This years Christchurch Sprint Cup Series starts next Wednesday (19th February).
Running on consecutive Wednesday evenings this 5-event series provides an excellent opportunity for students and adults to give Orienteering a go, while offering exciting competition to experienced runners. With two brand new maps and challenging courses, this will be an event not to be missed!
Registration from 5.30pm. Starts between 6-7pm. Entry Form
Programme….. Continue reading
Results of the Sprint Cup event, planned and controlled by Max and Linley Earnshaw, held at St Andrews College and Heaton Intermediate on 12th March.
STAC Heaton Sprint Results (pdf)
Results from last Sunday’s rogaine at Whitecliffs can be found below:
The car parking will be in the paddock at the top of the hill 600 m west of the Cave Stream carpark.
The carpark is on the righthand side of the road if you are travelling from Christchurch, please take care turning in. If there is traffic following you please pull over to the left and wait for the traffic to clear before crossing the road.
It is a 1 km walk with 50 m climb to the event centre (down and up through the gully…).
There will be toilets and water at the event centre.
There will be no toilets at the carpark, please use the public toilets at either Castle Hill village or Cave Stream before you get to the carpark.
The start and finish will be adjacent to the event centre.
Results of OY1 held at Orton Bradley on 2nd March 2014. Planned and controlled by Tim and Sarah Wright.
Orton Bradley OY1 results (pdf)
A huge thank you to every one of the fabulous 75 volunteers last Sunday.
Great news – we all so impressed the council team, they have since confirmed funding the event for three years. Up till now it has been year by year. Continue reading
Results for the Opawa Sprint event on 26 February mapped and planned by Chris Forne.
Opawa Sprint Results
The Canterbury Champs are being held on the weekend of 22nd-23rd March 2014 .
There will be a Sprint at Rangiora High School, a Middle Distance at Tuhaitara and a Long Distance at Flock Hill.
Entries are open on the Online Entry System
Note that entrants needing to be shadowed should please be entered in the M10N or W10N grades.
Event details below:
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Sunday 9 March 2014
90 min foot event
Hartleys Road, Whitecliffs
in collaboration with NZ Rogaining Association
in support of Eyre Community Environmental Safety Society
A navigational adventure for individuals or teams.
BRAND NEW MAP
Smoking on course NOT permitted.
No dogs, not even in vehicles.
The venue is attractive, family-friendly, hill farmland with river flats, accessed from Hartleys Road near junction of Pig Saddle Road and Waianiwaniwa Roads, Whitecliffs.
From Christchurch, travel west on SH73 to Darfield. Through Darfield immediately turn left into Bangor Road and continue west to Glentunnel. Immediately departing Glentunnel, turn right into Whitecliffs Road and continue to intersection with Hartleys Road. Turn right in to Hartley’s Road (do not cross the Selwyn River) and continue 3km to the event centre. Signposted from Glentunnel.
The foot event will mostly have checkpoints that do NOT duplicate the horse event.
Registration 9:00 am; Start 10:00 am. (Some late starts up to 10:30 may be accommodated.)
Entry fees (enter on day*): $20 (adult), $10 (junior).
* But email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 March to guarantee your map(s).
Off-road parking, have a picnic afterwards and watch the horse event in the afternoon or saddle up your trusty steed and join in. NB. Equestrian rogaine is pre-entry. See http://www.ecess.org/fundraiser.html
Date: 2nd March 2014
Planner: Sarah Wright Controller: Tim Wright Organiser: Claire Heppenstall
Start Times: 10:30 -1:00 (Courses closure 2.30)
Directions: From Christchurch, head over the Port Hills to Governor’s Bay, continue towards Diamond Harbour. Orton Bradley Park is the next entrance on the right after the Charteris Bay Golf Club.
Courses: White, Yellow, Orange, Short Red, Medium Red, Long Red (Standard 6 OY courses)
Terrain: Open farmland with some forest. All runners may get wet feet on the stream crossings
Sport Ident: Yes
NO Dogs allowed not even in cars (this is a park requirement)
Park entry $5 adult, $1 child max $10 per car
Check out the February Contour Lines here: Continue reading