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Alice Springs Masters Games – Sprint Foot Orienteering
Posted by: Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe (16/02/2018 04:04 pm)

Event Date

Sun 14 Oct 2018

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Alice Springs Golf Club
Alice Springs, Australia

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Event description


We are delighted to announce that orienteering will be included in the Games for a second year running. Orienteering is a great way to combine outdoor competition with map reading and navigation skills. Organised by Top End Orienteers, we are especially keen for participants from other sports to add this fun navigation sport to their timetable. We are offering an expanded set of events this year, including foot, mountain bike and night orienteering. Newcomers to orienteering will be able to complete these events and instructions and coaching will be available prior to commencement. There are no membership requirements for competing. The foot and night orienteering competitions will be solo events, but the mountain bike orienteering may be completed in pairs.


  • Sunday 14 8.30am: Sprint Foot Orienteering
  • Monday 15 4.30pm: Mountain Bike Orienteering, Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, Herbert Heritage Drive
  • Wednesday 17 7.30am: Bush Foot Orienteering, Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, Herbert Heritage Drive
  • Wednesday 17 7pm: Night Foot Orienteering, Alice Springs Golf Club

Minimum Age


Age Categories

  • 30 - 39
  • 40 - 49
  • 50 - 59
  • 60 - 69
  • 70+


Foot events are for solo entrants, Mountain Bike event can be solo or pair. Male pairs can include mixed gender pairs as currently there are no separate mixed categories offered.


Exact venues to be confirmed. However they will be within 5km of Alice Springs.


Contact Details

Contact Name: Top End Orienteers
Phone: +61 403 565 534 (Kay)

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