Saturday 1st February
North Beach Primary School, Groat Street, North Beach
The MetrO event will have controls in Star Swamp Reserve, which has some lovely footpaths running through the bushland. It also makes use of the Charles Riley Memorial Reserve where orienteers will traverse Rugby and Cricket fields. Then lastly there is the hilly suburban area which has recently been resurfaced and face-lifted. Here some views of the ocean can be enjoyed while navigating to controls. Prams are welcome, provided they can handle the compacted dirt tracks of Star Swamp.
The distances for the three courses are:
Long: approx. 7.6km
Middle: approx. 4.6km
Short: approx. 2.5km
Remember to bring:
- Drinking water;
- Your SI Card if you have one - or borrow one at registration; and
- Your MetrO Series Season Ticket, if you have one. These Tickets now cost $50 for adults and $25 for concessions and can be purchased via Eventor or at the event. With 4 events left in the season, these are still good value for non-members who may wish to make participate in 3 or 4 more events this season.
MetrO event fees for those without a Season Ticket are on the OWA website.
Registration open: 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Beginners briefing: 4.45pm
Start time: 5pm
Courses close: 6.15pm
Event type: Mass start scatter event with 3 courses (lengths as above).
More information on this event including directions to the venue is in Eventor.
More information on the MetrO Series is on the OWA website.