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Bush Sprint Challenges In-Store at Snowgums Twilight

Bush Sprint Challenges In-Store at Snowgums Twilight

Due to nature park access restrictions the location of this week’s twilight event has changed has changed from what was originally advertised. The event will be held at Aranda Snowgums, accessed via the Black Mountain Reserve car park near Glenloch Interchange. See the event information page for details. Abominable course setters Ingrid and John Shelton-Agar …

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David Stocks Scores Another 125-pointer

David Stocks Scores Another 125-pointer

The Moderate 1 and 2 courses (including the mini-map) prepared by Justine Hobson (under guidance from senior Bushflyers) for Runners Shop Twilight Series event # 7 on Campbell Parklands map (including Mt Pleasant) were quite challenging, especially the Mod 1 Training Map.  David Stocks made the most of the absence of some top competitors to …

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Something for Everyone at This Week’s Training

Something for Everyone at This Week’s Training

After a successful week of training including sprint intervals at UC, a day at Isaacs Ridge, and a diabolical twilight training map, coach in residence Fryderyk is planning another big week of training activities. This week’s sessions include: Tuesday – Sprint long technical training, about 6km, lots of controls. Targeting sprint specific running technique and endurance. …

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OACT Coaches Make Plans for 2020

OACT Coaches Make Plans for 2020

Last week an end of 2019 catch up was held for OACT coaches and others helping to develop our next generation of orienteers. It was a great turn out with 13 people at our “dessert meeting”; people gave feedback on this years training and coaching activities, and we formed some ideas for next year. A …

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Kathie Dent Scores Her First 125-pointer

Kathie Dent Scores Her First 125-pointer

The Runners Shop Twilight Series event # 6 was on a new map, Barrenjoey, (Yarramundi Reach) and the terrain and relatively sparse vegetation was expected to favour the high-profile speedsters, but Kathie Dent trumped everybody in clocking the fastest km rate, on corrected time.  The complex training version of the map may have slowed some …

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