Entries close this Wednesday so don't miss out on a great weekend of orienteering next weekend with a double sprint on Sat 12th of Aug at Burnie and a long distance event on Sun 13th of Aug at Glen Stuart, Deddington.
Due to OST 9 having to moved from Devonport to Burnie there is only a short window available to enter. Please note that entries close on Wed the 9th of Aug.
OST 9 Burnie Double Sprint
This is a double sprint event, on the intricate Shorewell Park Map in Burnie. Your first run will be using the northern end of the map where runners will weave their way through all the little nooks and crannies of the Burnie Park and around the intricate building complex of Marist College and Stella Maris Primary School. The second run will be using the southern end of the same map, weaving through the buildings of Hellyer College, Burnie Primary and the University of Tasmania.
The first event will be in the Burnie Park. Assembly and start location will be at the Park picnic area, access of the Bass Hwy via Park St. From East, Follow Bass Hwy through Burnie, to approx. 350 mtrs past the West Park Grove traffic lights. Turn left into Park St, follow Park St. to Burnie Park car park. From West, turn right into Park St. and proceed to car park. www.google.com.au/maps/@-41.0471516,145.8932939,16z
Event 2 the assembly will be at the Hellyer College gymnasium. From Burnie Park, turn right onto Bass Hwy, right at West Park Grove traffic lights and continue to Moorcroft Rd. Turn left onto Moorcroft Rd and continue to the Hellyer College, follow signs to parking and assembly area.
OST 10 Glen Stuart, Bryants Lane, Deddington
This is a standard long distance event. The area is mostly runnable bush and open paddocks. The course utilizes a newly mapped part of the Glen Stuart farm as well as previously used areas.
From Hobart: Take the Midland Highway to Conara (146 kms) then turn right onto Glen Esk Rd C146. Follow for 11.2 kms then veer left onto Nile Rd C146 and follow this for 21.2 kms. Turn right onto Bryants Lane and travel 5.1 kms. Follow signs to parking. Google Maps Hobart Directions
Directions From Launceston: Travel to Evandale, then continue south on the C146 for 8.9kms. Turn left onto Bryants Lane and travel 5.1 kms. Follow signs to parking. Google Maps Launceston Directions