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New MapRun courses at Seaforth

Bennelong's new Seaforth map is now live on the MapRun app with a Short & Medium course, plus, a Long and Score course will be added soon. Given the current lockdown restrictions, these 2 new courses are a worthwhile objective to aid physical and mental well-being. Maps and reference info can be found here.


Hi all,

Congratulations to Curtis Pepper and Clyde McGhee for being selected in the NSW Schools team to compete in the Australian Schools Championships in Tasmania in September.

In Sunday's Metro League at Castle Hill, 4 of Bennelong's 5 teams won their match. The only team to go down was the previously undefeated Div 4 Harder team. The next round will be on 1st August at St Ives Showground.

While we were at Castle Hill some of our members were battling the cold and the bush up at Newnes Plateau in the Paddy Pallin Rogaine. Congratulations to Mel Cox in the Veteran Men, Julian Ledger in Super Vet Men and Katherine Cameron in Women, they were all 3rd in their division with their rogaining partners.

From the archives ....

The Great NOSH Footrace - 2011
Darren & Joel to the rescue!

Lake Parramatta 1979

From the archives ....

The photo below was taken at the first event held at LakeParramatta by (then) Bennelong Occasional Orienteers (BOO) on 8 June 1979. Robert Spry fieldworked and prepared the new map, and was also the event organiser and course setter. 

 Back:(from left to right) Robert Spry, Ian Rannard (looking away), Rudy Sicha, Colin Rannard.

Metro League 3 - Manly Vale Public School - 23 May 2021

Bennelong is organising Metro League 3 at Manly Vale Public School on 23 May 2021.
All members are encouraged to participate (entry fee paid by Bennelong) and volunteer to help with the following tasks .....
Rachael Povah (Setter) = Set Courses, Put Out Controls, Organise Control Collection
Terry Bluett (Controller) = Check Courses, Print Maps & Control Descriptions, Put Out Controls, Download


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