Category Archives: Orienteering

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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Race report: Don’t Get Lost Jungle Run Orienteering Race

“What happened to your legs?” This is a common question I get after orienteering events! Sunday’s Don’t Get Lost Jungle Run at Mount Nemo Scout Camp in Burlington was no exception. This was also the site of the Spring ARK … Continue reading

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Race report: Christian Pole Dancing (Urban Orienteering in Dundas)

For my very first experience orienteering in an urban environment, I got to run through the streets of my childhood hometown, Dundas – how fun is that?! This event was organized as a fundraiser for Christian, one of the Don’t … Continue reading

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A newbie orienteer, and an interview with Orienteering Canada

Recently I was approached by Orienteering Canada, who was interested in interviewing me as a newbie orienteer and blogger of my orienteering* adventures. [* Orienteering is “a competitive or noncompetitive recreational activity in which participants use a map and compass … Continue reading

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Race report: Don’t Get Lost Raid the Rib Orienteering Race

It’s amazing how one wrong turn can change everything! Saturday was to be my 2nd time doing an orienteering race with Alasdair and our friend Rebecca, after last fall’s Raid the Hammer. We arrived at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area in Jordan, … Continue reading

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Race report: UKR Gators O-Cup 2017 (or, introducing a friend to the sport of orienteering)

“Are things always this heated?” That’s what my friend Kristin asked at the start line of her very first orienteering race. We were gathered in a small crowd of about 30 people, many of whom were confused about the rules … Continue reading

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Race report: Stars W.A.R. snowshoe orienteering race

Looking back now at the jumble of highlighting on my race map, I should have known how this race was going to go! This was to be our first time participating in a STARS Orienteering Club race, and our second … Continue reading

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