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, 11-Oct-23 :  ACT Learn to Orienteer, Week 1 and Registration  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

Beginners Welcome at ACT MTBO Championships 14-15 October 2023

All orienteers are warmly welcomed to try MTB Orienteering in Canberra on 14-15th October! Experience more of Canberra and nearby reserves with a map on a bike! Two new MTBO maps have been prepared for the Championships – The Pinnacle reserve for Sprint Champs and the Cotter Pines map for the Middle Champs, along with …

ACT Riders Excel at Australian MTBO Championships

Australian MTBO Championships 2023 in QLD are over! The main event of Australian MTBO – the Australian MTBO Championships 2023 took place from 8-10 September in Queensland. The small but fast and furious team of 7 ACT MTBO athletes – Ann Ingwersen, Frank Ingwersen, Cathy Hogg, Fedor Iskhakov, Marina Iskhakova, Ariadna and Veronika, took part …

A Reminder on Event Safety

At the recent ACT Middle Distance Championships we were reminded that not everything always goes to plan. We had two search and rescue missions – one injured runner and one who got lost. Both were eventually found and returned safely to the assembly area, but both were cold and tired. While these occasions are rare, there …

Blue Lightning Super Sprints – This Saturday

The Blue Lightning junior development squad will be organising and hosting a special event at Haig Park on this Saturday 2 September. It will be a series of three short, sharp sprints followed by a sprint final. Come along – it will be a lot of fun. The event will raise funds for juniors heading over …

Picaree Hill Entries Closing

Entries for the seventh event of the 2023 ACT League to be held at Picaree Hill this Sunday will close at 11:59pm tomorrow, Wednesday 30 August. Enter on Eventor here. Please note that enter on the day is not available and late entries will not be accepted. Courses A full range of courses are available, …

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