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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Get Ready for Sprint Into Spring: Race 2, Saturday October 25, Ruffey Lake

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Spring has started, and so too has the 2014 Sprint Into Spring series!  Our second event is on next Saturday October 25, at Ruffey Lake Park in Doncaster.  Entries for all races are now open here

Pre-enter to receive a 20% discount on entry fees, and to express through Registration.  Purchase a series ticket at either of the first two races, and your sixth race is free!

BONUS - free post race coaching sessions with Danish orienteers! Pick up some hot tips from the experts. Sign up at Registration at each event, starting next Saturday.

Race 2: Sat October 25, Ruffey Lake Park, The Boulevarde, Doncaster, Melway 33 F10

Closing date for pre-entries:  Wed October 22. Entries also accepted on the day. 

Terrain: expansive parkland with scattered trees, generally hilly, some tracks, bridges, fences, cliffs, and man made features.

Courses: Course 1 Mo Farah: approx 3.5 km (25-30 controls); Course 2 Sally Pearson: approx 2.5 km, 16-20 controls; Course 3 Usain Bolt (less complex): approx 2.5 km, 16-20 controls.

Register from 1.30pm. Choose your own start time between 2pm and 3.30pm, courses close 4pm.  

Be in the race for some fantastic prizes, and jersey points for the overall winner, best sprinter, and best climber.  Thanks to Orienteering Victoria for their support.



Contact: Shane Mallia, 0432 864 714

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