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Tue 23 Jul 7:30 pm
Orienteering NSW July Board Meeting

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Wed 24 Jul 4:00 pm
2024 Sydney MapRun #2 Putney
Putney Park Toilets (South), Pellisier Rd, Putney

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Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Northside - Arcadia
Vision Valley, 7 Vision Valley Rd, Arcadia

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Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Hills District - Baulkham Hills
Meet at 2nd Baulkham Hills Scout Hall, 25 Jasper Rd, Baulkham Hills
Sat 27 Jul 9:30 am
SOS Term 3 Season Pass

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Sat 27 Jul 10:00 am
Learn to Orienteer - Port Macquarie
Mackillop College Oval.

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Sat 27 Jul 2:00 pm
Jetty Foreshores Orienteering
Jetty Foreshores, Coffs Harbour

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Sun 28 Jul 9:30 am
2024 Metro League #4 - Clay Pan
Tristram Road Reserve, Ben Love Place, Beacon Hill

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Sun 28 Jul 9:30 am
NOY 6 - Belford National Park
“Belford National Park”. Scale 1:10 000. 5m contours. Remapped: Ian Dempsey 2015. Partial updates: Glenn Burgess 2023-24.

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Sun 28 Jul 10:00 am
Waggaroos - AWOC Interclub #5, Goombargana

What to Bring to an Event

Equipment that you might consider bringing along to an event includes the following:

For Beginners

For Regulars

Essentials

Optional Extras

* Comfortable exercise clothes

* Covered shoes with good grip

* Watch

Water

* Money for entry fee
* Sunscreen

* Whistle (for bush events) 

 

 

 

 

For mountain bike events:

* a bike in good working order

* an Australian Standards-approved helmet

* Hat

* Headband

* Compass

* Change of clothes

Food

 

 

 

 

 

 

For mountain bike events:

* pump

* repair kit

* spare tubes

* SportIdent stick

* Compass
Control description holder

* Orienteering top that will be cool, not absorb water and not tear easily

* Orienteering pants

* Gaiters

* Orienteering shoes

 

For mountain bike events:

* cycling shoes/cleats

* map board

 

To purchase orienteering equipment such as compasses, map boards, headlamps, orienteering shoes and SportIdent gear, Orienteering NSW recommends the following suppliers who provide some tremendous support to the sport in NSW:

Peter Shepherd (0419 610 797 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Colin Price at aussieogear (0415 210 339 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ralph Koch at OSOA (03 9714 8540 or 0419 577 514 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

For running shoes and clothing, Orienteering NSW recommends PACE Athletic (formerly Northside Runners):

Phone - 02 8065 3583 (Crows Nest), 02 8964 8871 (Manly), 02 9960 7986 (Mosman), 02 9555 9845 (Rozelle), 02 9380 4702 (Kings Cross). 

ONSW members receive 10% of RRP on shoes. Purchases will be happily mailed to members.