Wellington Chase MelBushO – Photos, Maps, Results, Splits, Livelox

What a perfect day for orienteering!  Our new start location at Birdsland was a hit.  From the start, it was downhill into the wetlands (aptly described) for some fast, flat legs around the lakes, along the boardwalks and bush tracks, and over the bridges. Once the blood was pumping, it was time for an abrupt change of pace, as all but the Easy course took to the steep contours of Lysterfield Park’s northern section.  Controls were on granite features, with route choice impacted by climb and vegetation.

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Results     Splits

The next Melbush is on Sunday July 18 at Hawkstowe Park, South Morang.  Enter Plenty Gorge Park from Gordons Road. A RadiO course will also be available.  ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE THURSDAY JULY 15

Hawkstowe Park information and online entry

On arrival, you will need to have your phone with you, and check in via the Services Victoria QR code app.  Registration will assist if you don’t have a phone.

Register from 9.30am, and start your course any time between 10.00am and 11.30am. Courses close at 1.00pm.

Choose from any of the five courses – Long Hard, Medium Hard, Short Hard, Moderate, or Easy. Entry fee is $12 for adults and $6 for juniors.

Sportident electronic timing will be used.  All controls will be in SI Air mode to allow contactless punching for those with a SIAC stick – please enter with your SIAC number.  Non SIAC sticks will work as well, but you will need to insert your stick into the Sportident unit. Please avoid touching the units when punching.  SI sticks are available for loan (no extra charge) – these must not be shared or reused, and must be returned at the Finish to the container provided.

Enquiries: voa@iinet.net.au or 0409 135 020

 

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