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Thanksgiving ThrOdown

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Thanksgiving ThrOdown

Saturday, November 23, 2019
The Park at Flat Rock (click for directions)
55 Highland Golf Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731

MASS START One Man Relay – 10:00am
A la carte Fourth Course – Window – 10:00am – 12:00pm
White Beginner level course (untimed) – Window – 10am – 12pm
Courses close – 2:00pm
Cost – $10 per person, $5 fingerstick rental, kids are free

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for Saturday’s race in Flat Rock, Orienteering – Thanksgiving ThrOdown

Pre-registration is highly recommended and much appreciated. It helps us prepare the right number of maps, helps us keep an eye on our parking impact, and helps us plan in general, so thank you!

Register on the GOOGLE FORM – https://forms.gle/eZmH8pBaQXWuKYuN9

Three course options for Saturday.
– One Man Relay; mass start 10am
– Non-timed, Beginner course; open start 10am-12pm
– A la carte Fourth Course; open start 10am-12pm


Since everyone enjoyed the “One Man Relay” format at Jim Hall-O-Ween, let’s do it again next weekend at Thanksgiving ThrOdown!

In case you don’t know, a “One Man Relay” functions like this: each runner/group stands before a stack of FOUR maps, all face down. The race begins as a mass start. You take the top map and run a short course (the first leg,) returning to the stack to run the next leg. The clock stops between legs, when you download your results and clear your fingerstick. Everybody’s first three maps are in random order and are short in length. The fourth map is the same for everybody, and is a longer, middle-ish distance course. The lowest combined time wins, and expect to spend between 1 and 3 hours to complete all four courses.

This format is exciting and very social, as the Start/Finish area is abuzz with people coming and going the whole time.

For beginners (and those not up for the whole relay nonsense) there will again be a non-timed White level course that they can start any time in the 10am-12pm window, as well as an “a la carte option” where you can run just the fourth relay map as a standalone, middle-distance course and begin any time during the 10am-12pm window.

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November 23, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


WNC Orienteering Club


The Park at Flat Rock
55 Highland Golf Dr
Flat Rock, 28731 United States
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