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Run - Walk - Navigate: Discover new places exploring the hills

Rogaining involves teams of two to five members visit as many checkpoints as possible in the time allowed. Shorter duration rogaines often allow solo competitors. Checkpoints are scored differently depending on level of difficulty in reaching them; therefore teams choose a strategy (for example, to visit many low score checkpoints)and route selection becomes a vital component.

Teams travel entirely on foot, navigating by map and compass between checkpoints in terrain that varies from open farmland to hilly forest. Teams travel at their own pace and anyone from children to grandparents can experience the personal satisfaction that comes from cross-country navigation at their own level of competition and comfort. Team members stay within earshot of each other.

The best thing about rogaining is the social aspect. Everyone starts at the same time, and generally finishes at the same time, it is just the amount of ground that has been covered by teams that differs. Rogaining can be held in city environments or in farmland and bush, and you get to visit parts of the country you never knew existed.

Schedule:

Event Date:  9th January 2021

2nd January 2021 – Early Bird entries close

7th  January 2021 – Online Entries close. Teams will still have a chance to enter on the day, but we can’t guarantee maps to everyone. A $5 late fee will be charged on the day.

9:00am  – Registration & maps collection 6hr & 4hr Event

10:00am – 10:30am –  6hr Event Start

10:00am – 12:30am –  4hr Event Start

11:00am – 2:00pm –  Registration & maps collection for 2hr and Wicked Kids Events

11:00am – 2:30pm –  2hr and Wicked Kids Event Start

4:30pm – All courses close

4:30pm – 5:00pm – Spot Prizes

5:00pm – Event Finish

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