Get Ready for Sprint Into Spring – Race 1, Sat October 18, Newport Lakes

Spring has started, and so too will the 2014 Sprint Into Spring series!  Our first event is on Saturday October 18, at Newport Lakes.  Entries for all races are now open here

Pre-enter to receive a 20% discount on entry fees, and to express through Registration.  Purchase a series ticket at either of the first two races, and your sixth race is free!

Race 1:  Sat October 18, Newport Lakes Park, Lakes Drive (off Mason Street), Newport, Melway 55 G3

Closing date for pre-entries:  Wed October 15

Terrain:  Open parkland with scattered trees, generally flat with subtle contour features – with the exception of the lakes section, which was formerly a quarry, and is anything but subtle

Race 2: Sat October 25, Ruffey Lake Park, The Boulevarde, Doncaster, Melway 33 F10

Closing date for pre-entries:  Wed October 22 

Terrain: Expansive parkland with scattered trees, generally hilly, some tracks, bridges, fences, cliffs, and man made features

Courses: Course 1 Mo Farah: approx 3.5 km (25-30 controls); Course 2 Sally Pearson: approx 2.5 km, 16-20 controls; Course 3 Usain Bolt (less complex): approx 2.5 km, 16-20 controls.

Register from 1.30pm. Choose your own start time between 2pm and 3.30pm, courses close 4pm.

Be in the race for some fantastic prizes, and jersey points for the overall winner, best sprinter, and best climber.  Thanks to Orienteering Victoria for their support.


Contact: Shane Mallia, 0432 864 714

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First time orienteers can take our 10 second survey and receive free entry to their first event.

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