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Bush 5 SW Malmalling Middle Distance SOL

Sunday 23th June 2019

Location: SW Malmalling, east of MundaringLois2019

The first SOL competition of the year will be held at Malmalling, an area that is a mixture of open, fast running with sections of dense grass trees and complex rock detail.

This Middle Distance SOL has expected winning times of 25-35 minutes. The assembly area is further down Gorrie Road than has been used in recent years, providing a different perspective of the map. Parking is along Gorrie Road and on the tracks to the north and south of the assembly area. The start for the H1, H2 & H3 courses is 1.1 km from the assembly area along a relatively flat track, while the start for the H4, M, E and VE is adjacent to the assembly area.

Beginners and families are welcome and instruction is available!

Registration times: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Start times: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Courses close: 1:00 pm. Please return to the assembly area by 1:00 even if you haven't completed your course.

Facilities: Toilet, cake stall
Bring: E-tag and compass if you have them or borrow ours as part of your entry fee.
What not to bring: Your dog! Please remember dogs are not permitted at bush events.

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June Weekend Double Header

MarlizeKenine8th - 9th June 2019

Once again we have a weekend packed with orienteering events, beginning with the third MTBO event of the season on Saturday and on Sunday, the 5th NavDash in another mini-bush format at Russells Gully in Brigadoon. Another amazing weekend to practice your biking and running skills!

MTBO Event 3: Carinyah, east of Karagullen

To start you off in the morning, meet at 10 am to improve your biking skills with our Level 1 mountain bike coach, Natasha Sparg as she takes you on a social ride and warm up for the MTBO event. In the afternoon, choose from one of three courses varying from 10 to 30 km in distance and enjoy the day out in the hills!

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Registration times: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Start times: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Courses close: 4:00 pm

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NavDash Event 5: Russells Gully

Next up on Sunday morning, enjoy a stroll through the bush near Bells Rapids in a mini-bush style event. Choose one or all of the three courses.

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Registration times: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Start times: 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Courses close: 12:30 pm

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MTBO 3 Carinyah

Saturday 8th June 2019

Location: Dale Road, east of KarragullenKidsOnBikes

 MTBO Guided Tour

Natasha Sparg, your accredited Level 1 Mountain Bike Coach, will run a 'Guided Tour' before this event (11-12 am). We will take you for a short social ride, enhancing up some bike handling skills and building confidence with navigation skills along the way. This is for people who are new to mountain biking or orienteering or who would just like a social ride. The tours cater for any age and no MTBO experience is necessary, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to say you are coming.

More information, including detail of what to bring with you is on the OWA website here. Don't forget to bring some lunch!

Assembly area: as for the Carinyah MRBO event
Guided Tour Start: Meet at 10:30 am for a 11 start. Ride will take about an hour, then we'll return to the start location, have some lunch, and then use your new skills in the afternoon's MTBO event.

E-bikes with be allowed at this event too!

Mountain Bike Orienteering Event

The usual 3 courses, but now lekky treddlies (aka E-bikes) are allowed in their own categories. The terrain is pleasant rolling forestry tracks with a smattering of trail bike and 4WD complications, some pea gravel and gumnuts in places and a few short, steep hills. The long course has an option on part of the famous Munda Biddi Track.

Course registration times: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Start times: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Courses close: 4:00 pm
Please return to the assembly area by this time even if you haven't completed your course.

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Don't forget to bring your helmet!

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