OHV Mountain Bike Orienteering #3. Wellington South Coast. Sunday 11th August.
The third event in this years OHV Mountain Bike Orienteering series will be held this weekend on Sunday 11th August. It is a fixed course event with a choice of three courses. The courses will take in the tracks of the Wellington South Coast including (but not confined to) Mt Albert, Tawatawa Reserve and Macalister Park and all the roads in between. All roads will be allowable and NORMAL ROAD RULES APPLY. (This is an event when a Cyclocross bike might be an advantage!)
Recent storm damage and clearing of the damage has made mapping a moving feast and a number of tracks remain closed and will be off limits. Other tracks with minor damage are open, but expect some dismounts and lifting over fallen trees.
Course 1 (Approx 12km): Open Men.
Course 2(Approx 9km): Open Women, Vet Men, Vet Women, Junior Men, Junior Women).
Course 3(Approx 4km): All recreational categories.
Start/Finish Wellington Pistol Club carpark (off Russell Tce/Mt Albert Road). Sign posted off Russell Terrace. (Parking at Pistol Club limited but plenty of parking in surrounding streets).