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This is a monthly 5km handicap challenge - see the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&view=getlastpost discussion thread on CoolRunning] for details on the time and place of the next run.
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This is a monthly 5km handicap challenge - see the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&view=getlastpost discussion thread on CoolRunning] for details on the time and place of the next run. We have a [http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/207463335985395/  Facebook Group] too.
  
  
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==Basic Details==
 
==Basic Details==
*'''When''' - Second Saturday of each month - read the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902 CoolRunning Thread] to confirm.
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*'''When''' - Second Saturday of each month - read the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&view=getlastpost CoolRunning Thread] to confirm. '''Next run: Saturday October 12, 2013.'''
  
*'''Where''' - Nurragingy Reserve, Knox Rd, Doonside
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*'''Where''' - Nurragingy Reserve, Knox Rd, Doonside. Meet near "Wren" picnic area: see map [http://www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au/Discover_Blacktown/Venues_and_Facilities/Open_Space_Parks_and_Reserves/Nurragingy_Reserve/Nurragingy_Map here]. The park opens around 7am.
  
 
*'''What''' - 5km run around Nurragingy (you decide your own handicap). Or you can choose to do the short 2 km loop or the longer 3 km loop.  Or just come to eat and cook breakfast.
 
*'''What''' - 5km run around Nurragingy (you decide your own handicap). Or you can choose to do the short 2 km loop or the longer 3 km loop.  Or just come to eat and cook breakfast.
  
*'''Time''' - Meet by 7:10am, aim is for everyone to finish @ 8:00am - Go off your own watch to figure this out.  
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*'''Time''' - Meet by 7:10am: aim is for everyone to finish @ 8:00am - Go off your own watch to figure when to start!  
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*'''Contact''' - BeesKnees  - just turn up or keep an eye on the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&view=getlastpost CoolRunning Thread] to confirm.
  
*'''Contact''' - Ratdog  - just front up or keep an eye on the CR thread
 
  
 
*'''Terrain''' - Shared Pathway - very rare to have others out, but sometimes encounter dog walkers and the occasional car.   
 
*'''Terrain''' - Shared Pathway - very rare to have others out, but sometimes encounter dog walkers and the occasional car.   
  
*'''Course''' since the park doesn't open till 7am, I put out the markers for the course; it consists of a large loop with 2 out and backs and a short loops with 1 out and back. Map found [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&view=findpost&p=379772 CoolRunning Thread]
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*'''Course''' It consists of a large loop with 2 out-and-backs and a short loops with 1 out-and-back. The map is in this post on the [http://www.coolrunning.com.au/forums/index.php?showtopic=18902&st=150&p=379772&#entry379772 CR Thread]
  
 
==More details==
 
==More details==

Latest revision as of 20:54, 9 October 2013

This is a monthly 5km handicap challenge - see the discussion thread on CoolRunning for details on the time and place of the next run. We have a Facebook Group too.


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Basic Details

  • When - Second Saturday of each month - read the CoolRunning Thread to confirm. Next run: Saturday October 12, 2013.
  • Where - Nurragingy Reserve, Knox Rd, Doonside. Meet near "Wren" picnic area: see map here. The park opens around 7am.
  • What - 5km run around Nurragingy (you decide your own handicap). Or you can choose to do the short 2 km loop or the longer 3 km loop. Or just come to eat and cook breakfast.
  • Time - Meet by 7:10am: aim is for everyone to finish @ 8:00am - Go off your own watch to figure when to start!


  • Terrain - Shared Pathway - very rare to have others out, but sometimes encounter dog walkers and the occasional car.
  • Course It consists of a large loop with 2 out-and-backs and a short loops with 1 out-and-back. The map is in this post on the CR Thread

More details

  • All welcome - You can run or walk 5k or cheer on those that are...prams & Jnr CRs most welcome!
  • Breakfast after for those interested at location, consisting of tea, coffee, pancakes...


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