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Saturday 25th June 2022

Entries Open
Friday 20th May 2022
Entries Close
Wednesday 22nd June 2022
Brown; Blue; Green; Short Green; Yellow; Light Green; Orange; White; Social ONLY
Entries So Far
158 Participants
Entry Fees


RACE PRICES (£) Member* Non-Member
Senior (aged 21 or over) 10 12
Junior or Student 5 6
Maximum charge for a family** 25 30
Camping (per adult 16+) 7 7
Adult Meals 14 14
Children's Meals (12 and under) 7 7


*BO, IOA or IOF Clubs

For families and friends going round together, you only need to enter one name per map & SI Card is required. You can amend the "group name" at Registration on the day if you want.

**If you are entering a family of individual runners and it comes to more than £25 (£30 for non-members) then please contact the organiser after you have paid for the individual Senior, or Junior/Student entries and we will arrange refund of the difference. Parents accompanying children go free.

SI timing card hire is free but are charged at a replacement cost of £30 if lost.

Event Organiser - Gordon Stephens

See website for event details

Parking is £5 per car – a pay and display system operates in Castlewellan. Parking at the campsite in Tollymore is included in Social fees.

Registration – Not required if using own SI Card - proceed directly to start. Hire cards can be collected at inquiries.

SIACs -  SI Air is enabled on all controls except the Start and Finish.

Starts –  Start times are in 15min blocks with punching starts

Finish & Download: After finishing proceed to the Download and then disperse to maintain social distancing.


Coronavirus Safety Measures

A number of measures have been put in place to provide for Social Distancing and ensure your safety throughout this activity. Here is a link to the British Orienteering Participant Code of Conduct which all participants are expected to have read beforehand and adhere to.

The main aspects for this event we would like you to pay attention to are:

  • At the Start please maintain social distancing.
  • During the event please use the hand sanitisers provided to maintain hygiene
  • Do not touch the SI Control boxes except with the SI Card
  • During the race please be aware of who is around you and try to maintain distance, especially when approaching Controls
  • As we are using public parks please be mindful of other park users and give them space
  • Please minimise pre and post-activity socialising and maintain your distance

IMPORTANT in line with current NI Government advice You MUST NOT attend the activity if You are unwell with a cough, fever or other Covid symptoms or have tested positive for Covid-19 within the last 10 days. EXCEPT - You may attend if you have had no fever and have had negative Lateral Flow Test results for at least two consecutive days after day 5.

If you have a condition that makes you Clinically Vulnerable, please follow current government and medical advice before registering.  

If you have been in Close Contact with someone within the last 10 days who has Covid, please take extra caution around other people at the event.

You are advised not to car-share with anyone outside your household at this time.

Withdrawals and Refunds: Any requests for refunds submitted before the closing date for each event will be minus £3 per person plus up to £5 per meal ordered to cover our non-recoverable costs.

Event Cancellation: Should we have to cancel the event we will refund the entry fee minus £3 per competitor plus up to £5 per meal ordered to cover our non-recoverable costs.

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