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.

Hayden Dent Upstages His Dad

Hayden Dent Upstages His Dad

Martin Dent may have been a clear winner of the 2020-21 Runners Shop Twilight Series, but his 11-year-old son Hayden was equally a clear winner of final race in the Series, to be by far the youngest-ever winner of a Twilight Series race. He sped around the 3.3 km Moderate 2 course, sometimes encountering grass …
Enter Now for ACT League Opener

Enter Now for ACT League Opener

The first event of 2021¬†ACT League will be hosted by Orienteering NSW at Wattle Ridge, near Mittagong, on Sunday 21 March. This will be a combined NSW State League and ACT League event, so there is sure to be plenty of competition. From the organisers: “This is the best sandstone map in Australia, everything is …
Big Turnout for MTBO #1

Big Turnout for MTBO #1

More than 70 keen mountain bike orienteers, both advanced orienteers and beginners, came together to start the 2021 ACT MTBO Season at Majura Pines on Sunday. This was the first ever event in Australia to utilise the new world-standard SI-Air 1.5m range system! Elite rider Michael Reed commented: “The long range SI-Air system is awesome …
One Second Covers Top Four

One Second Covers Top Four

Photo: L to R: Shannon Jones, Ewan Shingler, Martin Dent Only 1.08 seconds covers the top four placings in event #14 Runners Shop Twilight Series on Red Hill on Wednesday. All the top scoring competitors ran the 5.0 km Moderate 1 course. Ryan Stocks was fastest in 31 min 02sec, followed in quick order by …
2021 Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics – Bulletin 1

2021 Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics – Bulletin 1

The Wildfire Sports Autumn Classics, which are National League, NSW State League and ACT League events, will be staged over the weekend of 15-16 May 2021. Wildfire Sports Sponsorship Prizes Wildfire Sports as the sponsor of the 2021 NOL season are offering prizes to the four season winners of the individual NOL competition on Saturday.Prizes …

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