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: Monday, 24-Jan-22 :  ACT MapRun Street Series: Amaroo, 22-24 Jan  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

2022 Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics – Bulletin 1

Entries for the 2022 Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics, which are National League and ACT League events, and which will be staged over the weekend of 2-3 April 2022, are now open. Wildfire Sports Sponsorship Wildfire Sports will sponsor the 2022 NOL season. Sponsorship details will be provided at a later date. SportIdent Air+ (SIAC) All …

ACT Government Continues Sponsorship of CBR Cockatoos

Photos. Top (L to R) Grace Crane*, Matt Doyle, Tara Melhuish             Bottom (L to R) Matt Crane*, Shannon Jones, Patrick Miller*             * Photos by Tom de Jongh Orienteering ACT was pleased to receive advice from Sport & Rec ACT the CBR Cockatoos would receive an …

Grace Crane Upstages Men Racing Around Red Hill

Photos from left: Grace Crane, David Stocks and Toni Brown Canberra Cockatoos women’s captain, Grace Crane, surprised pundits with a strong win in the seventh race in the 2021-22 Twilight Series held on Wednesday evening on the upper slopes of Red Hill. Her physically-challenging 4.9 km course was expected to favour the male competitors, but …

Hayden Dent Second Win in 2021-22 Series

Photos from left: Hayden Dent, Matthew Crane, David Stocks After missing a control at Mt Ainslie two weeks ago and not being at Campbell Park last week, Hayden Dent bounced back to win his second event in the 2021-22 Runners Shop Twilight Series, and record his third win this year. His remarkable successes are similar …

Focus on Girls Training Starts Thursday

Moderate/Advanced Level Girls Training, Thursday 16 Dec to Saturday 18 Dec This training for girls who are currently orienteering at a Moderate or Hard level, or those who are regularly doing Easy level but intend to progress to Moderate in 2022. Girls must be high school age (2022), so 12 years or above. Girls must …

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