Category Archives: Orienteering

Race report: Don’t Get Lost Raid the Hammer Adventure Race

Blame it on the fallen leaves! This year was to be my second time participating in the Don’t Get Lost Raid the Hammer Adventure Run, again with my teammates Rebecca and Alasdair. We arrived at Ancaster High School for the … Continue reading

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Race report: Don’t Get Lost Peak2Peak Adventure Run

After competing in the Ontario Orienteering Championships sprint and middle distance races on Saturday, October 28, I was up for one more race on the Sunday – the Don’t Get Lost Peak2Peak Adventure Run! This would be great preparation for … Continue reading

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Race report: Ontario Orienteering Championships 2017

On October 28 and 29, Don’t Get Lost hosted the Ontario Orienteering Championships – it would be my first time participating in them, and my daughter Ailish’s first real orienteering races! Also participating in the sprint, middle and long distance … Continue reading

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Race report: STAR Tracks Mountain Bike Adventure (orienteering race)

When I first discovered that mountain bike orienteering existed, I knew that I wanted to try a race – the problem was that I didn’t own a mountain bike! But this summer, I won one at the Subaru Bruce Peninsula … Continue reading

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Race report: Turkey Trot orienteering double header

On a sunny fall day with the temperature forecasted to reach 31 degrees Celsius, feeling like 40+ with the humidity, who wouldn’t want to run their very first orienteering double header?! I set out for Cambridge, Ontario, where the Toronto … Continue reading

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A first timer’s experience participating in the Canadian Orienteering Championships!

Ten months ago I attended my very first navigation clinic. This past weekend, I participated in the Canadian Orienteering Championships! Little secret here – you don’t need to qualify to participate! Regardless, I’ve gone from learning the absolute basics to … Continue reading

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12 Weeks of orienteering: a review of the Don’t Get Lost Next program for adults

When I read the description of the new Don’t Get Lost Next orienteering program for adults, I knew that I wanted to participate! Our brand new adult program takes the best parts of our Dontgetlost navigation clinics and our popular … Continue reading

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