The Australian Long Distance championships was blessed with amazing weather and the excitement of a new Neil Barr map that combined some great granite and gold mining complexity. Master course setter Roch Prendergast took us into the granite first and then set complex closing legs through the mining
The sun shone again on the Relay day of the Australian Schools Championships and the final day of the Goldfields 3-day. The schools teams had gone to town on the face paint and hair dye and the Kyneton two-dollar shop has never had it so good.
On Mount Alexander today day 4 of the carnival experienced the shortest of passing showers, while towns less than 30km away had up to 25mm of rain! Perhaps the same weather gods knew that Blair Trewin, the Weather Bureau’s expert long term forecaster, was commentating and smiled down upon us.