Upcoming Events: Metro Series 2019/2020

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Now that another successful Bush season has come to an end, it's time to gear up for our summer season of exploring the Perth suburbs by participating in our Metro series events. Enjoy a late afternoon trot through the parks and reserves of metro Perth looking for your favourite orange and white triangles with family and friends. Run one, run a few, or run them all - every event you do earns you points to become the Metro Series champion!

The calendar has been finalised and will be posted on eventor soon, with the first event happening in Churchlands, Saturday November 2. See more information about this event here >>.

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Check out the updated event Calendar here >>

Event Report: Abercorn Rd State Long Champs Bush 13

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At first sight the Abercorn Road map is intimidatingly steep and green. Phillip Dufty designed courses
that minimized necessary climb and offered numerous routes options which could further reduce climb
and avoid much of the thick vegetation. Phil, with help from Penny Dufty and Mason Eves, and organizer
Ricky Thackray, presented a top-class, challenging event that was enhanced by perfect weather for
orienteering. Ian Fletcher kept a controller’s eye on proceedings.

Event Report: Murdoch State Sprint Champs

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Murdoch University campus hosted the Sprint Championship with four detailed and intricate courses. There were close contests across all the age classes and congratulations to Ricky Thackray (M21A) and Veronika Vavrova (W21A) who took out the Open trophies.

Thanks to all those who helped to make the event a success. A team of LOST people assisted Karen Staude (setter) and Ken Brownlie (controller) including; Richard Matthews (who helped with putting out the controls and ran non-competitive), Edward Plummer, Mike Howe, Noel Schoknecht, Anthea Feaver. Moreen Cox, Simon Spagnol, Robert Graieg, Nick Dale, Zali Dale, Jen Porter and Carol Brownlie (WOW ring in!).

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