Night MTBO. McLeans Island

Saturday 12 August 2023
McLeans Island
Event Type:
MTB orienteering
Jocelyn Thrower

Mountain bike orienteering at night on the McLeans Island map. The event will be a 90 minute score (rogaine) event.

There will be a small number of MTBO map boards available for hire at $5 each, ask at registration.


Pre-entries are preferred for all PAPO events. Member rates will apply to pre-entries.
Entries will open approx 2 weeks prior to the event.
Pre-entries close: Thurs 12th August
Any queries on the entry system, please email

Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.


The event will be a 90 minute score (rogaine) event.
If you do not want to be out for that long you are welcome to return to the finish earlier.


Costs: Standard PAPO costs apply see
Costs for non-member family entries & teams entries: Due to limitations with the entry system, the maximums for non-member families and teams may not be correctly applied. If the total amount calculated by the entry system is more than the maximum stated here, please choose the Bank Transfer option and pay the maximum shown. Please email if you have done this.


Credit card payments can be made from the entry system (EnterO). For bank transfers, please credit the PAPO bank account: 03-0823-04259310-00. Please reference your surname and "NIGHTMTBO"
VIP points: If you want to use a VIP card to pay, please mark this with "NIGHTMTBO" and choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Bring your VIP card to the event to have it clipped at registration.
Helpers on the day: If you are helping out with the event and will take a free run, please choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Forward your email confirmation to with a note that you part of the team helping to put the event on.

Any other entry queries: Please email

Travel and Parking

McLeans Island road from SH1 just north of he airport. Follow signs to McLeans Island Recreation Area.
Parking: Main carpark at McLeans Recreation Area.
Start location: Adjacent to parking.

Event timetable:

Registration: 5.30pm
Score/Rogaine course: Starts between 6.00pm and 6.30pm (10 minutes planning time, first maps issued at 5.50pm). All riders must start by 6.30pm.
Finish time. 90 mins after your start time. Penalty points (20 points per minute) for anyone more than 90 minutes. All points lost for anyone more than 15 minutes late.
Course closure: All finishers should be back by 8:00pm, full course closure at 8:15pm (gates close to public at 22:00).

Electronic Punching: SI Air+ will be turned on for this event, bring your SI Air card if you have one. For those without an SI Air card (and anyone hiring a SI card) punch in the usual manner.


Sorry no dogs permitted.