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Volunteer of the Year Award from ONSW

Congratulations to Barbara and Graeme Dawson for their Volunteer of the Year Award from Orienteering NSW.  So well deserved as they both contribute in their own ways: Graeme does so much course setting, organising and controlling, while Barbara does a lot of work with schools and has been on the GO Committee for over 10 years!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Need a new running Shirt?


Triangle T-shirt

Garingal Summer T-shirts can be ordered NOW

1. Email Carol at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ASAP if you are interested in buying a lightweight triangles pattern  Garingal T-shirt.  

2. Carol will send you a chart with the range of actual sizes of the shirts for you to confirm your size, and to see the fabric, just ask any Garingal member who is wearing one!

3. Use the Eventor link Carol sends you to place your order at the GO-subsidised prices of $32 for adults, $20 for children.

4. Providing we get 10+ orders, an order will be placed with the suppliers on 31 October for delivery by 30 November. Act TODAY, orders will close on 30 October.

Note: Garingal is also planning new style bush-running shirts that will be available for order early in the new year and delivery before Easter.

Australian Long Dist Champs

Another magic day for the Aus Long Champs held just south of Cootamundra on a map called 'Split Rock'.  Now, the rocks here are something to behold.  Ordinary boulders do not cut the mustard when you are faced by the one in the photo! 

Again Garingal had some outstanding results.  Barbara Hill is Australian Champion in W50A. Fantastic!  Nikolett Halmai came 2nd in W35A, Aniko Fozo-Kertesz was 2nd in W21A and Wendy McConaghy was 2nd in W Open B.  Commendable also was Ron Junghans' 4th placing in M75A because the field was huge, with a lot of depth (around the top we mean).

 

 

 

 

Australian University Games

Toby Wilson has done really well in the Australian University Orienteering Championships.  Toby was placed 3rd today at the event held concurrently with the Australian Long Distance Championships.  Nearly all the elites go to university at some stage, so the competition is often very hot.  Well done Toby!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oceania Sprint Championships

Today was bright and sunny at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga for the Sprint event of the Oceania Championships.  Four of the 33 Garingalites participating in the Champs came back beaming!  Barbara Hill (left) took out 1st place in W50, Carol Jacobson (centre) was 1st in W70 and Wendy McConaghy (right) was 1st in the W Open B class.  In the men's classes, Ron Junghans (right) was 3rd in M75.  Tomorrow is up near Cootamundra and sunny is again the forecast!

 

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