Contact: Angelica Riley
Wednesday, June 20, 2001
The training event at Lake Elizabeth will be offered to anyone (including newbees).
This training will include the following courses:
Starts: 5:30-6:00 p.m.
- White, 7 controls (3.6 km) - the course was offered at the regular orienteering meet in 1999
- Long Yellow, 17 controls (6.0 km) - the course was offered at the regular orienteering meet in 2000
- Long Orange/White combination (9.6 km), with map exchange - for those who want to run more
Cost: $2 per map
From I-880 in Fremont: Exit at Stevenson Blvd. and head East (away from the
bay). After about 3 miles, turn right at a major, signaled intersection onto
Paseo Padre. After turning right on Paseo Padre, make the 3rd left turn into
the park at the sign for Swimming. Do NOT take the 1st left at the sign for
Boating/Skate Park NOR the 2nd left at the sign for Community Center. After
turning into the swimming area lot, you will be forced to curve right, after
which you will want to drive all the way around to the end of the lot, turning
left to curve around to the back of the fenced-off swimming area. From the end
of this lot, look North toward the lake for picnic tables.
From I-680 in Fremont: Exit at Washington and turn left. Go about 1/4 mile to
Paseo Padre and turn left at the signal there. Go about 3 miles. After passing
two sets of train tracks, take the next possible right into a parking lot. Go
straight ahead to the end. Park and look north for nearby picnic tables and
After training socializing
Pizzeria Uno on Mowry Ave.
Directions from the park: Take Paseo Padre Pwy. North
for about 1 mile and turn left on Mowry Ave. Go a
few blocks; Pizzeria Uno is on your left.