Space Racing

Mel Symons

Date: 29th March 2015

Episode: 8

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At Sydney Olympic Park there’s an activity that’s out of this world – Space Racing! It’s a fun run meets treasure hunt. You’ll become an orienteer when you use their specially designed map to find as many checkpoints as you can in 45 minutes. Make sure you mark your find using your electronic pen-like device so you can see your results. Test yourself or race in a pair. Whether your best trait is brain or brawn you’ve got a chance to win and you’ll definitely have fun. Kids – bring your parents to play for free! It’s one of over 50 activities with Kids in the park. There’s something on every day in the school holidays at Sydney Olympic Park and there are loads of free and good-value options.

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Space Racing

Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park 2127

Ph: 0416 040 135

$13 pp   

Prices correct as at 29/03/15

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