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Sep 28, 2015

Tymon Park - Sunday 4th October 2015

Come and Try it Orienteering


Tymon Map Clip.jpg
Ajax orienteering club invites you to a come-and-try-it orienteering event in Tymon Park, Dublin, on Sunday, October 4th. Start times are between 11:00 and 13:00.
Courses will close and control collection will start at 15:00.
This orienteering event is suitable for all ages and abilities; families with young children are welcome. If you are bringing a large group (e.g. scouts, school) please email ajax@orienteering.ie so that we can print enough maps for you.
The event will be signposted on Castletymon road, Tallaght, near the entrance to the National Basketall Arena on Castletymon Road. The park is easily accessible from the M50 motorway.
Tymon.jpgTymon park is a typical Dublin urban park with a mix of forested areas and open playing fields. There are three groups of lakes and some hills. The dominant feature is the M50 motorway which splits the park in two. This event starts in Tymon Park West on Castletymon Road. The map scale is 1:10,000, with 5m contour intervals.
There will be 3 courses:
Long course: about 6.7 km 19 Controls
Medium course: about 4.3 km 11 Controls
Short course: about 2.2 km 7 Controls.
Entry Fees are Eur 5 for adults, Eur 3 for a junior/child and Eur 10 for a family.
We are using Sportident electronic timing. Timing cards will be available to rent for €2 at the event.
Make sure to return to the registration tent and download your SI card immediately after finishing even if you do not finish the course.
If you own an SI card please please make sure your Sportident card registration is up-to-date. 
See you on Sunday.