Sprint OY - Southshore

Sunday 9 August 2020
Event Type:
Double sprint day - OY
Ayrton and Clayton Shadbolt
Carsten Jørgensen
Val Fletcher & Scott Babington

Two sprints in one day, do one or do both to score the Orienteer of the Year (OY) points. Courses suitable for everyone from beginners to sprint champions. 
For PAPO club members, these sprints count as an OY event with the total time for the 2 events used to calculate OY points.   

The South Brighton map has been extended, about 1/3 of the map is new for this event.
The SouthShore map is new! Come and run on the first event on this map.

Morning sprint at South Brighton.
More details on this page: here

Afternoon sprint at SouthShore (southern end of New Brighton spit).

Parking: Registration at the Southern end of Rocking Horse Road. Park on Rocking Horse road or surrounding streets.

Registration: from 1.30pm
Starts: 2.00- 3:30pm.
Course closure:  4pm

Costs (per event): Adult $10, Student $5, Family $25, SI card hire $2. (same as summer sprints)

Distances and course lengths: 
Distance to the Start: 250 metres follow taped route inside Reserve
Long Red: 3.1 km  24 Controls
Medium Red: 2.6 km  22 Controls
Short Red: 1.9 km  16 Controls
Orange: 2.3 km 17 Controls    
Yellow: 1.5 km  14 Controls  
White: 1.3 km  12 Controls

Out of Bounds areas: 
Do not enter out of bounds areas marked with purple stripes on the map (see example below) and partially marked in the terrain with orange tapes.
We will disqualify people entering these areas as our access depends on you respecting the out of bounds areas.
The terrain consists of open sand dunes and a few marshes. The rough open sand dunes are quite slow going.
Otherwise the normal hazards while in open sand dunes.
Parking is along Rocking Horse Road - be careful getting in and out of your car as there is quite a bit of traffic.  


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