Summer Street Series Event 8

Results (UPDATE - Routegadget now loaded)
 
Map/Location: Aberglasslyn *NEW MAP*
Setter: Lynda Hewson
Start: The northwest corner of the sports pavilion at McKeachie's Oval, Redgum Circuit, Aberglasslyn.
Start times: Between 5pm and 6:30pm (with 2 minutes planning time before the start). Course closure at 7:25pm.
Parking: There is a car park for 80 cars at the South end of the sports pavilion, park & then walk to the north end of the pavilion to the start. Other parking on Redgum Circuit
Facilities: Water is available at the start. There is a playground suitable for older children.
There are toilets in the sports pavilion but they will be locked. Note there are NO public toilets at the Woolworth's Aberglasslyn complex (cnr Aberglasslyn Rd & McKeachies Drive).
Closest toilets are at:
Hungry Jack's, cnr New England Hway & Johnson St Maitland.
Rutherford Marketplace, 1 Hillview Pl, Rutherford (inside the mall, btn Newcastle Permanent & Splendour MakeUp & Beauty).
McDonald's Rutherford, cnr New England Highway & Denton Park Drive, Rutherford.
Rutherford Marketplace & McDonald's are WEST of the turn off into Aberglasslyn Road from the New England Highway (see directions below).
 

Easiest route from Newcastle is to get onto the New England Highway at Maitland heading North West. 1km after the big Hungry Jack's roundabout turn right into Aberglasslyn Road (at the Rutherford Hotel). Drive 2kms then turn right into McKeachies Drive at the Woolworths complex, then 4th right into Coolabah Street then 2nd left into Redgum Circuit.

McKeachie's Run is a new subdivision with wide main streets & lots of walking & bike paths. Part of the map extends to Aberglasslyn which includes hills, views, wetlands & parklands. It should be a fast enjoyable map. Worth the drive !!! 

We will be using electronic timing which will mean more accurate times and scores, less work for volunteers and fast results publication for competitors. If you have your own SI stick or P Card then please bring it along to all street events, otherwise you can hire a P Card or SI Stick at each event for just $2. P Cards and SI Sticks will also be available for sale.

Important Note: Newcastle Orienteering recommends that all competitors wear bright clothing or reflective gear throughout the season to enable drivers to see you especially if you are running near dusk. Please also take care when crossing roads and use recommended crossing points on busy roads. We also wish to remind competitors that listening to an ipod (or similar) while on course can be a distraction that may cause you to not hear an emergency warning or similar and as such are not allowed during these events for your safety.

 

 
 
 
 

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