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Discussion: Registration ROC NRE

in: ROC - Overlook NRE (May 7, 2022 - Springwater, NY, US)

Mar 29, 2022 8:57 PM # 
jeremycolgan:
Giving a quick shout out to the ROC/Billygoat event happening May 7. If you haven't been focusing on this (I wasn't). It looks like it will be a really fun two days of racing. Only 43 folks registered so far which seems too little to me. Here is your official heads up 35 days left to register.
J.

https://roc.us.orienteering.org/national-event
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Mar 29, 2022 9:10 PM # 
feet:
I think you misread the closing date for entries - it's May 4 (and late registration doesn't start until 4/23).
Mar 29, 2022 10:33 PM # 
jeremycolgan:
Oh I did. My bad! So there is still lots of time to register folks AND double bonus get the early entry fee....$40 goes to $50.....
Mar 29, 2022 11:35 PM # 
cmorse:
Preliminary course info for the Middle Distance NRE is as follows:

white - 1.7km, 35m climb, 9 controls
yellow - 1.9km, 45m climb, 9 controls
orange - 2.6km, 55m climb, 9 controls
brown - 3.0km, 100m climb, 9 controls
green - 3.6km, 120m climb, 11 controls
red - 4.0km, 145m climb, 13 controls
blue - 4.4km, 160m climb, 14 controls

Other info - maps 1:10000, 5m contours. The terrain is open woods on a
hilltop and hillside with subtle contour features, numerous ski trails
and singletrack bike trails, and many small (and often seasonal) wet
areas. Approx. 1km walk on a dirt road from the parking to the
start/finish area, 30m climb.

And rumor suggests the wily Billygoat may cross the Genesee River to cavort on both sides of the Letchworth Gorge - some climb seems inevitable....

Mar 30, 2022 3:27 PM # 
peggyd:
As many times as I've run at Letchworth, I am pretty sure I've never crossed the gorge on a course. That would be fun!
Mar 30, 2022 7:22 PM # 
Jerkface:
It was used in the 2016 Regaine. I can't think of another time we have been allowed to.
May 6, 2022 1:51 PM # 
RWorner:
Preliminary course data is the same as the final.

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