30 October 2012

South Island Orienteering Champs

Are you heading to the South Island for your Christmas holidays? If you fancy some orienteering while you're there, the SI Champs are on in the Blenheim and St Arnaud areas on 25-27 January 2013. The Nelson club web site will have the details shortly here.

These are A grade events and well worth the trip over the Strait.

24 October 2012

Kiwi Outdoors Spring Rogaine - Westown School

First Rogaine of the season - Wednesday 31st October starting from Westown School, Sanders Ave.
Come early!!! Registrations from 5:15pm. Safety Briefing at 5:50pm. Starting at 6:00pm.
Get your teams together now! Think of a cool name (add to the fun by dressing in Halloween costume and going trick or treating at the same time).
Adults $10 / Juniors $5 or prepay from Kiwi Outdoors Adults $7 / Juniors $3
(OT members pay prepay prices on the night).

Get your season ticket from Kiwi Outdoors and come along to all 6 events - Adults $35 / Juniors $15
Thanks to Kiwi Outdoors, Mitchell Cycles & Bubbles Early Learning Centres

16 October 2012

TOPEC results 14th Oct

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Setters comments: It was inspiring to see so many keen young runners out on a cold, spring day! My courses were more technical than normal due in part to me placing a control in the wrong (if nearby) clearing my only excuse is when I put the controls out on Saturday the light was so poor I struggled to identify sky above the trees! and also using every pit and depression in the thick. Well done for getting round.
Thanks to everyone who helped collect controls and run the caravan.

Red Long: 4.1km
Liam Paterson 35:03
Don Paterson 45:20
Hamish Sturmer 47:50
Tom Spencer 49:10
Jay Paterson 64:01
Jacqui Sinclair 65:23
Phil Hewlett 67:23
Mike Fay 69:00 (provisional)
Nick Collins 69:02
Garan Sinclair 71:40
Pam and Len 72:19
Dorien James 94:23
Eli Hil (Ran out of time to finish the course)
Jonathan ( ran out of time to finish the course)

Red Short: 2.7km
William Adlam 36:42
Jack Anderson 38: 40
Rainbow 49:00
Sassafras 51:02
Hannah Sturmer 55:03
Liam Jansen 59:41
Ros James (Ran out of time to finish the course)

Orange : 2.9km
Angus White 36:42
Nathan Whittleston 49:40
Carl ,Jordan, Sharyn 50:28
Max Anderson 50:54
Campbell white 58;05
Fraser Wood 63:01

White: 1.75km
Andrew and Solomon 36:20
Andrew and Harry 45:21
Janine 42:00 ( but missed 2 controls!)

10 October 2012

TOPEC event 14th October

Starting off Hydro Rd by TOPEC camp between 12 and 1pm.
There are 4 courses available:
White - 1.7km
Orange - 2.4km
Red Short - 2.7km
Red - 4km
Anyone new to orienteering should try to arrive early so that we can help them get started.