For a summary of upcoming events see the event calendar.
For information about the entry process see how to enter.
'Hubris, Hamstrings, Heros & Hasbeens'
6 and 3 hour metrogaine, 4 hour cyclegaine
When: Saturday, 8th April, 2017
Where: MacKillop Catholic College, Farrar Blvd, Johnston
Time: 3hr Roam: 3:30pm - 6:30pm, 4hr Bike: 4:30pm - 8:30pm, 6hr Hike: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Grab some friends and test your navigational skills as you hike, roam or bike around the metropolis of Palmerston, its suburbia and surrounding urban jungles.
3 Hour Roam
This event is aimed at those who haven’t done Metrogaines before and want to give it a go to see what it’s all about. Assistance will be available on the day, should you need some help, prior to the event. This event is also perfect for families as it will get you back before dark. But then at the other end of the scale, you may be a sprinter and an elite athlete who can push hard for the whole 3 hours.
4 hour Bike
With this event, again there are your personal team options. You can choose to take in the sights and do the cycle paths or you can really go hard and try and clean up.
6 Hour Hike
With this event, you can again decide how your team would like to compete. Stay out for a few hours, head back to the Hash House for a feed and rest and head out for the remaining hours of the event or maybe your team are fleet footed diehards who will just keep going.
Note that there are two entry forms, one for the 3hr or 6hr event and one for the 4hr bike event.
Early bird $40.00 (includes Free BBQ Dinner). Early Bird ends midnight 26th March 2017
Please note that after the 26th ff March Early Bird entry forms will not be accepted
When: Saturday, 18th February, 2017
Where: Darwin High School, Bullocky Point
Time: Ramble: 3:00pm-9:00pm, Biker: 4:30pm-8:30pm, Quest: 3:30pm-6:30pm
Grab some friends and test your navigational skills as you walk, run or cycle around the Darwin Metropolis and its surrounding urban jungles. This event is proudly supporting Camp Quality, so come along and support a worthy cause.
Flyer and entry forms available below. Please note that there are two different entry forms so you will need to complete and return the appropriate one for the event you plan to enter.
"It’s a Yuletide Enlightening Jamboree"
When: Saturday & Sunday, 3rd & 4th December, 2016
Where: Litchfield Education Centre, Litchfield National Park
If you have Rogained within the last 12 Months you are cordially invited to attend an end of year get together in conjunction with the Darwin Bushwalking Club within Litchfield National Park.
On the Saturday commencing at 13:30hrs there will a navigational training exercise with a theory/practical session for an hour by Level 1 coach Jon Potter then followed by a 2 hour field challenge, whereby experienced people will be paired with someone who requires some assistance, mentoring and guidance to become a more proficient navigator. So we will need those that want to improve their navigation and those that are willing to share their knowledge and experience.
There will be also other interesting and fun activities throughout the evening and the next day.
The weekend is to thank all those within the clubs for their support and assistance throughout the year.
For an insight into the activities see attached form and flyer.
This form needs to be submitted no later than Friday 25/11/2016.
'Knuckey's Build-up Boot 'n' Bike'
6-hr Metrogaine / 4-hr Cyclegaine
When: Saturday, 8th October, 2016
Where: Knuckey Lagoon and surrounds
Time: Foot: 3:00PM-9:00PM, Bike: 4:30PM-8:30PM
Grab some friends and test your navigational skills as you walk, run or cycle around Knuckey Lagoon and the surrounding bushland and suburbs. Enter the 4-hour event on bikes (pedal version) or the 6-hour event on foot. The route you take and the time you spend on the course is up to you, within the respective time limits.
The event will start from the Knuckey Lagoon Recreation Reserve.
Entry includes a BBQ dinner afterwards.
Don’t have a team? We will find you one!
'Glee, Gulches & Gullies'
12-hour bush rogaine (with 6-hour roving)
When: Saturday, 18th June, 2016
Where: Litchfield National Park – Florence Falls Southern Escarpment
Time: 12 noon - 12 midnight
Join us for a 12hr bush rogaine and test your navigational skills as you traverse your way around the natural environments of Litchfield National Park. There will also be a 6 hour event within the event times from midday to midnight, more commonly known as a roving event. Competitors entering this event may come and go from the hash house but can only be on the course for a maximum of 6 hours.
The course setter, Jon Potter says:
"Terrain is Savannah woodland, escarpment country, sandy plains with some rock features in the deeper gullies and some easily traversable rain forest. The course has been planned to be of a user friendly nature with an easy route choice between all controls, regardless of the attack direction."
The hash house is a large area with plenty of shady trees to camp under and right on the edge of the course proper. There will still be creeks and waterfalls running in June.
This is a very doable event for all-comers, with good points available to even the least experienced as well as a challenge to the experienced at the extremities."
Entries now open, entries close 15th June 2016
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