Monthly Archives: October 2001

Egadz! – I’ve become a sports administrator

Ian McKenzie’s two articles in our March newsletter (on selection of teams for the World Champs and whether there should be a change to the convention whereby only the 24 hour event is given championship status) and Michael Burton’s follow … Continue reading

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Why the 24 hour focus?

For any sport to thrive, it needs to be responsive to and respect its members’ preferences. The traditional 24-hour format has its adherents, but there are clearly many rogainers who prefer the shorter formats (6/8/12/16 hours). This is illustrated by … Continue reading

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Where should courses be set?

Most rogaines are set in a mixture of farming country and public land held by the NPWS, Water Board or the Forestry Commission. One of the time consuming aspects of rogaine organisation is acquiring permission to use private property. Each … Continue reading

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Rogaining Partners – Who needs them!

Why are rogaines run in pairs? The easy answer is, of course, for safety. However, there is considerable scientific evidence to show that safety is not the major reason for the great attachment that most rogainers have for their partner. … Continue reading

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