UCOC Ultralong - Laidmore

Saturday 11 May 2024
Laidmore (Mt Ellen)
Event Type:
Long Distance
Felix Hunt & Jacob Knoef
Ryan Moore

Ultralong (organised by UCOC - University of Canterbury orienteering club). 

Bulletin & Start lists:



This event is pre-entry only. 
Enter here: https://entero.co.nz/evento.php?eventName=ultra-2024
Pre-entries close: Wed 8th May.
Any queries on the entry system, please email PAPOentries@gmail.com
No enter on the day.


There are four Ultralong Elite courses: M21E, W21E, M20E and W20E.

There will also be 6 public courses. These have been planned to be similar to normal OY lengths:

  • Long Red (same course as W20E).
  • Medium & Short Red. 
  • Orange, Yellow and White courses.

Course length and approximate climb:

Course Distance Climb
White 2.7km 65m
Yellow 3.5km 75m
Orange 4.6km 205m
Short Red 3.8km 190m
Medium Red 5.1km 280m
Long Red/W20E 8.0km 455m
M20E 10.2km 570m
W21E 10.6km 630m
M21E 12.9km 800m



Costs for the Ultralong event (organised by UCOC).  

    Members * Non-Members

Ultralong Courses 
M21E/W21E & M20E/W20E

Seniors (over 21) $30 $40
Juniors & Tertiary Students $20 $25
Public courses Seniors (over 21) $25 $35
Juniors & Tertiary Students $15 $20

* For members of ONZ Affiliated Clubs and UCOC Members.
All entry fees are per individual, (no family or team discounts).


All entries to be paid by credit/debit card at time of entry via the entry system (EnterO).
PAPO VIP points cannot be used at this event.

Travel and Parking

Laidmore is accessed from Ram Paddock Rd north-west of Amberley. See the event bulletin for detailed driving directions.
There is a $5 per car parking fee for this event. Please bring cash to pay for this.
There will be quite a walk from the parking/event centre to the start with a significant amount of climb. Allow 45 minutes to walk the the start. A car shuttle will be available for the very old or very young, this will .

Event timetable:

There will be allocated start times for all grades. Start list: UCOC_2024 Ultralong start lists .pdf
Registration: From 8.30am
Elite Start times: from 9.30am (allocated start times).
Public Start times: from 10.00am (allocated start times).
Course closure: 3.00pm
Electronic Punching: To be advised in the bulletin.


Sorry no dogs permitted.