Adventures with Maps

Don't stand on the sidelines - orienteering is a sport that the whole family can participate in and enjoy together. If you want to be more than a chauffeur, caterer or clothes washer, get outdoors with a map. Every event offers a different adventure: choose yours!

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to the 2015 Australian Championships Carnival.

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Final MelbushO on Sunday September 6

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

The next and final event in the 2015 MelBushO season is on Sept 6 at Wonga Park. The new map is called Mt Lofty;  all courses will go from the sounds of water rushing over rapids on the Yarra River to the top of the ridge with magnificent views to the far hills.  Note:  man's best friend (ie dogs) are not permitted in the park. Parking is rather tight at Witton's Reserve.  Please use car pooling if you
can.

Sept 6 is Father's Day.  Treat dad to an open-air experience away from his new power tools!!

As always, you can choose any of four courses – Long Hard, Short Hard, Moderate, or Easy.  Start any time from 10am until 12 noon.  Please remember that courses close at 1pm, so make sure you arrive with plenty of time to complete your course by that time.

Sportident electronic timing will be used – if you have your own SI stick, bring it to Registration for touch screen entry.  If not, you can borrow one at Rego.  Coaching, equipment loan and refreshments are all included in your entry fee of $10 for adults and $5 for juniors.  Newcomers are very welcome.  No need to pre-register, just come along on the day and we'll get you started.  Enquiries: voaATiinet.net.au or 0409135020.

Lost a compass or heart rate monitor at a MelbushO event? Contact us.

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More news here.

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