SEQ Bulletin – July 2019

A Spoonful of Sugar 15/24hr Rogaine – 24/25 August – Entries Open
Don’t miss the highlight of the 2019 rogaining calendar! Up to 24 hours of rogaining – as always, you decide how much you’d like to do as a team. The course will be set to provide serious competitors with navigational challenges and tough route choices, while novices will have plenty of options close to home. As always in rogaining, you can be as competitive or as casual as you like. You decide whether to stay out all night or return to the Hash for a hearty feed and a snooze by the most awesome campfire. Novices are always welcome!

Check out this short slideshow from the course setters! Take a Spoonful of Sugar and enter the event!

Camping on Saturday night is included in your entry, and camping is also available at the Hash (start/finish location) on Friday night and Sunday night if required (cost $6 per person – please have cash). There is also a motel, cabins (Tiaro Tourist Stopover) and free camps (Tiaro and Petrie Park) in Tiaro (approx 25 minutes from Hash) or numerous accommodation options in Maryborough (approx 40 minutes from Hash).

For more information and to enter your team, visit the event entry page.

Last Chance for Early Bird Entry to the Wildfire Raid – 28 July
Discounted entry is available for the Wildfire Raid until Friday 12 July (the price goes up by $20/person after that date). Jump in quick!
This multi-discipline Raid event involves 3 or 6 hours of trekking, mountain biking and kayaking, plus a few mystery disciplines thrown in to keep teams on their toes. Teams must navigate through the course using a map and compass on a route of their own choice with each stage effectively its own small rogaine where competitors may collect as many or as few checkpoints as they wish, making this event achievable by all levels of athlete. This race appeals to not just competitive teams looking for a hard hit out but is also the perfect introductory step to the sport of adventure racing and rogaining with a very family-friendly vibe. Set for the shores of Wyaralong Dam on 28 July, the race is supported with a fantastic prize pool from Wildfire Sports and Trek.

More info and entry here.

Entries now open in the 2019 Australasian Rogaining Championships (9-10 November). Early Bird prices apply until 31 July.
This year’s championships (open to all rogainers) will be held in a stunning location in the Bay of Fires region in Tasmania.
Entry is open now, with a 10% discount available until 31 July. All the event details including bus schedules are available at
There are some great merino tops available to order too:
Thinking about staying some extra time and looking for itinerary inspiration? Check out the Discover Tasmania website.

Moonlit Macadamia Rogaine Washup
A great weekend of rogaining and bush camping was enjoyed by participants in the recent 6/12hr rogaine in the Bauple State Forest. We were granted access to a great new Hash House site and the campfire and great food were much appreciated. Dave Schloss and Cass Kimlin won the 12hr event ahead of Gary Palmer and Russ Stringer, while Matthew Logan, Daniel Delaney won the 6hr, closely followed by Kim Beckinsale and Jan Leverton in second place.
Congrats to all participants, and big thanks to Darryn, Fiona, Oskar, Murray, Dave, Peter, Will and other volunteers for making it all happen. Thanks also for all the help from participants collecting controls and packing up, it all went very smoothly.

Mojo Raid – 14-15 September
Another multi-discipline ‘Raid’ event is open for entries, The Mojo Raid, with options including a 3 hour (with a solo option), a 6 hour (with a solo option), and the premier 12 hour race. The race will return to the shores of Lake Moogerah with the stunning Main Range as a backdrop on 14-15 September. All the details including how to enter are here. You can also book a range of accommodation options.

Volunteers Needed 
The Rogaining Queensland Event Calendar for 2019 is available at The volunteer page on the website has a description of each of the event volunteer roles. Please send an email to to put your hand up. It’s a lot of fun, you learn heaps about rogaining and we have many experienced hands to support you. 

Questgaines and Night Nav
These 1-hour mini-rogaines can be done as individuals or in a group, and best of all, they’re free! For updates, check out the Facebook Page for information, the list of upcoming events is here. Also check out the OQ Night Nav events.

Individual Rogaining Results
You can look up any individual’s historical results in QRA events since 2010 and all of the ARCs going back to 1979:

The second bulletin for this year’s QLD MTBO Champs (31 Aug-1 Sep) has now been released and is available for download from
This bulletin contains all the details on the event centre, race locations and the courses on offer for you to get your entry in.
Entry is now open via Eventor and there’s Early Bird entry rates, for those quick off the mark, so jump to it!
For information on all upcoming MTBO, please visit

Volunteer Rewards Policy
Volunteers at QRA or Raid Adventures events who have contributed at least a full day to an event and have given up their opportunity to compete are offered a $50 credit towards entry in a QRA or Raid Adventures event of their choosing within the following 12 months. A list of people who have earned rewards is on the website. The reward can be claimed by ticking the appropriate box when entering an event. Rogaining around the world…
The 2019 WRC will be held in Spain later in July. 
The 2020 WRC will be held in the Sierra Nevada range in California. 
The IRF has recently decided that the 2022 WRC will be held in the Czech Republic.
From 2020 onwards, the World Rogaining Championships will be held every second year.

…and across Australia…
The classic 24hr rogaine is a very special event and travelling interstate for a rogaine is a great way to see more of Australia. Here are the dates for this year’s 24hr events:

10-11 August: WA 24hr Champs
24-25 August: Qld 24hr Champs
14-15 September: NSW 24hr Champs
12-13 October: Vic 24hr Champs
9-10 November: Australasian Champs in TassieSee if you can get along to at least one! A list of all upcoming interstate rogaines can be found at

Rogaining Stories
We’re always keen to hear from QRA members about your rogaining or other outdoor experiences. Please share your stories by posting on the wall of the official QRA Facebook page, and join the Adventure Racing and Rogaining Qld group. Don’t forget to ‘like’ our Facebook page. If you would like to share some news, send it to and we will post it. 

Hope to see you at a QRA event, soon.
Paul Guard
QRA Communications

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