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Sat 15 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Northside - Belrose
access from the western end of Wyatt Ave, Belrose

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Sat 15 Jun 9:30 am
SOS Hawkesbury - Ropes Crossing
Wianamatta Regional Park (access from Mainwaring St, Ropes Crossing)

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Sun 16 Jun 9:00 am
Waggaroos Local event, CSU plus LTO training session.
Charles Sturt University Campus, Wagga.

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Sun 16 Jun 9:30 am
The 49th Great NOSH Footrace
Middle Harbour, Sydney. Australia’s longest running trail run. The original and best! 16km and 22km options.

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Sun 16 Jun 9:30 am
2024 Orienteering NSW Controllers Workshop
Sports House, Level 2, 8 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park.

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Sun 16 Jun 11:00 am
Laurieton Orienteering
The reserve between Peach Grove and Norman St, Laurieton.

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Sun 23 Jun 9:30 am
2024 Metro League #3 - Pennant Hills
Pennant Hills.

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Sun 23 Jun 9:30 am
NOY 5 - Abermain North
“Abermain North”. Scale 1:10 000 for all courses. 5m contours., Northwestern corner of Abermain (corner of Lismore & Albury Sts).

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Sun 23 Jun 10:00 am
Waggaroos - AWOC Interclub #3, Beechworth Gorge
Beechworth, Victoria.

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Sun 23 Jun 10:00 am
Gara Dam TSR
Gara River Rest Area.

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.


River and Bay Orienteering Series

The 7th and final round of the 2023 River Bay Series is on today - Sunday - December 3rd at Sir Joseph Banks Park, Mascot.
 
One of the interesting things about this park is that it was home to Australia’s first zoo. The site’s owner at the time, a timber merchant named William Beaumont, improved the hotel and created the ‘Pleasure Gardens’, which is a more scandalous and giggle-inducing name today than it would have been back then. The gardens included the private zoo.
As well as many animal statues there is a great playground as well as a traffic set up for littlies on their bikes or scooters plus a bbq or two.
The Botany Bay Gift was first held at Sir Joseph Banks Park in 1894, two years before the modern day Olympics, but was cancelled in the 1930s due to corruption before being revived by local business owners in the 1980s. Some of the world’s best runners including British athlete Lynford Christie took part in the race in the nineties, as did Olympic gold medallists Cathy Freeman and Nova Peris.
Details of the event can be found here:
 
More Info and History see webpage - Orienteering NSW - Sydney South (onsw.asn.au)
 
 
All coming events map click here