Orienteering Australia

Event information: 2021 Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot

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Event CANCELLED due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in Sydney.
Location: George Bell Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill

Challenge yourself on the first Sunday in July with the annual Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot organised by Western & Hills Orienteers.

The Turkey Trot is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels and there are three courses to choose from: Short (8km), Medium (14km) and Long (20km). Each course has multiple maps.
NEW this year - MTBO classes. Yes you can enter on your bike if you like!

Pre-entry ONLY for the Turkey Trot.

Club Members: Senior $20; Junior $10
Non-members: Senior $30; Junior $15 [includes SI Stick hire]

Assembly and Finish: George Bell Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill

Mass Start: Long 9am; Medium 9:15am; Short 9:30am
MTBO Start: 8.45am (regardless of course)

Full details available at https://turkeytrot.whorienteers.net/


Family friendly shorter courses will be available too, with a start window of 10-11am. Single map per course and no mass start. Choose your own start time. Course options appropriately named after junior turkeys!
- Jake (~5km) - moderate navigation
- Jenny (~3km) - moderate naviagation
- Poult (~1.5km) - easy navigation
Courses close at 12:30pm.

Pre-entry is highly preferred although entry on the day will be available (for the non-mass start courses). NO CASH ACCEPTED; tap-and-go payments only.

General information
Event 2021 Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot
Organiser Western and Hills Orienteers
State Orienteering NSW
Status cancelled
Date Sunday 4 July 2021 at 8:00 - 12:30 EST
Entry deadline Tuesday 29 June 2021 at 23:59 EST
Event form individual
Event classification Local event
Race distance Middle
Time of event day
Disciplines FootO
park/street orienteering
Punching system Sportident
Class information
Open A Men Long, Men Medium, Men Short, Women Long, Women Medium, Women Short, Jake, Jenny, MTBO Long, MTBO Medium, MTBO Short
Open B Poult
Contact details and main officials
Website https://turkeytrot.whorienteers.net/
Contact person James McQuillan
Contact phone number 0402032419
Contact email
Course setter James McQuillan
Course controller Dmitry Stukov


Entry is closed.

Enter on the day is available for a limited number of classes.

Location of the event

Please obey directions provided by the organiser.

Driving directions from Google Maps (Always make sure to follow the organiser's driving directions.)

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