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MapRun6 Event Karori Cemetery (NOTE new dates)
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Event Date

Sat 19 Feb 2022 - Sun 27 Feb 2022

Available via MapRun6 App

Wellington
Central
Karori Cemetery
Karori Cemetery

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Event Location
Park at Ian Galloway Park, Walworth Street (near finish) OR considerately on Seaforth Terrace or Rosehaugh Avenue (near start)
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Event Information

MapRun6

Download the MapRun6 app (or MapRunG if you want to use a Garmin watch to track your run). This event benefits from the latest MapRun6 version, so please check you are using the most recent version of the app.

Controls are bright orange or yellow tapes. Being bright, they may be prone to migration. If you are in the right place (e.g. the app beeps) but do not find the tape, keep in going!

Accessing the event in MapRun6

1. Via links in this description.  Once you have the latest MapRun6 app installed, the links below should take you to the right course. These links will only work on a device with the MapRun6 app installed.

Short (clink this link to access the short event)

Long (click this link to access the long event)

2. Directly in the app. Go to the start and use the "Events Near Me" function

Map download

Whilst the map will display on your device, we recommend using a printed copy. You can download the PDFs of the courses here:

Short Course

Long Course

(You do not need to use MapRun6 to run with the printed map - the tapes will still be at the locations on the map)

Event Style

MapRun6,  Run any time during event period and upload results.

Sprint distance

 

Event terrain

Cemetery - tricky, close navigation required to pick your way between the gravestones, bush and paths.

 

Courses/Classes:

Course Classes Length, Climb and Number of Controls Difficulty
Long 2.7 km 22 controls (taps) Technically demanding
Short 1.5 km 13 controls (tapes) Easier

Parking and directions

Park considerately on Seaforth Terrace or Rosehaugh Avenue

 

Safety

Safety bearing:

Heading south will bring you to the edge of the cemetery.

Specific Hazards and Notes:

Be aware of other people, especially if doing this as a sprint.

Note level changes, kerbs, changes of underfoot conditions and some uneven ground.

Courses use the public roads inside the cemetery. Although traffic should be quiet and slow, please consider accompanying less road-confident young orienteers.

We anticipate you doing this as a daytime/evening event. We have not sought specific permission for this to be done at nighttime.

Although this is a short sprint event, ensure somebody knows where you are going, and when you expect to return.

 

COVID-19

  • Please ensure you maintain physical distancing from others not in your group.
  • Please ensure you scan the QR code at the event centre.
  • Please do not come to the event if you have any cold or flu symptoms, or if you or anyone from your household is awaiting covid test results.
  • Once you have finished your course, please return to your car rather than hanging around the event centre.
  • We request that people wear face coverings while in the event centre.

 

Event officials

Planner: Sarah O'Suilivan

Controller: Stuart Engleback

 

Why use MapRun6

As case numbers increase, we are identifying the best strategy to keep orienteering activities running without adding to community risk. Our events before Easter 2022 will all be available on MapRun6 (app available for Android and iPhone), allowing them to be available over a prolonged time period, thereby reducing contacts.

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