Victorian Club Relays

The Victorian Club Relay Champs is being organised by Nillumbik Emus

The event is on Sunday April 7 on our Mt Lofty map near Lake Eppalock, first used last year.

We need to know whether you are interested in being part by Thursday March 28.

We would love as many teams representing the club as possible, so please make it a day to remember. All Nillumbik Emus competitors must be financial members of the club and Orienteering Victoria. We would also like club members to help. There will be a lot of preparation to organise maps, chest numbers, building the software for timing and placing controls. We will need members to act as officials on the day (as well as run) – parking, registration, timing, and managing the map changeover. Once I seethe number of club members entered, I’ll have a better idea of how to roster these jobs. If you are not competing but can still come along to help that will be greatly appreciated.

We will be setting up some of the infrastructure on the Saturday.

Rex Niven is setting the courses on this interesting area and I’m overall organiser. Further details for The Victorian Club Relay Champs are on Eventor. There are two documents on you can download, explaining the details.

Laurie Niven, Team Manager, will manage team selections and enter the teams into Eventor.

Let Lauris Stirling, Geoff Hudson or Robert Edmonds know if you are interested in taking part and which course you would like to do.

Course 1 – 4.8 km, hard physical / hard navigation; for men’s and women’s elite, and juniors who are used to running hard courses

Course 2 – 3.7 km, hard physical/ hard navigation; for those who normally run courses 2 or 3 at a Vic Autumn Series event

Course 3 – 2.5 km, moderate physical / hard navigation
Course 4 – approx. 1.2 km, easy physical / easy navigation; for novices

Teams for Course 5 are made up of a mixture of the courses above:  1 short easy leg, 1 moderate leg, 1 long leg

The faster runners on the longer courses are expected to take 30-35 minutes per leg.

The club subsidises half of your entry fee and has SI Sticks it can loan you for free; making it

$10 for adults and $6 for juniors for club members

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