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Preparation for the Bush. Try out bush style orienteering in local parks before stepping out into the bush. Also includes a night event for the adventurous. (Feb-April)
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Due to the latest announcements...

We cannot accept anyone from either the Central Coast, Sydney, Wollongong or the Blue Mountains.

We also cannot accept anyone who has visited Greater Sydney since 21/6.

At the event please wear a mask when not exercising and practice physical distancing in shared areas such as assembly, start and finish.

We encourage you to come, enjoy your run, then leave and not socialise or interact widely with others.

Hopefully if we all play our part we may return to “Covid normal” conditions soon.

Those that have pre-entered but are now not able to participate have two options, either get a full refund or apply your entry fee to a future club event.

A full refund will need to be actioned by ONSW so you might as well request this directly via John at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to PRE-ENTER by 12 midnight 26 June 2021 to allow us to provide sufficient maps etc for the Event (Thank you for pre-entering - this helps with COVID procedures, landholder indemnity, map numbers etc)

Click here to download the Control Descriptions if you'd like an additional copy (they are included on the maps).

Map: Rail Trail West 1:10 000 scale with 5 metre contours. New map with base map from Russell Rigby and fieldwork/cartography by Ian Dempsey.

 

Directions: From the South

Travel north on the M1 and exit the freeway at the Cardiff Exit (B89). Turn left (Kurri Kurri/Cessnock) at the roundabout on to George Booth Drive. Continue through Seahampton and for about 5km before turning right (east) at the orienteering sign onto a gated and sealed road into Stockrington State Conservation Area. This road has no centre line so keep left and drive slowly for about 1km to parking.

From the East

Travel north-west on George Both Drive through Seahampton and continue for about 5 km before

turning right (east) at the orienteering sign onto the gated and sealed road mentioned above.

From the West

Travel south and east on George Booth Drive. Continue for about 800m past the Orica plant (Echidna Drive) before turning left (east) at the orienteering sign onto the gated and sealed road mentioned above.

Access gate to the area -32.865283, 151.549526

Terrain: Flat to steep eucalypt forest with minor rock detail and a helpful track network. There’s a patch of complex man-made-detail and the map has extensive areas of runnable terrain with sections of variable, but passable, slow run and walk vegetation. Part of the abandoned Richmond Vale rail line is included on the map, with associated embankments and cuttings.

Parking: Only on the left hand side (north side) of the access road that is to the west of the assembly (i.e. don’t park beyond the vehicle in front of you). There may be up to a 400m walk to assembly.

Start window: 9.30 – 11.30am

Courses close: 1pm

Special symbols:
Black circle = survey marker
Black cross =  wreckage or rubbish
Brown triangle = termite mound >0.3m
Green circle = native cherry tree

Safety:

  • Runners will be crossing the access road. Please drive slowly.
  • No water will be provided on courses or at the finish. We encourage you to carry water on the longer courses to prevent dehydration.
  • 4WD vehicles and trail bikes use this area. Do move off tracks if you encounter them.
  • The easy and very easy courses have streamered legs.
  • Safety bearing is south to sealed roads.

Courses:

 

Length

Climb

Controls

Hard Long

6.1 km

100m

22

Hard Medium

4.6

85

17

Hard Short

3.2

50

14

Moderate Long

4.0

50

11

Moderate Short

2.6

40

11

Easy

2.1

15

11

Very Easy

1.9

15

9

 
 
 
 

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