NSW Rogaining Association

"Your Guide to Rogaining in NSW"

eNewsletter 61  -  28 February 2014


G'day Rogainers,

Minigaine, 3hr: Sunday 30 March 2014

Registrations are now open here.

The 3-hour Minigaine takes in the serene urban bush and wetlands along the Great North Walk from Boronia Park to North Ryde. The course features a mix of mangrove boardwalks, dry eucalyptus forest and suburban parks and streets. This will again be an on-track course.  Read more ...


Metrogaine, 6hr: 9 February 2014

Results are now available here.

The 6 hour Hornsbygaine encompassed the Berowra Valley National Park and surrounding suburbs. 160 Teams, comprising of over 400 participants, enjoyed the summer heat, spectacular vistas, great bush tracks, majestic trees, shy wildlife (including a snake or two), tranquil creeks, twists and turns, The Great North Walk, The Fishponds, a couple of hills and some shops on the way for a cool drink or ice-cream.

Many thanks to Gill Fowler, Belinda McLean, Ted Woodley and their team of volunteers for putting on a great first event of the year.

See some great photos here.


Annual General Meeting

The 2014 NSWRA committee was elected at the AGM which was held at the end of the event. The committee will aim to ensure the 2014 events are successful, with many behind the scenes tasks.  We are still looking for a Safety Coordinator.   If you think this is up your alley, please contact our president, Gill Fowler.


2014 Event Calendar.

Here are the dates to mark in your diary.  Information about each event will be posted on the NSWRA web site as it becomes available.

  • 30 March Minigaine 3hr
  • 10 May Autumn Rogaine 6hr / 12hr
  • 15 June Paddy Pallin Rogaine 6hr
  • 2 August Lake Macquarie Rogaine 6hr/12hr
  • 13-14 September Spring Rogaine (incl NSW Champs) 24hr and 8 hour.
  • 16 November Socialgaine

We need volunteers to run events! Can YOU help out this year?

We are a voluntary organisation and need willing and able volunteers to ensure we can stage our 2014 events. Please have a look at the volunteer calendar page to see where help is needed and contact Ian Dempsey if you can lend a hand.

Volunteering can be a great way to see a course if you can’t make the event, and even practice your navigation skills (setting, vetting, flag hanging or collecting).


World Rogaining Championships 2016 - Australia

The Australian Rogaining Association won the bid to host the 14th World Rogaining Championships in 2016. These are going to be held just outside Alice Springs. NSWRA has been tasked with managing the Sponsorship for the lead-up to the event.

If you are keen to get involved please contact Gill at [email protected]

Note: this role will not prevent you from entering the event.

 

 Jason Tsui

for NSW Rogaining Association committee

[email protected]


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