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Great finish to the NSW Champs – U23s

From the Event page – “Congratulations to Rochelle Duerden and Mitchell Lindbeck who, after the correction of a punch failure, have been propelled to 1st place in the U23 category. Commiserations to Ivan Koudashev and Elena Koudasheva who have been … Continue reading

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What? You missed it?

The NSW Championship last weekend was an event not to be missed, if you didn’t make it you missed out on a superb, classic rogaine. We had 200 starters which was 41 teams in the 8 hour event and 46 teams in … Continue reading

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25 Year Legends – The Organisers of the Lake Macquarie Rogaine

This is an expanded version of the tribute I gave at the 6 hours presentation of the 25th Lake Macquarie Rogaine on behalf of President, Gill Fowler, to recognize the extraordinary contribution made by two rogaine stalwarts – Bert Van … Continue reading

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NavShield 2016 – Crappy Maps and Big Country

I have been rogaining more than 20 years, but I have never tried a NavShield until now. Julian, my regular rogaining partner suggested we “have a go” at this year’s event. For those of you who are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Snogaine – 7th August

After a bit of arm twisting by some ACT rogainers the NSW Ski-orienteering event at Perisher on 7th August will include a 2 hour “Snogaine”, mass start at noon. More details at: http://www.bigfootorienteers.com/drupal_2/skio2016 Hope to see some of you there.

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A Few Good Men (Team 97) and a lot of rain

The 2016 Paddy Pallin did not disappoint. The Bureau of Meteorology delivered the expected amount of rain. It rained 27.8mm during the 6 hours of the event. Looking around at the start there seemed to be three takes on how … Continue reading

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My Blind Date with Danny

The Autumngaine at Tarlo river found me partnerless, so I tried our partner finding service. I first tried hooking up with Mal. Mal subsequently jilted me, preferring instead to recover from the flu, which he contracted after agreeing to partner, … Continue reading

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Organiser/Course Setter’s Thanks

150 teams and nearly 400 participants enjoyed relatively mild summer conditions for the first rogaine of 2016 – the LaneCoveRivergaine2. The Hash House at Haynes Flat in Lane Cove National Park proved to be a very pleasant setting for staging … Continue reading

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Lane Cove River – 21 Years Later

My wife, Dianne, and I competed in the Lane Cover river 6 hour event in 1995 and yesterday I fronted up for another go. What has changed? My wife, now with 2 children and dodgy knees, is not really up … Continue reading

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Winter Wrap 2015

“Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by three fabulous rogaines.” With apologies to Shakespeare and Richard 3rd. Despite Sydney’s coldest winter for 26 years it has been champagne conditions for NSW rogainers with great events in … Continue reading

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