Banksia Park MelbushO Draws a Crowd; Get Set for Westerfolds on Sunday May 16

Our Mothers Day MelBushO at Banksia Park drew a large crowd, and many newcomers and family groups had a great time navigating around the park and into the river flats south of Banksia Street, in perfect weather.  Milla Key set courses that required careful attention to the fine details as you approached the controls, but plenty of fast running in between.


Our next MelBushO is at Westerfolds Park in Templestowe on May 16 (starting from the Porter Street car park). This event will be a great way to improve your bush orienteering skills, and enjoy an activity for the whole family, all within Melbourne’s northeast suburbs. You’ll be able to choose any of the five courses offered, and start any time between 10am and 11.30am. The entry fee is $12 for adults and $6 for juniors, or $30 for families (2 adults and 1 or more juniors who enter at the same time).

Sportident timing will be used, with controls in “Air” mode, for contactless punching (non “Air” SI sticks work just fine too). We’ll have coaches on hand to assist newcomers. Don’t have a compass or Sportident stick? No problem – just borrow one from Registration; included in your entry fee.

In order to make things as fast and easy as possible on the day, guarantee you get a map for your preferred course, and save you from having to queue up, we strongly prefer that you enter online. Entries close on the Thursday evening prior to each event. With your entry and payment taken care of, when you arrive you simply need to check in via QR code (please bring a phone with camera or QR code scanning app), collect a map from Registration, head to the Start, and enjoy your course!  If you do opt to enter on the day, we prefer you pay by card, but cash is also OK.

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