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: Sunday, 04-Dec-22 :  ACT Summer Short Course Series #1, John Knight Park  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

ACT Training Camp, 10-12 December, Braidwood

If you’re heading to Tasmania for Oceania, try a bit of training mania! Last chance to register for this camp, entries close Wednesday 7 December. Those feeling frustrated going around in circles looking for controls? Those wondering what’s going on in heads and legs that bound past like a kangaroo? Its training you need! 10-12 …

Summer Short Course Series Starts This Sunday

The 2022-23 Summer Short Course Series starts this Sunday, 4 December 2022 at John Knight Park. You can enter via the Season Pass or the to individual event. We have a fantastic program coming up: Sun, 4 Dec John Knight Park Sun, 11 Dec Kingston Foreshore Sun, 18 Dec University of Canberra Sun, 15 Jan …

Martin Dent Surges to the Lead

Photos from left: Martin Dent, David Stocks, Paul de Jongh Martin Dent surged through the long grass at Mt Majura to record the fastest time of 32 min 12 sec for the 5.8 km Moderate 1 course, which with his age/gender handicap factor 0.9100 converted to a km rate of 5 min 02.60 sec, the …

Your MPIO (Member Protection Information Officer) – Valerie Barker

The well-being of every member of a sport organisation is integral to the future of sport. Member Protection involves the implementation of practices to protect all members of a sporting organisation, association and club from discrimination, vilification, abuse and other forms of inappropriate behaviour. Member Protection Information Officers (MPIO) play an important and positive role …

Juniors On Top At Mt Rogers

Photos from left: Owen Radajewski, David Stocks, Martin Dent The fifth event in the 2022-23 Runners Shop Twilight Series was difficult for course planner Cath Chalmers and competitors alike. Apart from the extremely long grass, a product of the prolonged periods of rain, making running difficult, the grass also concealed many features, including tracks. The …

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