For a summary of upcoming events see the event calendar.
For information about the entry process see how to enter.
'A Rad and very Red Rangas Roundtown' Roguegaine
5th September 2020
In this year of isolation and restrictions, we have not had a lot to look forward to, but now we are pleased to announce an event to add straight to your diary!
On September 5th 2020, the NTRA will be holding their second event of the year;
A Rad and very Red Rangas Roundtown Roguegaine!
Starting from Mindil Beach, the Metrogaine event will cover both bush and urban environments with the course spanning from East Point reserve through to the city, and out to Winnellie and Coconut Grove. There will be hanging controls as well as multiple-choice selections to find as you make your way around the course. You can do it on foot, walking or running, or on your bike or e-bike!
Choose from one of three events:
- Walk or run the;
- 3 hour ‘Rangas Rover’, OR
- 6 hour ‘U need your head read’, OR
- Ride the;
- 4 Hour ‘Bluey Biker’.
Metrogaines are sporting events based around the urban environment, in line with the guiding principle of Rogaining. Teamwork, strategic planning and map reading are features of the sport.
Teams of 2-5 people choose which checkpoints to visit within a time limit with the intent of maximizing their score. Call it a fun run, walk or ride, you and your team will move through the course using the map provided as determined by your team’s strategy.
A great way to exercise both mind and body.
Entry fees include BBQ Dinner. More details to come shortly.
'Leaping Lee' Metrogaine
29th February 2020
2020 is a leap year, so to maximise the opportunity of the extra day we have put a Metrogaine on that day. So pencil it in your dairy and come along to the Northern Territory Rogaine Associations first event for the New Year.
Starting from Leanyer, the Metrogaine event will cover the bush and urban environments from Lee Point all the way to McMillians Road, out through Casuarina Foreshore and across to Holmes Jungle. There will be hanging controls as well as the multiple choice selections in the multitude of green spaces that our urban jungle provides. You can do it on foot, or do it on a bike, MTB is best as it will cover as many of the MTB tracks available in the areas mapped.
There will be three events:
- Outback Bakery Roll - 6 hour;
- One Mile Brewery Biker - 4 Hour;
- General Store Stroll - 3 Hour
Metrogaines are sporting events based around the urban environment, in line with the guiding principle of Rogaining. Teamwork, strategic planning and map reading are features of the sport. Entry includes BBQ Dinner. Teams of 2-5 people choose which checkpoints to visit within a time limit with the intent of maximizing their score. Call it a fun run, walk or ride, as you and your team move through the course using the map provided as determined by your team’s strategy whilst exercising both mind and body.
Its a Christmas Cracker!
Saturday, 30 November 2019
The last event for 2019 is going to be a 'Christmas Cracker Mystery Team Challenge' located at the Litchfield National Park Education Centre, at Bachelor.
A short 4 Hour Rogaine to finish the year off, which will be ideal for everyone ... including families. It's also a great opportunity to give Rogaining a go for the first time and see what its all about.
The terrain will include inviting rocky pools, a few spurs, saddles, creek bends and some knolls. Terrain variation will be up to 40-50 metres, and it will give a person looking to improve their skills a point in the right direction. It will also give the more experienced person a chance to share some knowledge. You can treat this event as a training run or a challenge, it’s entirely up to you!
Teams will be put together on the day using a mystery draw. There will be prizes for the best team, amongst other awards for achievements on the day.
Maps will handed out at midday.
The start time can be anytime after 2pm, but the finish time must be no later than 7pm (sunset). Total time on the course is 4 hours (max).
The Education Centre venue is fully facilitated, with showers, toilets, and a large undercover area, and it also boasts a swimable waterhole with a nearby secluded waterfall. Camping is free, dinner and breakfast will be provided, and there will be a secret Santa ... amongst other things.
Entry form attached. Please save the date / weekend.
'A RIdgydidge Rogaine'
Saturday, 14 September 2019
Event will be located by an easy 1 hour drive from Darwin. Hash House will be accessible by 2wd.
Setting and Vetting is well under way, having reviewed the course we have elected to make the mountain bike event a bit longer to give MTB entrants a chance to explore the mapped area.
Maps out at 11:00am.
For the 10Hr Rambler or a 5Hr rover with a 13:00 start time, finish no later than 23:00 hrs.
If the deadly treadly is your favourite then with a 13:30 start time for 6 hour MTB Rattler, finish no later than 19:30 hrs
Entry forms attached. Entry fee includes evening meal, event maps and free camping.
7 Hour Bush Rogaine with a 3 Hour Roving option
When: Saturday, 15th July, 2017
Time: 14:30 to 21-30 Stoner 3 Hour is a roving event.
Arouse your curiosity, inspire some friends by exploring the ridges , gullies and open land that is etched through significant events of years gone by. Don’t have a team?.... we will find you one!
3 Hour Rover
This event enables you to be on the course for not more than a period of three hours. 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 or spend time challenging yourself with night navigation.
7 Hour Stoner
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.
Entry Adult pp $45.00 (includes Free Dinner & Free Camping). Entries Close ends midnight 12 July 2017. If you intend to stay the night we will need to know and whether you would like to participate in our $5 Breakfast option.
Please note that after the 30th July Early Bird entry forms will not be accepted
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