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Sand, sun, surf and more bloody sand!

The Minigaine yesterday was an interesting event. As someone who comes to rogaining from a bushwalking rather than a running or orienteering background, I always look towards the minigaines with some trepidation. To do well in a minigaine you have … Continue reading

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Do you like it Soft or Hard ?

Judging by our attendance at 12 and 24 hour events I think most Rogainers like it soft. The NSW Organising Committee (of which I am a part) are wondering why relatively few people enter 12 or 24 hour events. I … Continue reading

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Thems “The Rules”

At the most recent meeting of the NSW Rogaining Association Committee the issue of mis-punching electronic controls was discussed. By default the event software we use “RogaineScore” records the lowest score recorded by a team member so any mis-punches lower … Continue reading

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Elevated to a new level of competition, but with a degree of indirection…

World Rogaining Championships, July 23-24, 2016, West McDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs, NT Team 211 (Male Youth): Tristan White & Mitchell Lindbeck Score: 2420/6190 Result: 3rd in MY, 47/299 overall Few people would have guessed that when my adventurous neighbour (Martin … Continue reading

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2013 – A great year for Rogaining in New South Wales

Julian Ledger reflects on the past year’s events in NSW … There is a bit of space at the front of our place and for the past few years it has been home to the two rogaining box trailers. They … Continue reading

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Metrogaine 2013

This year’s Metrogaine at Swansea introduced a few new twists for this series of events.  The course took in more bush than streets and houses and the “Question & Answer” type controls gave way to NavLight electronic scoring.  As part … Continue reading

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2012 Spring Rogaine

Wombeyan Caves (Blue Mountains National Park) was the site of the 2012 Spring Rogaine. Approximately 200 participants enjoyed a wet and wild 15 or 24hours out in steep country surrounding the Hash House at Wombeyan Caves Camping Ground. From my … Continue reading

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Blisters for Vistas

A fabulous day for a pretty stunning event up around Brisbane Waters National Park yesterday. Walking around the headlands was absolutely stunning (excellent planning to have a low tides for the event) and the bush was unexpectedly diverse – although … Continue reading

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minigaine 2012

I hope you all had a great run or walk on Ted’s fantastic minigaine course through the streets and muddy bush tracks of Lindfield, West Killara and Roseville. Im sure the legs are recovering nicely by now. It was great … Continue reading

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Metrogaine 2012

Well, didn’t I enjoy a cold beer on the balcony after getting home last night from a long day at Orange Grove school. A long but pleasant day – so many happy faces. The Metrogaine 2012 (Baygaine) seems to have … Continue reading

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