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: Saturday, 08-May-21 :  ACT Metro Series: Junior League #2, Remembrance Park  [Directions by Apple Maps, Google Maps]

MTBO Series #2 at Bruce Ridge, 23 May

MTBO Series #2 at Bruce Ridge, 23 May

The second event of 2021 ACT MTB Orienteering Series will kick off on Sunday 23th May, starting 10am at the ever-stimulating Bruce Ridge, with the Assembly area adjacent to Alivio Park (+enjoy a coffee from Alivio Cafe). The new Course Setter of ACT MTBO Series#2 is experienced mtboer and foot-orienteer, Andrew Cheffers. Starts will be …
Significant Events in ACT Orienteering History No. 2: The 1980s

Significant Events in ACT Orienteering History No. 2: The 1980s

This is the second in a series of articles prepared by David Hogg summarising significant events in ACT orienteering history in the lead up to the 50th Anniversary of orienteering in the ACT. The first article, outlining significant events in the 1970s, can be found here. A 50th Anniversary event will be conducted as part …
Coaching and Training – the (Not So) Secret to Success!

Coaching and Training – the (Not So) Secret to Success!

The Family Training Camp ran 2nd to 11th April 2021 at the Canobolas Scout Camp, Orange. It was organised by Toni Brown from Bushflyers Orienteering Club in Canberra, and Helen O’Callaghan from Bush ‘n’ Beach Orienteering Club in Coffs Harbour. There were people from NSW, ACT and even SA who were there and participated in …
Eoin Rothery Conquers Mt Clear

Eoin Rothery Conquers Mt Clear

Pictured from left, Eoin Rothery, David Stocks, Grace CraneThe return to Mt Clear, after a long absence from the area, was a tough challenge for most of the 110 competitors on the Hard and Moderate courses, with the fallen timber, and thick, tall grass and thistles, coupled with the steepness of some of the terrain, …
Metro Series Starts Saturday – Get Your Season Pass Today

Metro Series Starts Saturday – Get Your Season Pass Today

The 2021 Metro Series will kick-off this Saturday 1 May at Weston Park. Metro Series Season Pass There’s still time to get a Metro Series season pass, with entry to all 14 events in the series for the price of only 7! Season pass holders also save time by not needing to complete a registration card …

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