3ROC summer news

Tuesday evening orienteering: most Tuesdays from now until late August: get a free T-shirt if you finish four events. See event details here.

3ROC events coming up: three Phoenix Park Tuesdays in August – Papal Cross (5th), Furry Glen (12th), Magazine Fort (19th).

We’ll probably be running an introductory eveta at Farmleigh, beside the Phoenix Park, on Sunday 17th August as part of the Athletics Ireland family fun day. Helpers welcome!

We’re also running the first Leinster League event of the autum on Three Rock Mountain on Sunday 28th September, hopefully with a mountain bike orienteering event the day before.

Mapping: We’re currently extending the Three Rock map to include some new areas of forest, ready for the September event.

Internationals: we expect to  have members running at the Italian 5-Day, the Junior World Championships, the World University Championships, the O-O Cup in Slovenia, the Leke District 5-Day and training in Norway for the 2015 JWOC.

Permanent courses on Three Rock have had some controls vandalised.We are working to get them repaired but in the meantime please let us know if any are missing.

Park Runs on Saturdays at 09.30 in the usual areas: see Parkrun.ie for details.

Mountain running: Midweek and weekend races continue, many on orienteering areas like Three Rock, Carrick, Trooperstown, Hellfire, Scalp, Howth, Sugarloaf … see imra.ie for details (and/or visit their facebook page).

Finally, check the 3ROC facebook page for late-breaking news or bits and pieces from one member to another. (You don’t need a facebook account to see it)

Have a great summer! See you again in August!