The final event of the Gauteng Short Course Series will be held on Sunday, 18 April 2010, at ‘The Quarry’ at Stirrup Glen in the South of Jo’burg.
Orienteering in South Africa
Nicholas Mulder and Jeremy Green selected to represent South Africa at WOC 2010 in Norway.
Rand Orienteering Club invites all experienced and new orienteers to the seventh Short Course event at Boksburg Stadium (note change in venue from Saheti) on Sunday, 28 March 2010.
The first forest event of the season will take place this Saturday, 27 March 2010. The details are given below. Full event notice and directions to parking to follow in the next day or two. This is a SATURDAY event (27 March) and will take place in the afternoon.
Keurboom Park saw 33 pupils (Grades 5, 6 and 7) and four teachers from Cannons Creek School in Pinelands participating in a one-hour score event, with 24 controls.
The South African Orienteering Championships will be held in the Western Cape between 24 and 26 September 2010. The following area is embargoed and may not be entered, trained upon or surveyed by intending competitors between 1 March and 24 September 2010.
This year, the Western Cape Orienteering Championships, presented by the Peninsula Orienteering Club (PENOC), takes place over the weekend of 10 and 11 April 2010. Middle and classic distance events will be held in the Lebanon South area of the Grabouw forests.
For the first time in the 2010 Short Course season Gauteng was blessed with perfect weather for the Zoo Lake event, hosted by Adventure Racing Club. And, to mark the occasion, we had a wonderful turnout with around 125 cards and 175 participants.
The Gauteng Orienteering Clubs (GOC) Short Course series is now three events down following the Valentine’s Day event at Brescia House School (14 February 2010). Although rain threatened, the event was well attended by adults, juniors and Young Orienteer Challenge (YOC) children.
The first event of the 2010 Gauteng Short Course Series took place at the Jo’burg Zoo on Sunday, 24 January. With its many paths and road, open gardens, dozens of buildings and enclosures and interesting features, this is fast-running terrain with navigation suited to all levels.