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March CBD-Gaine 2018

CBD-gaine - Melbourne CBD - Sunday 4th March 2018

Start 10:00 am      Finish 2:00 pm 

Thank you Tom, Kate and extended family for volunteering to Organise and Set this event as well as filling many of the other volunteer roles.

We will again kick off the year with a 4hr CBD-gaine from an inner city location yet to be announced.  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.  A perfect event for novices and good fun for those who have done it all before. For families all 100 point checkpoints will hopefully be placed at great playgrounds!!

No post event catering.  Plenty of nearby shops for your lunch and snacks.


Melbourne CBD and surrounds featuring gardens and park land.


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.  Our setters are looking for checkpoints at points of interest.  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.  Some checkpoints have

This event is for walking/running teams.  There is no cycling (Cyclogaine)    However using Public Transport is allowed.  Bring your myki as you must pay to use public transport.


Melway base map


The event will start and inner city park land.  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.  We recommend taking public transport to the start. Off-street parking is expensive and metered parking options tend to be limited to shorter parking periods.


Online Entry will open by mid January.   Late date will be later than other Rogaines.  Tuesday 27-Feb at 11:59pm and late entries will only be open for a day or two after that. 

Public Event Entry Fees are:   
Adults $15
Junior $10 (under 18) Juniors get free entry when in a team with an adult.
Entered before 11:59pm   27th February 2017,   Late fees apply if entering 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 start location will be available on the VRA home page from Tuesday 27th February.

Team lists included any outstanding payments will also be on the VRA home page from Tuesday 27th February.

Event Indemnity Form to be sign by all team members and handed in at Registration

Event Format:

8:30 am     Registration opens and maps issued.  Start planning your course.

9:45 am     Briefing - All competitors must attend

10:00 am   Start - Collect your score card from the clothes line at 10:00am 

2:00 pm    Finish

2:40pm     Results

Weather Cancellation Policy.  More information will be made available hear before entries open however the intention is to have a heat cancellation policy for this event rather than our normal Total Fire Ban Cancellation policy.     


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 the Late Date)
Ph:  TBA
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Posted Entries if Online Entry not possible
Post by Last Post (5pm) 23-February 2017
Download an Entry Form
Complete it, include a cheque and post to:
39 Sir Garnet Road
Surrey Hills  Vic  3127
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