On the Irish champs o site it says it might be compulsory to wear them on the course is weather is bad enough. I don't understand.
So as to make you sweat buckets underneath the anorak.
looking out the window today, it might be voluntary raincoats...
actually, it dried up... not the ground, one big marshy bog, or perhaps several, separated by streams... knee-length and t-shirt were fine.
Live results coming in , currently second, 5 mins down on Marcus - http://orienteering.ie/live/view.php?ioc2013
bunch of good guys still out there.
And Splits - http://orienteering.ie/live/splitsbrowser.php?ioc2...
Needless to say, Martin Flynn is a star. He's in a van halfway up a mountain, and beaming results to the world.
I'm clearly not fit enough for this marshy stuff -- but I did beat Mr Pinker by over five minutes on a 2 minute leg... bizarrer things have happened, perhaps.
Heavy rain would have made this a good test for gps's water proofness.