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2015-05-22

Event Details for RMA 2015 added to event page. Online registration closes May 27.


2015-05-18

Results from the Powder Mills Park event are now available on the results page.


2015-05-12

Next event at Powder Mills Park - Sunday May 17 at East Area Shelter.
Start from 12 noon to 2:00 pm

At 11am there will be a workshop with the focus on pacing and compass skills. This workshop is appropriate for those currently doing Yellow to Orange level courses. Anyone wishing to improve their compass skills is welcome to attend.

White 1.1 km , 15m
Yellow 2.7 km, 70m
Orange 3.2 km, 105m
Brown 3.2, 95m
Green 4.1 km, 215m
Red 5.0 km, 200m

Course Notes
Things seemed pretty dry. I did not try to cross any bogs but it was evident we are not dealing with high water levels. Black Xs should be regarded as possible hazards such as dumps of glass or barbed wire fencing. Please be careful.


2015-04-27

Registration for the Rochester Map Adventure 2015 is now open.


2015-04-26

Results from the Genesee Valley Park event are now available on the results page.


2015-04-23

There will be an orienteering event this Sunday, April 26 starting at the Roundhouse shelter in Genesee Valley Park.

A white course and 2 sprint courses will be offered by course setter Mike Lyons. The white course is beginner level. The sprint courses are short in length and mostly in open terrain, to challenge competitive runners to move and make decisions quickly. But they can still be challenging to those not up to sprinting! Starts are from 12 to 2 PM. Please use the Online Registration link on the side for the event or register at the event.

We will be offering two Sprint courses and a White course on Sunday all are variations on the courses that were used for the US Nationals last fall. The Red Sprint is 2.8k and 19 controls, the Orange Sprint is 2.1k and 15 controls and the White course is 1.9k and 13 controls. All of the courses cross one or more park roads; despite the low posted speed limit and likely light traffic, participants should exercise caution when crossing.


2015-04-18

Results from the Black Creek Park event are now available on the results page.

NOTE; WE HAVE A COURSE SETTER BUT NO MEET DIRECTOR or any other positions filled for Genesee Valley Sprints & White course Sunday, April 26, starts from 12-2. Please let me know if you are available and are willing to volunteer. Thanks again, Sandra slomker at frontiernet.net


2015-04-09

Newsletter and pdf 2015 Schedule added.


2015-04-07

The first meet of the spring will be Saturday, April 18 at Black Creek Park, Pathfinder Shelter. Pathfinder is accessed from the main park entrance on Union Street (Rt. 259), about 0.9 miles south of I-490.

The format will be a Score-O course with a mass start at 11:00 a.m., with a 90-minute time limit. There will also be White and Yellow courses available; people choosing the White or Yellow courses can start any time between 11:00 and noon, with courses closing at 1:00 p.m.


2015-03-10

ROC will be running an orienteering clinic for beginners at Fleet Feet near Cobbs Hill Park on March 21, 9am to 1pm. The clinic is free and you can let us know if you are coming by using our Online Registration from for our events. You can fill in anything for fields that don't apply.


2015-02-22

Results from the Webster Park Ski-O event are now available on the results page.


2015-02-08

Next meet on Sunday, February 15 RESCHEDULED Sunday, February 22 Ski-O/Snowshoe-O/Posthole-O
Webster Park, Holt Lodge. Start times from 12 Noon to 2 PM.

Registration opens at 11:30AM. Available courses will be White (3km), Orange (5.5 km), Green (7 km), and Red (9 km). Course Notes
Courses close at 3:30PM.

Use Online Registration link on sidebar of website.


2015-01-18

Results from the Mendon Ponds Park Ski-O event are now available on the results page.


2015-01-10

Mendon Ponds Winterfest Ski-O on January 18 at Hopkins Point Lodge. Registration open at 11:00am. Start from 11:30am to 2:00pm and courses close at 3:30pm. Beginner course is free for Winterfest.


 
 

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