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March CBD-Gaine 2020

CBD-gaine - Sunday 1st March 2020
Rolling Starts in 15 min intervals (8:00am - 10:00am)
4 hour event

FINAL INSTRUCTION INCLUDING EVENT START LOCATION NOW AVAILABLE FROM OUR HOME PAGE.

Admin Manager  
(All Team Changes after entry close 26-Feb)   
Phil Giddings
Ph:  0427 012 863
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Course Enquiries
Tom Lothian
Ph:  0409 991 291
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The 4hr CBD-gaine is back to kick start your 2020! This event is all about exploring the art, culture, history and parkland of inner city Melbourne. With a focus on fun, finding new parts of the city and introducing friends to Rogaining this will be a fast scoring event. Walk, run or public transport around inner city of Melbourne.

This year, we start in Docklands, exploring the ever growing, ever interesting parts of the ‘new CBD’. There are plenty of opportunities for waterside strolling, deep city exploring or both!

A perfect event for novices and good fun for those who have done it all before. This is also the perfect event for families with short distances between checkpoints, pram friendly streets and heaps of close by playgrounds (all playgrounds are worth 100 points).

Following the success of last years rolling start times, competitors will be able to choose their start time. Starts will be between 8.00 am and 10.00 am in 15 minute intervals.

No post event catering however there are plenty of opportunities for top quality coffee, a taste of Melbourne cuisine or a quick stop at a convenience store to refuel.

Location:
Docklands Park

Near Harbour Esplanade between Bourke Street and Collins Street

Course:
The course uses question and multiple choice answer checkpoints. The questions are intended to confirm your visit to the checkpoint and not test your IQ. Checkpoints are set on points of interest as much as possible. Find the location on the Map then find the answer to the question matching a multiple choice answer and marking off A, B, C or D on you answer sheet.
This event is suitable of all levels of walking, running, pram and baby backpack teams. There is no cycling (Cyclogaine) However using Public Transport is allowed. Bring your myki as you must pay to use public transport outside of the free tram zone. Note that the hash house is outside of the free tram zone.

Map:
Melway based map

Accommodation:
You guessed it, no camping is available at the Hash House.  A variety of accommodation options are available in Melbourne CBD and the surrounding suburbs.

Getting there and away:
We strongly recommend taking public transport to the start. 

Off-street parking is expensive and metered parking options tend to be limited to shorter parking periods in inner Melbourne.

Recommend route(s)

There are numerous public transport options to get to this event

From Southern Cross Station (7 minute walk, 600 metres).  Walk west on Collins Street for 500 metres, Turn right onto Harbour Esplanade walk 100 metres

The route 11, 35, 48, 70 and 75 tram stops are all very close by. 

Entry:
Online Entry now open and will close Wednesday 26-Feb at 11:59pm. 

Entry Fee:   
Adults $15
Junior $5 (under 18) Juniors get free entry when in a team with an adult.
Entered before 11:59pm   26th February,   Entries will be closed after this date.
Above fees are per person.  
All entries must be in teams of 2 to 5 people.
 

Final Instructions and Start location:
Final instructions which includes more information about the start location will be available on the VRA home page from Tuesday 25th February.

Team lists included any outstanding payments will also be on the VRA home page from Tuesday 25th February.

Please download and complete an Indemnity Form from the Public Entry page. ALL team members must sign the form.

Event Format:

In this event, competitors can choose their start time on the day.  Start times are between 8.00am and 10.00am in 15 minute intervals. Competitors must report to the start line 10 minutes before their start time for the pre-race briefing.

7:30 am    Registration opens and maps can be issued. 
                 Start planning your course.

8:00 am    First ‘wave’ of competitors can start
                 Please go to ‘start area’ 10 minutes before your start time for the compulsory briefing

8:00 am - 10:00 am 
                 Competitors can start in 15 minute ‘waves’ (E.g. 8.00 am, 8.15 am, 8.30am etc… 
                 The last possible start time is 10.00am. 

12:00 - 2:00 pm
                 Competitors finish (4 hours after their start time)

2:30pm     Results

Weather Cancellation Policy.  Our policy is to cancel an event on a day of total fire ban in the event location.  The inner city CBD-Gaine location is unlikely be affected by a bush fire however a total fire ban is only declared for hot weather and we still apply that policy.   If we need to cancel the event because of Total Fire Ban or other reason all entry fees will be refunded.       

Scoring:
Question and Answer.   Mark off A, B  C or D on your score sheet. 

NO Hash House Meal:
Please note that no catering will be available at the hash house.  There are numerous restaurants, cafes and supermarkets within a short walk of the hash house.

Course Enquiries
Tom Lothian
Ph:  0409 991 291
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Admin Manager  (All Team Changes after entry close 26-Feb)
Phil Giddings
Ph:  0427 012 863
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Online Entry Assistance    
Andrew Hunter
Ph:  0401 708 189
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Posted Entries if Online Entry not possible
Post by Last Post (5pm) 23-February
Download an Entry Form
Complete it, include a cheque and post to:
 
CBD-gaine
39 Sir Garnet Road
Surrey Hills  Vic  3127
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