Event Details For:

Rocky Mountain State Games at Fox Run Regional Park (Colorado Springs)
Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Course Setter: Neal Barlow
Course Vetter: N / A
E-Punch Coordinator: Doug Berling
Meet Equipment: Doug Berling


  • General Information:

    Attention! Since RMOC is hosting this meet on behalf of the Rocky Mountain State Games, please note that the FEES, SCHEDULE, and COURSE / CLASS CATEGORIES for this event will be different from a typical RMOC local meet.

    Also -- the schedule on the RMSG page is incorrect for the registration times; this is the schedule we'll be following:

    9:30 am to 11:30 amRegistration & Starts.
    10:00 amBasic beginner instruction.
    2:30 pmAll courses close at 2:30 pm. (We'll start picking up control flags at 2:30 pm. Out of consideration for the meet volunteers, please check in and download at the Finish no later than 2:30 pm even if you haven't completed your course.)

    [RMSG Event Page]

  • Volunteers: Please add your name to the Volunteer Sign-up Sheet HERE if you can help before or after you complete your course. We need the usual roles to be filled: Set-up, Registration, Beginner Instruction, Starts, E-Punch Crew, and Control Pick-up.


  • Courses: This meet will offer standard Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced courses. You can find an explanation of the orienteering course color scheme at our FAQs page.

    - The Beginner courses (White and Yellow) will be suitable for Beginners of all ages -- kids, adults, families, etc.

    - Competitive participants must register and complete their course as an individual.

    - Recreational / non-competitive participants may register and complete their course as either an individual or a team. (Teams of just two or three people work better than large teams.)

    - Adults may register for a younger age group category if they want to run a course that's longer than the one designated for their actual age (e.g. a 35-year-old male can register for the M20+ category rather than M30+, in order to run Blue instead of Red).

    - Juniors may register for an older age group category if they want to run a course that's longer than the one designated for their actual age (e.g. a 14-year-old female can register for the F-19 category rather than F-15, in order to run Orange instead of Yellow).

    Final Course Details:

    Course Length Length (km) Climb (m) Competitive Age Groups
    Beginner White Very Short 2.2 70 F-12, M-12 (age 12 & under)
    Yellow Short 2.6 90 F-15, M-15 (age 15 & under)
    Intermediate Orange Medium 3.6 120 F-19, M-19 (age 19 & under)
    F60+, M70+
    Advanced Brown Short 2.3 60 F70+, F80+, F90+
    M80+, M90+
    Green Medium 4.6 150 F30+, F40+, F50+
    M50+, M60+
    Red* Long 7.6 270 F20+
    M30+, M40+
    Blue** Extra-Long 9.7 330 M20+

    *Red course = Orange + Green, with map exchange.
    **Blue course = Brown + Orange + Green, with map exchange.


  • Local Weather Forecast: NOAA.gov
  • Driving Directions:
    • From Interstate 25: Take exit 158, Baptist Road. Go east on Baptist Road; go south on Roller Coaster Road; go west on Stella Drive. Park entrance will be on the north side of Stella Drive.

    • Note: Parking is not allowed along the sides of the roads in the park -- only in the designated parking areas.

    • [Google Map]

    • [Park Website]

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