Entry: A good quantity of maps are printed.If you give notice to Stephen Gilmore you have priority for a printed map, by a message on LVO Facebook page or email, secretary@niorienteering.org.uk. If we run out of paper maps, the map on the phone is also available.

Cost: Free for club members. £3 for non-members. Please bring exact change if you are not a member, but even better just join the club. 2023 membership is now open, so if you join now you are a member until 31 December 2023. You can join on line at About us>Join us.

Meet: 7.15pm at Ground Coffee (TK Maxx) carpark, Lagan Bank Road, Lisburn, BT28 1XZ for a 7.30pm sharp start. There will be a short walk to the start, so please assemble by 7.15pm.

Ground Coffee stays open until 9pm, with last orders at 8.45pm.

Bring: Phone with MapRun6 app installed with phone carrier or zip pocket (or Garmin watch with MapRunG). Make sure they are fully charged. The phone can be put into airplane mode once the course is downloaded. The course “Lisburn WENT East…” is available in the app in the folder UK>Northern Ireland>Co Antrim, but will be PIN proteted until 8.00pm. The PIN will be announced at the start. There are some useful videos on Facebook explaining how to use MapRun6 and MapRunG. Aslo remember a Head torch, Bright/reflective clothing appropriate for weather – warm and waterproof if necessary, a whistle, a compass and a watch

The other WENTs in the Series are:

16 Nov – Antrim Castle Gardens Training

23 Nov – Lisburn MapRun 45 min Urban Score (Meeting at Ground Coffee, but with a different course on a different area.)

30 Nov – Botanic Training

7 Dec – Lisburn MapRun 45 min Urban Score (Meeting at Ground Coffee, but with a different course on a different area.)

14 Dec Lady Dixon Training

Safety: For safety and insurance reasons, Juniors under 16 are not allowed to participate in MapRun Urban courses unless accompanied by an adult. Singnalled crossings on busy roads are marked with a purple crossing point symbol and should be used. Terrain will be 90+% paved, so training shoes with a good grip are recommended.


Lisburn City Centre
Lagan Bank Road
BT28 1LU
Map Unavailable


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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *