Event 5 - Australian Schools Championships Long Distance & Riverina Run Day 2 Long Distance
2 October 2019
Location: Holbrook Road, 10km south of Wagga Wagga
Map: Connorton 1:10000, 5m contours.
Terrain: mixture of open farmland and native forest with extensive granite rock features, some very large, across the whole map. Generally fast and open running apart from some steeper and more technical areas.
Travel directions and parking
From Wagga Wagga: from the intersection of the Sturt Highway and Docker St (Wagga Rural Referral Hospital) travel south along Docker St, Bourke St and then Holbrook Road for 10km. Just after crossing Stringybark Creek look for Orienteering signage and turn right into the “Connorton” property and follow signs to parking. Allow 15 minutes from central Wagga Wagga. PLEASE NOTE: the turn into the property is on a sweeping left hand bend on a 100kph road so take extra care when slowing and crossing. Similar care needs to be taken when leaving the event.
From the south: travel north on Holbrook Rd via Mangoplah and look for Orienteering signage approximately 10km south of Wagga Wagga. Turn left and continue as above to parking.
Parking: Follow O signs and parking officials’ directions to the parking area.
Registration and start
Note: Schools entry on Eventor is for team managers only. Do not enter individual school participants.
Registration: will be open from 9:00 am. EOD registration closure time TBC.
Event 5a = Schools Long Distance Championships
Event 5b = Riverina Run Day 2 – Long Distance
Course format: Long distance
Course lengths: Courses are being structured to achieve winning times in accordance with Orienteering Australia rules.
For Schools events courses will be classed as:
Senior Boys, Senior Girls, Junior Boys, Junior Girls
For Riverina Run public events courses will be classed as:
A – F being 2 Hard, 2 Moderate, Easy, Very Easy
with possible gender/EOD allocation as follows: