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WARA 4hr Novelty Event

Perth, WA, AU
Nov 12, 2011

Type: Orienteering - Regional

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added by: Juffy

This year’s novelty event will take place in Mandurah, to make it easier for competitors from south of Perth to attend. You can walk, run or jog as much as you wish or just sit and enjoy a coffee or three. You can bring a compass but there shouldn’t be any need for it. The event is open not only to members but also friends and non-members (a gentle and relaxing way to introduce them to the sport). As in previous years the sausage sizzle and picnic at the end of the event is included in the event fees.

There will be a variety of controls to get you to know something about Mandurah. These will be varying from significant trees, historic gravestones and shipwrecks to more mundane points of interest (or not ). Every effort is also being taken to ensure that no buildings will have more than one foundation stone with a date on it and that the signs with the information are not one of a dozen possible. Unlike the last two years, however, swimming is strictly prohibited in both the estuary and the canals – we do not want any possible pollution from misplaced rogainers spoiling the crab’s appetites.

If you haven’t been in and around Mandurah for a while, here is your big opportunity to refresh yourself, get a bit of a look around and have a nice day. The map area was carefully selected by the B&B setting team (yeah, that looks OK) and great care has gone into making an interesting course for all (put one over there they’ll never find it). For those who want to go for sheep stations we have put out a few to keep you running and for those who just want quiet stroll then there is plenty to see and get a few points from while you are at it. What can I say further but come along and have a good time.


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71.2 ✓ Craig (log)
68.2 tRicky (log) Not going (on list)
63.4 Tooms (log)
53.3 ✓ Rachel (log) Finding playgrounds and icecreams
41.1 simmo (log) Was going to go, until I found out couldn't enter on the day - Bah!
✓ cricketk (log) With Idril (yay!) And potentially yet more ducklings!
✓ DrJ (log) With the boys in tow. Saving the competitive juices for the USD in Feb.
✓ Juffy (log) Argy is not piking!
✓ fenry (log)
✓ shanel (log) With Belinda and the kids
✓ MrRogaine (log) With 2711. Cutting it short to watch a nearby wedding at 4.30pm. Groan!
✓ Wally80 (log) I'm going Rogaining!
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Dec 3, 2011MetrO 11-12: Swan View
Dec 10, 2011MetrO 11-12: Mindarie
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Dec 18, 2011OAWA Novelty Christmas Event