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Nationals 2011

Show Profile  Bryan Posted: 26 April 2011, 2:01 PM  
Congratulations to Ross for two wins - hats off to him winning starting last both times - winning being the top-ranked runner is always an achievement.

My hats of to Carsten and Jenny as well, no medals in the sprint (Carsten got 7th after being 2nd starter) but a winner in time management. Jenny started 14.48, Carsten started 15.18 and Kaia started 15.39, with a 12-15 minute walk to the start. I saw Jenny struggling uphill going to the start carrying a baby on her back
and Kaia by her side. And at the start I saw a sweating Carsten turn up just before Kaia's start. With this dedication, I'm sure we are seeing champions past, present and future.

Show Profile  Michael Posted: 26 April 2011, 2:44 PM  
Would be interesting to see the splits from the event centre to the start..

Show Profile  Jason Posted: 26 April 2011, 7:56 PM  
It's a privilege to run on a 1:15,000 map these days. Great selection of terrain. A very challenging weekend. Events such as this prove for me there is no good reason for leaving fences off the map at A-level.

Show Profile  Chris Posted: 26 April 2011, 9:58 PM  
Middle and Long distance now up on Route Gadget

Show Profile  Michael Posted: 27 April 2011, 12:05 PM  
Is there something wrong with the split file (in RG) for the middle? The animation for some runners shows alternating legs going real slow, then lightning fast. Maybe they were adopting the new plan that only some legs counted..

Show Profile  AlistairR Posted: 27 April 2011, 1:06 PM  
An extra control has been added at the end of the tapped route which puts the splits 1 leg in front of the map and means the animation stops at the second to last control.

Show Profile  Jymbo Posted: 27 April 2011, 2:20 PM  
Is the end of the taped route, control 5?

Show Profile  X Posted: 27 April 2011, 2:35 PM  
remove new #5,
also is it possible to reload the maps with a better dpi, making the map edge smaller if possible? Don't need to include the map title or bits of the map not used.

This message was edited by X on 27 April 2011, 3:39 PM

Show Profile  thomasr Posted: 28 April 2011, 2:41 PM

middle and sprint report up, long and relay to come

Show Profile  Norm Posted: 30 April 2011, 10:19 PM  
In case you are looking to fill in a few minutes...
a few Pics from the events:

Mine and also from New Assistant Photographer Giddy Boyd

From Head Photographer Rob Crawford and also Giddy Boyd

All by Giddy Boyd

Silva Awards and Long prizegiving


Hopefully most people will find themselves somewhere amongst that lot.

Show Profile  R2 Posted: 1 May 2011, 3:10 PM  
Great photos Norm - Are they copyright only to you??
If we want to add these photos to the profiles of orienteers on Maptalk photos can we do this or ask you to add them? Also can they be sent to local media to be used?

Show Profile  Jamie Posted: 1 May 2011, 7:01 PM  
Big ups to Lizzie for putting her middle distance race up on route gadget! Everybody hurts sometime :-)

Show Profile  DennisdM Posted: 2 May 2011, 5:49 PM  
Best we spare a thought for the farmers whose land we ran across,
I can't tell if any of the photo's are of the maps we ran on.

Show Profile  thomasr Posted: 2 May 2011, 11:05 PM  
Nationals relay story.

Show Profile  blairtrewin Posted: 3 May 2011, 12:25 PM  
Getting off-topic a bit here, but are the flood photos from the last day or two, or from longer ago? (I have a professional interest here)

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