Coming Events

Fri 29 Oct 6:00 pm
Summer Park Series #1
Elephant Park, Sale Street.

Sat 30 Oct 9:30 am
SOS 2 Term 4 West Pennant Hills
Beside Building A off Gentle Way at the southern end of the park.

Fri 5 Nov 6:00 pm
Goldseekers Summer Park Series #2
Botanic Gardens, Hill Street.

Sat 6 Nov 9:30 am
SOS 3 Term 4 - Collaroy
The Collaroy Centre

Sun 7 Nov 9:00 am
Central Coast Summer Series 1 - Avoca Beach
Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach.

Sun 7 Nov 4:00 pm
River and Bay Series #1 Botany
Sir Joseph Banks Park Oval
Sun 7 Nov 4:30 pm
Garingal Social Picnic with Courses
Artarmon Parklands Community Garden and Playground, Burra Rd, Artarmon (probably in the lower playground area)
Fri 12 Nov 6:00 pm
Goldseekers Summer Park Series #3
TAFE, Forest Road.
Sat 13 Nov 9:30 am
SOS Term 4 Event 4

Sun 14 Nov 9:30 am
Central Coast Summer Series 2 - Erina
Reserve between Owen Close and Stratford Park Drive, Erina.

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.

38th Annual NOSH race makes a splash

NOSH finishCrowds at finish of NOSH 2012











The Queen wasn't the only one determined to enjoy an event despite the weather this weekend.  357 runners and plenty of spectators braved the rain and slippery trails for the 38th Annual Great NOSH race, and managed to put in some impressive times despite the difficult conditions. 

Winner Jamie Stewart conquered the 15.2km undulating bush trail course in 66:14 with 2nd placed Timothy Stiel a mere 7 seconds behind and 3rd placed Richard Banks just squeezing under 67 minutes in 66:58. First woman home was Sian Walker in 76:28, with Garingal's Barbara Hill 2nd and Vanessa Garlick 3rd

Full results here


Easter 2014 - call out to course planners and controllers

In 2014  the Easter Carnival will be held in NSW, around the Lithgow/Mudgee area utilising maps made for the World Masters Championships in 2009.  The carnival will feature approx. 11 events spread over the Easter and Anzac weekends featuring the Australian 3 Day Championships, a Sprint Championships and New South Wales Long Championships.

ONSW wants to hear from course planners and controllers who are interested in being involved in one of the days during the Australian 3 days including the Friday events: Elite Prologue, Family relays and Public Prologue all run on Easter Friday.
Interested planners and controllers should send an Expression of Interest, including their preference for setting/controlling and a resume of their experiences to Rob Vincent   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the end of June 2012.


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