NAV FOR NEWBS
NAV FOR NEWBS is a 6 week introductory adventure running program for adults.
The focus of this program is to have participants learn and implement the basics of navigation, providing all of the introductory skills needed to take part in an adventure run (Raids or some solo adventure races).
NAV FOR NEWBS will begin mid January and will start with introducing the basics of map reading and navigation and will, over 6 weeks, provide the building blocks for participants to confidently take part in an end of season race
SEASON SCHEDULED THEMES
Week 1: Introducing the map & map features. Map orientation
Week 2: Introducing the compass, map folding techniques and route choice
Week 3: Introducing contours
Week 4: Knowing what's important on the map
Week 5: Getting unlost
Week 6: What's next; race preparation
END OF SEASON RACE IN MARCH (RACE FEE INCLUDED IN PRICE)
Each session will be 2 hours and will be hosted by a number of guest leaders with extensive knowledge related to adventure running and the sport of orienteering.
Sessions will take place on Sunday mornings at 10am and will have some discussion on the weeks topic prior to running a course. Pre-session notes will be sent out a week prior to the Sunday session to allow participants to understand the weeks topic.
REGISTRATION AND FEES
Credit card and online fees not included
NOTE: If you have volunteered for ARK or ART in 2023, a discount code will be provided for this program.
Contact Jay Thompson for more details.
In the event a registered participant is unable to participate in Nav for Newbs
up to one week before season start we will refund 95% of the registration fee
from one week before start and the season start we will refund 50% of the registration fee
After the season start, no refund will be provided.
2500 Kerns Rd, Burlington, ON L7P 1P8
Early Bird (until December 1st)
Normal (until January 10th)
Late (After January 10th)