Category Archives: Orienteering

Race report: Raid the City 2018 (brand new urban orienteering race)

This year Don’t Get Lost added a new race to their calendar, Raid the City, a 3-hour urban orienteering race with a twist in the city of Hamilton! Here’s how it differed from other orienteering races: Just like in other … Continue reading

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Race report: RockstAR Adventure Race (or, finding checkpoints by SUP, inner tube, and more!)

Having heard great things about Storm Racing’s RockstAR Adventure Race, my teammate Rebecca and I were keen to try it! We would have 4 hours to find as many checkpoints as we could, using bikes, canoes, and our own two … Continue reading

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Race report: Cambridge Urban Adventure Race

The Cambridge Urban Adventure Race put on by the Stars Orienteering Club is a great example of a race that almost anyone could do, even families with kids! It was set in Hespeler, part of Cambridge, and no compass was … Continue reading

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Race report: Don’t Get Lost Knockout Adventure Run

“Did you meet a vampire out there?” I was asked at the end of the race. You can never predict what’s going to happen when you’re out in the woods orienteering! The Don’t Get Lost Knockout Adventure Run in Stoney … Continue reading

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Race report: O-Cup orienteering race at Rockwood Conservation Area

When I first starting orienteering in the fall of 2016, the thought of getting to look at the map just a few minutes before a race was terrifying! Now, it’s not such a big deal. For the O-Cup race at … Continue reading

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Race report: Stars W.A.R. (Winter Adventure Race) – snowshoe orienteering race

Picture this: You’re standing in the forest with a steep downhill in front of you, the ground is snow-covered, there are trees all over the place, you are wearing snowshoes, and you need to get to the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Race report: O-Cup at the University of Toronto Erindale Campus (orienteering race)

When I set out for the Erindale Campus of the University of Toronto for an O-Cup race, I had no idea that I may head for home potentially needing a haircut! This race, hosted by the Toronto Orienteering Club, was … Continue reading

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