Permanent courses allow you to print your own map and do an orienteering course in your own time. We have a number of permanent courses in Canberra and courses to suit all ages an abilities.

MapRun is an Android/iOS orienteering app that provides GPS based punching and timing for courses. There are plenty of courses to try and you can compare your time to others.

NEXT EVENT: Wednesday, 02-Dec-20 :  ACT Runners Shop Twilight Series #7: Campbell Park  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Matt Crane’s Fourth Wehner Cup Victory

Matt Crane’s Fourth Wehner Cup Victory

Matt Crane clinched his fourth Wehner Cup (his third in succession) with a win and four seconds from five starts in the 2020 ACT League. He accrued 497 points from his best four scores from six events. His previous victory was in 2012. The top 10 competitors were: 497 Matthew Crane AO A 489 Ryan …
Contributions and Achievements Recognised

Contributions and Achievements Recognised

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Orienteering ACT Board to develop a different structure for the Annual Awards for 2020, to fit within ACT Health’s guidelines for a COVID-safe function. The venue was the Kambah Woolshed and the timing was changed to late-morning after the Second Sprint Series event # 8 on a new map of …
David Stocks Scores First 125-Pointer This Series

David Stocks Scores First 125-Pointer This Series

David Stocks scored his first 125-pointer in the 2020-21 Runners Shop Twilight Series, in event 6 at Stromlo Forest Park on Wednesday, from series leader Martin Dent and Cath Chalmers, in her best result this Series. The full results are here and the splits by course on Winsplits are here. The top ten on corrected …
Thankyou OACT Council and Stalwart Members

Thankyou OACT Council and Stalwart Members

The OACT Council was established in 1993. Last night it held its 83rd and final meeting as Orienteering ACT decided in Special General Meeting (SGM) to amend its constitution to establish the OACT Board as a single level of governance for the association. Thankyou to everyone who has served on the Council over the years, …
Strong Field Makes for Competitive MTBO Champs

Strong Field Makes for Competitive MTBO Champs

After a tough negotiation with the weather gods, the weekend for the 2020 ACT Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships was appointed. 70 MTBOers from four states – ACT, NSW, QLD and WA, took part in at least one of the three races over an intense and exciting MTBO weekend. Cath Chalmers, Jim Anderson and Fedor Iskhakov’ courses …

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