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Run or walk, compete against yourself or others, or just for a family day out. The bush series caters for all in the great outdoors. (April-Nov)
Run, walk or push a pram to a 45 minute time limit. How many points can you get? (Oct-Mar)
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)
Grab your mountain bike and ride around bush tracks in either a street style event, bush style event or a combination of the two. (Oct-Mar)
 

 

 
No Controls, just Flags to find at this training event.
 
Very Easy and Easy will have english descriptions printed on the map and Moderate and Hard will have symbols.
 
A Map Memory course is on offer which is a Moderate course.
 
Directions to Assembly Area:
Drive into Rathmines on Dorrington Road. Turn left into Rathmines Park at the Covid Testing Centre Signs then turn left before the boat ramp and park in the parking lot near the picnic tables. Extra parking around the boat ramp or along the road in, careful not to block access for other cars.
 
Map: Styles Point remapped by Ian Dempsey and updated by Samantha Howe (July 2022).
Some park areas as well as more complex bush area with ruins, track network and bike jumps. Relatively flat area with not much climb.
 
Courses:
Very Easy, 1.5km, 16 controls
Easy, 1.8km, 20 controls (gets a little harder in second half)
Moderate, 3km, 20 controls (concentrate on making a plan to each control, especially consider attack points)
Hard, 3.3km, 25 controls (change of direction, pivot control, complex detail training)
Map Memory Course (same course as Moderate course but no map. Check the small map attached to each control for how to get to the next control and memorise your plan before setting off).
 
Hard Competitors (and possibly Moderate) might like to do the Hard Course then the Map Memory course.
 
 
 
 

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