Pressing On Orienteering Races

Hutchinson, Kansas

Hutchinson, Kansas

Sat 20th April 2024

2 races

Organiser's Description

Team up with friends to enjoy fun and activity in the Kansas outdoors!
Orienteering is using a map and compass to navigate to control points. In a timed orienteering foot race the goal is to reach as many control points on foot as possible within the time limit. The team with the most control points wins!
Ages 10+ (children under 18 must be on a team with at least one adult). You must be 18 or older to participate in the 4 Hour Race.
Participate as part of a team or on your own. You must be 18 or older to participate on your own. 
4 Hour Race (8-12 miles):
12:30pm – Basic Orienteering Class (optional)1:30pm – Race registration1:50pm – Race instructions and map distribution2:00pm – Race start 6:00pm – Race finish
2 Hour Race (3-5 miles):
2:30pm – Basic Orienteering Class (optional)3:30pm – Race registration3:50pm – Race instructions and map distribution4:00pm – Race start 6:00pm – Race finish
For those wanting to join the Basic Orienteering Class be sure to signup for the class when registering for the race.
Recommended per team:
Orienteering Compass (loaner compasses may be available)PencilWatch or phone for keeping track of time (No GPS allowed for navigation)
Recommended per person:
Long pantsClose toed shoesWater bottle (There will be water at the start and finish line but you will be on your own on the course.)
 
This is not a trail race. Leaving the trail will be required. Be aware of common hazards in the Kansas outdoors.
 

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  • 2 Hour Time Limit

    Sat 20th April 2024

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    Sat 20th April 2024

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  • 2 Hour Time Limit

    Sat 20th April 2024

  • 4 Hour Time Limit

    Sat 20th April 2024

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