Papanui High School Sprint Event Tue 10th March

  • Please park in Papanui High school staff car park , off Langdons Rd
  • Registration from 5:30pm in caravan in school car park
  • Starts from 6 pm – 7 pm –
  • Finish –  and down load at the caravan
  • Course closure 8 pm
  • Nearest toilets in a school building just north of the caravan, sign posted from caravan

Courses:

  • Short beginner (1 – 1.5 km)
  • Medium (approx 2 km)
  • Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)

Cost

  • Senior (over 20) $12 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Junior (20 or younger) $6 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Sport ident hire – $3 (one per competitor or one per group to record your control visits)

Online registration available here.  On the day registration will also be available.

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Sprint Series Event 2 Results – Mairehau

The beautiful summer evenings continue.  Here are the results

SprintSeries2015Event3_MairehauHigh

And for leg by leg details see winsplits here.

Thanks to Sophie and Zoe as planners, Jean as controller, and the team of helpers who made this a successful evening.

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Sprint Series Event 2 Results – Heaton / St Andrews

Another perfect evening for a run.  Here are the results.

SprintSeries2015Event2_HeatonStAndrews

And for leg by leg details see winsplits here.

Thanks to Max and Oliver as planners, Linley as controller, and the team of helpers who made this a successful evening.

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Summer Sprint Series

Over the next 5 Tuesday nights there will be the Summer Sprint Series, incorporating an inter-school challenge.

Dates and venues below – more details soon.

  • 17 Feb – Cashmere High School
  • 24 Feb – St Andrews College
  • 3 Mar – Mairehau High School
  • 10 Mar – Papanui High School
  • 17 Mar – Opawa/Rudolf Steiner/Hansens Park

 

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Mairehau High School Sprint Event Tuesday 3rd March

•    Please park on Hills Rd between Walter Park (on the Western side of the street) and Mairehau High School (on the Eastern side)
•    Registration from 5:30pm at the camper
•    Starts from 6 pm – 7 pm
•    Start is very close to the camper – 1 min walk max
•    Finish – at the camper
•    Course closure 8 pm
•    Nearest toilets are in Mairehau High School, but please go before you arrive!
Courses:
•    Short beginner (1 – 1.5 km)
•    Medium (approx 2 km)
•    Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)
Cost
•    Senior (over 20) $12 per map (groups can run with one map)
•    Junior (20 or younger) $6 per map (groups can run with one map)
•    Sport ident hire – $3 (one per competitor or one per group to record your control visits)

Online registration available here.  On the day registration will also be available.

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Final Results for Groynes: February 22

The final set of results for the Groynes event can be found here.

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New Permanent Orienteering Course at The Groynes

There are two courses available:
“White” – 1.9 km, easiest navigation
“Yellow” – 2.6 km, slightly harder navigation

Maps can be purchased at the Rosebank cafe (near the entrance to the Groynes Park, 7 days a week) for $4 each. Number codes for these courses can be found here.

For school groups and corporate training, contact Horizons Unlimited www.horizons.co.nz ph: 384-0384.

This permanent orienteering course has been jointly created by the Kahikatea Adventure Education Trust, Peninsula and Plain Orienteers, and the Groynes Park Rangers.

More information about this permanent course and others within Christchurch can be found here.

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February 24: Sprint Series 2

Heaton Intermediate and St. Andrew’s College

  • Please park in Circuit Street off Heaton St
  • Registration from 5:30pm in Circuit St
  • Starts from 6 pm – 7 pm – they are about 3 mins walk from the registration
  • Finish – at the caravan in Circuit St
  • Course closure 8 pm
  • Nearest toilets are in Elmwood Park, Heaton St (west of event) or Merivale Mall. Please go before you arrive!

Courses:

  • Short beginner (1 – 1.5 km)
  • Medium (approx 2 km)
  • Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)

Cost

  • Senior (over 20) $12 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Junior (20 or younger) $6 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Sport ident hire – $3 (one per competitor or one per group to record your control visits)

Online registration available here.  On the day registration will also be available.

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Sprint Series Event 1 Results – Cashmere High

A beautiful evening last night for the sprint.  Here are the preliminary results.

SprintSeries2015Event1_Cashmere

And for leg by leg details see winsplits here

Thanks to Felix and Scott as planners.  Carsten and Jenni as controllers, and the team of helpers who made this a successful evening.

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Talk by Swedish Coach Hakan Carlsson

We were lucky to have a talk by Hakan Carlsson, the Head Coach of the Swedish Orienteering Team who was visiting Christchurch.  The talk covered the training progressions that are used in Sweden to take people from beginners to world class.

The slides from the talk are available here.

SwedishCoachTalk-Feb2014

Some useful websites for Hakan mentioned are:

Thanks again to Hakan for taking the time to inspire us.

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Cashmere High School – Sprint Series Event 1

  • Tuesday 17th Feb
  • Cashmere High School – Please use the entrance off Rose St
  • Registration from 5:30pm,
  • Starts from 6 pm – 7 pm.
  • Course closure 8 pm

Courses:

  • Short beginner (1 – 1.5 km)
  • Medium (approx 2 km)
  • Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)

Cost

  • Senior (over 20) $12
  • Junior (20 or younger) $6
  • Sport ident hire – $3

Online registration available here.  On the day registration will also be available.

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