Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia

Park Trail

Acadia University, (Back and Forth)

Type: Dog Bone
Date:Sat June 23
Registration:12:00 pm
Start Time:1:15 pm
Where: Acadia University
Fees: Standard OANS
Contact:Jim Blanchard, jlblanc@eastlink.ca
Orienteering Meet
Acadia University
(Back and Forth)
June, 23, 2012
Registration: 12:00 to 1:00 pm (this time is flexible) Meet at the front of U-Hall, the big white building with the huge front steps.
Start: 1:15 pm
Categories: Point - to - point with 3 courses; Choose any of courses 1 to 3 where participants will run course forwards then, after a rest, go in reverse for a total time on the course. This event will be considered a Sprint Course where it is in an open area on the Acadia campus and the distance will be in the area of 1.5 to 3 km. All for the same price!!! Can you beat your time going in reverse on the course???
Summary: Hilly terrain with numerous buildings but mostly open areas to run on and lots of paths and trails.


Preregistration (by 9 pm 21 June): Adult: $10.00 Youth: $5.00
Event day Registration: Adult: $15.00 Youth: $10.00
Family: $15.00
Organized Groups Scouts/Cadets, etc: $5.00/Person

Directions: From Metropolitan Halifax and points East: take Hwy # 101 west to Greenwich exchange. Follow North to intersection of hwy 1 and exit road by Blomindon Nursery. Turn right at stop lights and proceed East to Wolfville and Acadia University. You may park in sport plex parking lot (on North side of road by the Gym complex) and walk across hwy 1 up to U-Hall for registration.

Map: Acadia University updated 2010 Scale: 1:5 000
For further information please contact:
Meet Director: Jim Blanchard 678-8868 e-mail: jlblanc@eastlink.ca
Course Designor: Jim Blanchard
Start / Finish: Jim Blanchard and anyone who wishes to help, hopefully, Art, Ashley, Brian, and the recent AVOC youth.

NOTE: We cannot run through the KC Irving Gardens as we did 2 years ago but after the event you may wish to take a stroll, it is quite lovely.

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