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Googong Street Orienteering


Thursday, 18 January, 2018

GOOGONG STREET ORIENTERING
Monday 19/2/18


Street Orienteering is coming to Googong on the evening of Monday 19 February! 
In this fun and inclusive sport, participants (either individual or teams) are given a map with 20 checkpoints, 

and you have to visit a certain number, depending on which course you have selected: 
Course A is any 18 checkpoints (approx. 8km) 
Course B is any 15 checkpoints (approx. 6km) 
Course C is any 12 checkpoints (approx. 4km) 
Course D is any 8 checkpoints (approx. 2-3km) 
There is also a category for walkers, which is as many checkpoints as you can get in 1 hour.


Newcomers and not-so-fit people are warmly welcome, as there are courses for everyone. 
You are
 also welcome to push a pram, and dogs (on a leash) are also totally fine to bring along. Plus, there's free watermelon afterwards!

Most people take around 45 minutes to complete their course. There is a 1 hour time limit on all courses.

Googong Street Orienteering will be held from Duncan Fields on Monday 19 February, with registration from 5:30pm - 6:00pm. 
They'll be a special beginners briefing at 6:00pm (covering how to read the map, etc), 
a full participant briefing at 6:10pm, and everyone starts together at 6:15pm. 
You don't need a compass for Street Orienteering.

Entry fees are $5 for an adult, $2 for children (under 18), and if you enter together as a family team it's $10.

We hope to see you there!

Recognising Googonians

Recognising Googonians

Googonians can be readily identified by the spring in their step, the smile on their face and the faint scent of the great outdoors in their hair. (Be advised: It’s best to avoid sniffing a stranger’s hair in an attempt to identify them as Googonian.)