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, 03-Oct-22 :  ACT MapRun Street Series: Parkes, 29 Sept - 3 Oct  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Matt Doyle Wins ACT League 12 at Stringybark Hill

Pictured (L to R): Matt Doyle, Geoff Lawford, Jenny Bourne Matt Doyle demonstrated he is in good shape leading up to the Australian Championships starting in Victoria on 24 September with an outstanding run in the ACT League race on Stringybark Hill, Jerrabomberra, on Sunday. Doyle easily coped with the area’s steep hillsides, which are …

ACT MTBO Championships, 15-16 October

The 2022 ACT Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships are on 15-16 October.Bulletin one is now available. This year’s championships will feature two new MTBO maps (Jerrabomberra and Sutton Road Training Center), both prepared by Andrew Slattery, they are not to be missed! There will be three great events – Middle Champs, Sprint Champs and Long Champs, the course setters – Jim Anderson (S), …

Spring Women’s and Girls’ Training Wraps Up

Around 25 keen wild runners got into Spring Women’s and Girls training this season – a great turnout. The program was a little different to usual beginner training – we stayed well away from the compass and jumped deep into the map. Some sessions were worked in pairs while others needed some solo exploration. The …

Entries Extended for This Sunday’s Event at Stringybark Hill

UPDATE: Entries have been further extended to midday Friday 9 September This is your last chance to enter the final forest event before the Australian Championships. While on your run, see if you can spot the mountain bike in the tree, the house where the fairies live, the family of plastic ducks, the lookout seat, …

Junior League concludes for 2022

A chilly morning welcomed competitors at Mt Stranger for the final event of the 2022 Junior League.  A total of 115 juniors attended an event through the season with 42 athletes completing the seven events needed to qualify for the final scores. Scores for the 2022 can be found here. The closest of the dozen …

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