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Bush 7 John Forrest National Park

Sunday, 25 July 2021

John Forrest National Park, Darlington

Same place, but on a new day!

Jaunt at John Forrest, to be held in John Forrest National Park, is an ideal introductory event to bush orienteering. The event is close to Perth and designed to ensure that you are never far from a track. Try some trail walking or running with a difference.
Note that there is a fee payable to enter the National Park: details are at https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/know/park-entry-fees.

Please note: Please comply with any COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time of the event and continue to practise social distancing and good hand hygiene.

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Event Report: Bush 8 Gunapin Ridge

Sunday, 18 July 2021

Gunapin is traditionally a lovely area to set or compete on and it did not disappoint. There were lots of favourable comments from competitors about the courses, which is always good for a setter and controller to hear, after putting lots of time, thought and effort into designing them. It was especially pleasing to note that only 5 people DNF’d or mispunched out of over 100 entries, and also that winning times on all but the E course were within the technical guidelines. Many people did a second course after their competition run, including Archie, Edmund and Rohan, who were tailed by John around a Moderate course after racing around their E first. The weather was fine on our set up days (Friday and Saturday) with only 3 brief showers on the Sunday, unlike in the city.

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Go for 2&5 Primary School Orienteering Championships

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Registration to participate in Primary School champs open now!

Fred Jacoby Park is located off Mundaring Weir Road. It consists of landscaped gardens containing many trees planted from around the world. It borders on State forest to the north and west, crisscrossed by tracks. The area provides a safe and interesting environment for school orienteering. It has not been used for Schools Orienteering Championships since 2015 so will provide a new challenge for students who have participated in previous championships.

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