Nov 11–12, 2006
Next entry deadline: Nov 3, 2006
Type: Orienteering - National
added by: speedy
DVOA Proudly Invites You to Two Days of Wonderful Late Autumn Orienteering.
BATONA 500 (formerly Run The Pinelands 2006).
Run the Unique South Jersey Pinelands – November 11th and 12th, 2006.
Day 1: Middle/Classic Distance Event – Batsto, Wharton State Forest, NJ
Day 1: Sprint – Batsto, Wharton State Forest, NJ
Day 2: Classic Distance Event – Pakim Pond, Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, NJ
Maps both days- 1:10 000, with 2.5 meter contours
PRINCIPLE MAPPER: Vladimir Zherdev.
FIELD CHECK: Eric Weyman.
TERRAIN: While much of the Pinelands is flat, thick and wet Pine and Cedar lowlands, the upland forest where most of the orienteering will take place changes to a mix of Pine and Oak. Though not hilly by normal standards, these uplands are high enough to possess small pockets of detailed contour features. Blueberry and similar bushes dominate the ground vegetation, but become shorter and sparser with elevation gain. Unique to the area is an extensive network of fire ditches, some as distinct as trails, some only subtle depressions in the woods
COURSES & AWARDS: Two-day combined-time competition with sprint fundraiser event on Saturday afternoon. The estimated winning times will follow USOF guidelines for classic-length courses. However Saturday’s advanced courses will have flexible winning time (35-60 min.) to allow course setter to design courses that best fit the terrain. It is planned that all men running Green will use the same course, and that women will use a different Green course.
Advanced courses (Red/Blue) will use scoring (point) system in order to combine two days.
Course details are subject to change. Climb will be minimal.
|Course||Day 1||Day 2|
|City||Day 1||Day 2|
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|72.2||Wyatt (log) After White Clay I'm back within .3 of Peter - let this be the event that I pass him again...|
|69.8||Joe (log) .3 pt ahead of Mikell, priceless.|
|69.6||speedy (log) Event director. 500? Go figure !!! You have to be present at the meet to get answer.|
|67.7||Acampbell (log) whats with the 500?|
|60.3||Swampfox 1/10th of a point ahead of Peter--so fine!|
|56.6||Pia W (log)|
|53.1||peggyd (log) I love the pine barrens!|
|51.2||div (log) batona, batona, BATON?|
|47.2||DWildfogel Used to live near there, would like to go|
|45.8||smittyo Board Meeting|
|39.8||maprunner (log) never O'd in NJ before|
|orienteeringmom provided Corinne doesn't run XC regionals|
|j-man (log) Umm... TOC for the event info?|
|jfredrickson (log) priorities! :)|
|Shek (log) Now that i've got tennants there's no way i can't go!|
|Gil (log) Last A-meet of 2006 for me|
|Mona (log) Paid my flight to Philly, so I better use it!|
|Bernard and camping out Sat. Night|
|Tom O (log)|
|bishop22 (log) May have to catch the NYS XC meet on Saturday (looking less likely though), and XC banquet on Sunday|
|Oct 1, 2006||WCOC Trout Brook Valley|
|Oct 1, 2006||Susquehanna Stumble IX|
|Oct 6–9, 2006||2006 North American Championships (Golden Leaf Orienteering Fest)|
|Oct 15, 2006||Hudson Highlander|
|Oct 22, 2006||Sebago Lake|
|Oct 28, 2006||WCOC DuO #3, Huntington|
|Nov 19, 2006||Philadelphia Marathon|
|Nov 19, 2006||HVO/DVOA Dual Event|
|Nov 25, 2006||WCOC Ansonia Nature Center meet|
|Dec 10, 2006||Mid-Atlantic Championships|