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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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Ballinafad Training Day – This Saturday

Ballinafad Training Day – This Saturday

Coach in residence Fryderyk is hosting a training day at Ballinafad Creek this Saturday 30 November. All members keen to improve their skills at the moderate or hard level are welcome to attend. Please enter your name in the doodle list by 8pm Wednesday to ensure there are enough maps. This week’s complete training program: …

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