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.

Last Chance to Enter ACT Sprint Championships

Entries to the 2024 ACT Sprint Championships will close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 28 February. The Championships will be held at Amaroo Schools on Sunday 3 March. Further details are in the event information flyer.Enter here. There will be no entry on the day, late entry requests will not be accepted…
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Upcoming Learn to Orienteer Program

Want to Learn to Orienteer? Join our new program “Learn to Orienteer” run in terms 2 (May & June) and 4 (October & November). Learn to Orienteer is a national program and is aimed at anyone who wants to learn to orienteer. All ages are welcome – children, adults and parents. We will have seven…
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Sprint Map Out of Bounds Areas

Urban and park sprint maps include numerous uncrossable and out of bounds areas, this is a reminder that it is strictly forbidden to enter or cross these areas. These areas are often denoted by olive green sections (garden beds or private property), thick black lines (uncrossable walls and fences), or purple lines/hatching (temporary out of…
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Last Chance to Enter Autumn SC-ORE

Entries for the Autumn 2024 SC-ORE series close on Friday 1 March. SC-ORE is a participation focused team competition for girls and boys in years 3 to 6. Students from all Primary Schools and home-schooled students are welcome. The Autumn 2024 Series starts on 7 March and continues for four non-consecutive weeks: Students will need to…
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Mass-Start Night Race at Fadden Pines Twilight Event

Runners Shop Twilight Series #10 will be held at Fadden Pines on Wednesday 28 February. The usual very easy, easy, and moderate courses will be available as normal for individual starts between 5pm and 6:30pm.  In addition, night-time mass starts will also be held for the two moderate courses at 8pm. Moderate course runners can choose…
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