Event 2 - Australian Long Distance Championship

29 September 2019

Location: Lismore Road, Cootamundra
approx. 20km south of Cootamundra; 90km north of Wagga Wagga

Map: Winona, 1:15 000, 5m contours

Terrain: A great granite area. A long, steep escarpment with significant cliffs and huge boulders on one side with gentle watercourses the other side. The higher part of the escarpment has runnable woodland and serious technical granite. The watercourses have scattered trees and some big areas of bare rock. Runnability varies from very fast in the open areas to slow/medium in granite detail.

Travel directions and parking

From central Wagga Wagga travel north for 88km on the A41 Olympic Highway through Junee and Bethungra before turning right at Lismore Road. 

From central Cootamundra travel south for 11.5km on A41 Olympic Highway before turning left at Lismore Road.

From the turn-off follow Orienteering signs 2km east on sealed road to a cattle grid, then continue to follow signage to the designated parking area and park as directed by officials.

Registration and start

Registration: will be open from 9.00 am. EOD registration closure time TBC.

Note: This event is a WRE for MW21E but not MW20E – IOF athlete IDs must be provided as a ‘service’ on Eventor at the time of entering.

Course information

Course format: Long distance

Courses: Courses are being structured to achieve long distance winning times based on M21E of about 80-90 minutes.


Oceania eligibility: competitors must confirm that they are a citizen of either Australia or NZ to be eligible for official Oceania championships. 

All the following classes will be available:

A Classes

MW10, MW12, MW14, MW16, MW18, MW20A, MW20E, MW21A, MW21E,

MW35, MW45, MW50, MW55, MW60, MW65, MW70, MW75, MW80, MW85, MW90, MW95

A Short Classes


B Classes

M/W10N, MW Junior B, MW Open B, MW Easy, MW Very Easy

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