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Sun 3 Jul 8:00 am
2022 Sydney Metropolitan Turkey Trot
George Bell Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill

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Sun 3 Jul 9:30 am
“The Range” (Killingworth) - “Contours & Compass” training event
“The Range” (Killingworth)

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Sun 3 Jul 10:00 am
Interclub #5 - Albury-Wodonga
Goombargana
Sun 3 Jul 10:00 am
2022 Bush Series #5 Orange Botanic Gardens
Orange Botanic Gardens, Hill Street, Orange

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Wed 6 Jul 1:00 pm
Orienteering NSW Junior Training Camp
Bonny Hills, Port Macquarie.

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Sat 9 Jul 1:00 pm
2022 NSW State League #10
Mackillop College, Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie.

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Sun 10 Jul 9:30 am
2022 NSW State League #11
Broken Bago State Forest, Tallowwood Ave, Wauchope.
Wed 13 Jul 5:30 pm
Moonlight Madness #3
Shrimptons Creek

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Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Leichhardt ultrasprint
Pioneers Memorial Park, Norton Street, Leichhardt
Sun 17 Jul 9:30 am
Newcastle Bush 2022 OY #5
Red Gum Ridges.

Welcome to Orienteering NSW

Orienteering is a sport that challenges both the body and the mind. It's also loads of fun!

The aim is to use a special orienteering map to navigate your way around a course and visit marked check points along the way. You choose a course that suits your age and experience and proceed at your own pace: walk, jog or run. It is a race but you decide if you want to just race yourself or be the next world champion! The course may take you through urban areas, parks, schools, farmland or forests.

Events are conducted weekly across NSW and beginners are welcome at all events.

New to orienteering? Click here for more information.

Want to enter an event? You can see what's on by looking at the Coming Events at left or by going to the Event Calendar. Some events are enter on the day - you just turn up and register at the start. Other events require pre-entry and for that you need to know about (and register with) Eventor - read the Eventor FAQ.


Welcome back Ourimbah!

Our 2022 State League began under leaden skies on Saturday afternoon with the NSW Sprint Champs at Ourimbah, our first visit there for a decade.

This satellite campus of Newcastle uni offers a fairly straightforward northern half but a southern section with an intricate path network and lots of garden beds that are out of bounds.

Several competitors lost time in this part where the key was to navigate by the buildings rather than try to pick the optimal path.

The event also heralded our first look at the new multi-level running symbol - used for two creek crossings mid-map.

Wins that stood out were by Justine de Remy (W12A), Nick Stanley (M16A), Marguerite O'Rourke (W45A), and Barbara Hill (W55A) who won by just two seconds over Paula Shingler.

Meanwhile, Matt Bell (Hastings) earned our newest club's first NSW champs placing with a third in M40A.

Well done too to two rookies from our hosts Central Coast - Linda Salway (2nd in W65AS) and Deborah Dickson (3rd in W60A)  

A big thank you to setter Nick Dent, controller Hilary Wood, organiser Colin Price, all the helpers from Central Coast, and the landowners.
A second thanks to Nick for providing immediate post-race analysis on some of the key legs.
 
Results, splits, Livelox links are on our State League page.