Event staff

  • Meet director: Jackie Bonn
  • Course controller: Murray Foubister, Alan Vyse
  • Course planner: Magnus Johansson/Jackie Bonn
  • Assistants: David Bakker, Brian May, Abbi May, Brendan Matthews, Peter Gray


Saturday May 20

Middle 4 course SI C event

  • Location: Sabiston Creek map
  • Start: First start 11 am (self start)
  • Courses close at 1 pm

Middle Race

  • Location: Sabiston Creek map
  • Start: First start 2 pm
  • Courses close at 4 pm

Sunday, May 21:

Long Race

  • Location: Sabiston Creek map
  • Start: begin at 10am
  • Course closes at 2pm

Registration: You MUST register on-line

We prefer that you pay on-line but you can send a copy of your on-line entry with a cheque in Canadian funds to: Sage Orienteering Club c/o Alan Vyse, 2646 Valleyview Drive, Kamloops, BC, V2C 4E5. Our American friends can pay in cash when they arrive if they wish. Inquiries to the meet director at:


Early Registration Fee (Until May 10)

  • Full Weekend: $60 for adults, $32 for juniors
  • One Event: $25 for adults, $12 for juniors

Late Registration Fee (until May 19)

  • Full Weekend: $70 for adults, $35 for juniors
  • One Event: $30 for adults, $15 for juniors

On The Day Registration:

  • Limited on the day registration will be available for the late registration fee plus an additional $5 per event.

Electronic Timing:

SportIdent (SI) cards must be used, rentals are available for the price of $2 for the full weekend

Courses and classes: Orienteering Canada Standard Courses are being used for this event. See end of page for details.

Banquet: Outdoor barbecue and potluck to be held at community beach and concession stand in Savona. Burgers (vegetarian or meat will be available if desired).

Results: Available on the Sage website immediately after the event with the potential for live results at the race site.


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Child care: Child care will not be available, but we can accommodate. I have children :)

Food: Light refreshments will be available at the finish of the events.

Event Location:

The event centre is 12 km north of the junction of Sabiston Creek Road and Highway 1, a few hundred meters west of bridge that crosses the Thompson River at the west end of Kamloops Lake and about 2k from the west access to Savona and the access to Steelhead Provincial Park. The road is signposted to Tranquille, Red Lake, Criss Creek and Copper Creek. Turn North on the road. It is winding, steep and rough in places, and is likely to be dusty especially on the hairpin bends. Kilometer markers are attached to trees at 7km and beyond. Turn left onto the Smith Camp Road at 7.5 km and follow for 2km to the event centre. The Smith Camp Road is steep and has a single lane with passing places. The roads are both passable with a highway worthy vehicle.

Savona is the nearest community, east of the bridge and the Sabiston Creek road. The hamlet has a school, a gas station and small store, a licensed diner (Millers Crossing) beside the gas station, a pub, a community hall and a swimming beach and picnic area beside the hall. Savona is about 40 minutes from downtown Kamloops.

Map details:

  • Scale is 1:10,000 for all classes in all races with the exception of M21, W21, M17-20 and M35 who will use 1:15,000 in the long distance only
  • Contours: 5m
  • Mappers: Bryan Chubb 2010-2014; Alan Vyse 2013-14
  • Arena Elevation: 1200m
  • Safety bearing: use West to the Smith Camp road that runs along the west edge of the map from north to south

Course Setter's Notes:

The event will be held on the Sabiston Creek map just north of Savona which includes some beautiful open meadows with views down the Thompson Valley and a large area of some of the best detailed technical terrain in the province. The forest is open and very runnable. There are patches of dense vegetation but they do not dominate. Slopes are generally gradual.

There is one major road running north/south through the event map. There is almost no traffic. More traffic uses the Sabiston Creek Road which is at the south end of the event map. Cow trails are found throughout the map and are used as hand rails for the lower courses.

There may be cows on the map and there is a possibility of rattle snakes. Sources say that could be in grassland areas at this time of year. We recommend gaiters for all races.

LONG Event (tentative)
Courses1 2 3 4 5 67
Classes W12 M12 W13-14 M13-14 W15-16 M15-16 W75-79 M80+ W80+ W45-54 W55-64 M65-74



W17-20 W21-34 W35-44 M45-54 M55-64 M17-20 M21-34 M35-44
RWT for Long 30 30 50 45-50 45-50 60-70 80-90
Distance km2.
# of controls11911791115
Map scale1:100001:100001:100001:100001:100001:10000 1:10000
MIDDLE Event (tentative)
RWT for Middle 20 20 25 25 25-30 30-35 30-35
Distance km1.
# of controls9911791213
Map scale1: 100001: 100001: 100001: 100001: 100001: 100001: 10000

Kamloops Events

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