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Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

Australian Schools Long Distance Championships

by Linda Burridge

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Today was the ever-exciting Australian Schools Long Distance Championships. Some good results saw the QLDers claw their way up one position on the Australian States Tally which currently stands at NSW 41, Vic 36, ACT 36, Qld 35, SA 35, Tas 28, WA 13. W...

Australian Schools Competition Starts

Australian Schools Competition Starts

by Linda Burridge

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Australian Schools Competition Starts in Spectacular Style
Today saw the first of the Australian Schools Championship events - a Sprint around Kildare College, Wagga Wagga. Queensland students had some impressive performances. Those placing in the top...

Queenslanders Shine in Australian Relay Championships

Queenslanders Shine in Australian Relay Championships

by Linda Burridge

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The Aus Relay is renowned for its hype, excitement and competition. Huge mass starts require great concentration and control from the first leg runners while the later runners aim to maintain leads or work back lost time.
Queenslanders handled the pre...

More great results at Australian Long Distance

More great results at Australian Long Distance

by Linda Burridge

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More great results from the Queensland contingent at the Australian Long Distance Championships today. It was tough going in the granite terrain with a long, steep escarpment with significant cliffs and huge boulders on one side of the map and gentle w...

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

Excellent results from Oceania Sprint

by Linda Burridge

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Excellent results from the Oceania Sprint Event held at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga yesterday.
Congratulations to the following Queenslanders who achieved top 5 positions in their age-groups: W21E Krystal Neumann 4; M10 Thomas Caristo 5; W14...

Hot and Windy QLD Long Distance Champs

Hot and Windy QLD Long Distance Champs

by Linda Burridge

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What a fantastic weekend of orienteering up at Kingaroy for the QLD Long Distance Championships. Braving two hot and windy days, over 100 orienteers competed on the beautiful 'Minmore' map at Reedy Creek.

Included in that number were orienteers from...

Spectacular QLD MTBO Champs

Spectacular QLD MTBO Champs

by Linda Burridge

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Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Qld MTBO Champs in and around Killarney. It was a great weekend with some fast riding and challenging navigation.
Thank you to Craig Steffens and his team for their great organization.
The resu...

Krystal makes WOC Middle Final

Krystal makes WOC Middle Final

by Linda Burridge

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Congratulations to Australian orienteering representative Krystal Neumann on her results at the World Orienteering Championships in Norway. The Middle Qualification Races were run on 14 August and Krystal (ENQ) made it through to the Final. She came 13...

Robin wins World Rogaining Championships in Spain

Robin wins World Rogaining Championships in Spain

by Linda Burridge

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Ugly Gully's Robin Spriggs and her partner Sharon Crawford from Colorado, USA, have taken home the Gold Medal in the women's super-veteran age class at the World Rogaining Championships in Spain. 

The championships were based in the Spanish ski...

2019 QSOC Finishes with Individual Long

2019 QSOC Finishes with Individual Long

by Linda Burridge

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The QSOC weekend culminated with the Individual Long Distance event, held again at Kholo Rd. Jess Rogers set the challenging courses which were controlled by Geoff Peck. The terrain was fast, undulating running with some tracks. Navigational challenges...

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