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October Outdoors - Lagan Valley Orienteers and The Outdoor Partnership NI

October Outdoors with Lagan Valley Orienteers and The Outdoor Partnership NI

Four weeks of adventurous orienteering challenges across three boroughs supported by The Outdoor Partnership NI.

What is October Outdoors?

October Outdoors is a FREE exciting adventure challenge across three of Lagan Valley Orienteer’s council areas. This is DIY Orienteering thanks to MapRunF.  All you need is your mobile phone, an orienteering map and a sense of adventure! There will be a new challenge and a new place to explore every week for the month of October!

Who is it for?

This challenge is suitable for all levels – families, runners, cyclists, dog walkers, youth groups – you name it! This is the perfect socially distanced activity with no touch points and plenty of fresh air.

How do I get started?

Simply email: rdo@niorienteering.org.uk with your name and postcode, you will then be sent further details on how to get started. M
More information can be found on Lagan Valley Orienteers website here.  

Keep up to date on all the “October Outdoors” news on our club Facebook page – Lagan Valley Orienteers and our hub pages – Orchard County Orienteers and Tollymore Orienteers.

Caoimhe Conor, Outdoor Activities Development Officer for The Outdoor Partnership NI, says:  
“The Outdoor Partnership NI are excited to be working with Lagan Valley Orienteers. It is great to get people outside, running and navigating in a safe way in these strange times. I am excited to see what great opportunities we can open up for local people and communities.”

Special thanks must go to the following councils for their ongoing support Ards & North Down Borough Council, Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and Newry Mourne and Down District Council.

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