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  • The June edition of the SA Orienteer can now be viewed online. The Newsletter includes an update on planning for the Australian Orienteering Carnival and an overview of some of the planned courses. There is also a report on the recent Flinders weekend, and many other articles that should be of interest to readers. The new Newsletter format allowed a YouTube video to be embedded and other web-friendly features to be included. Go to About Us -> SA Orienteer.
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SNAP Sprint Series Wraps up at Underdale

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The final event of the SNAP Sprint Series was held at Underdale on 24th Feb. Underdale is a new map on the River Torrens Linear Park, and includes some new residential development. Not a technically difficult map, however course setting gave a lot of route choice options with the best not always obvious.

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This is the 7th year of this series run by the Southern Arrows, this year the other 3 events were

Adelaide University – technical map with most complex route choice decisions
Mawson Lakes Uni SA Campus – due the hot evening the results here did not count for the series
Lochiel Park – mixture and park and new residential adjacent to the River Torrens.

Series winners were

Junior Short – Matilda and Lucinda Fogarty, Mitchell Stephens
Junior Long - Joanna George, Toby Cazzolato
Open Short – Jaquie Stephens, James Lloyd
Open Long – Meredith Norman, Angus Haines
Veteran Long – Zara Soden, Ben Cazzolato
Veteran Short – Marian Arthur, Clive Arthur

The series of sprint events ends on Sunday 4th March with the SA Sprint Championships at Tatachilla College.

 

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