Round 1 2012 SILVA NOL- Eureka Challenge 2012
Over two days on the 10th and 11th of March, Melbourne Forest Racers and the Eureka Orienteering Club will be holding the Eureka Challenge in the Ballarat area. The Eureka Challenge has been a common feature of the National Orienteering League calendar and the mass start hagaby format has always attracted big fields and great competitions. Event information can be found in this document 2012 Eureka Challenge NOL Invitation v1.pdf and any additional information will be added to this webpage.
Saturday will begin at 9:00am with the Elites competing in a Sprint Event at the University of Ballarat.(about 10 minutes from Ballarat PO) With a planned winning time of 12 to 15 minutes the competition will be fast and furious. Every one is welcometo enter and challenge the Elites at their own game. University of Ballarat location.
At 12:30pm the challenge continues for the Elites at Surface Hill with a Middle Distance event amongst some challenging mining terrain.(about 20 minutes from Ballarat PO)At 2:00pm everyone else is invited to accept the challenge to conquer the hill over the Middle Distance with all classes having a winning time of 30 to 35 minutes.
Sunday, the challenge continues with a Hagaby style event on Chinamans Flat. ( 30 to 40 minutes from Ballarat PO) The NOL race starts at 9:30am and the Victorian State Series event will begin at 10:30.
All events are Pre Entry and entries will close on Wed. 29th Feb.