Ruffey Lake Popup Sprint Will A-Maze You

Organised by a crack team, this is a fund raising event for the coach-in-residence program. It will feature fast and furious racing with a mind-bending labyrinth section to test your skills.

Choose from one of three courses:

  • Maja Alm (Short, ~1.3km, suitable for beginners)
  • Thierry Gueorgiou (Middle, ~2.0km, technical)
  • Olav Lundanes (Long, ~2.7km, technical)

Talk to the event team after your run for a chat or hands-on help with any aspects of your orienteering you’d like to improve – we’re happy to help!

Sprint into Spring presentations will be held at this event, with Jerseys and certificates for winners and placegetters in all categories, at approx. 3pm.

Event Details

  • Saturday 30 November
  • Ruffey Lake Park, Church Road entrance (north side of park)
  • Registration from 1pm for starts between 1.30pm and 2.45pm.

Entry fees

  • Cash only: Adults $10; Juniors $5; Families $25
  • Card payment available with a small donation to the cause:  Adults $12; Juniors $6; Families $30

Event team

  • Course setter: Brodie Nankervis (Oceania Sprint Champion)
  • Mapping: Aston Key (Junior World Sprint Champion)
  • Organiser: Peter Hodkinson (2017 Coach-in-residence)
  • Day assistance: Fredo Tranchand (2019 Coach-in-residence)
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