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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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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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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: Don’t Get Lost Eliminator Adventure Run

Minutes before the Don’t Get Lost Eliminator Adventure Run was to begin, I received a dire warning from another racer: the trails are very tricky to navigate, and “I’ve been in tears before!” Yikes! I wasn’t surprised about the trails though … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing: Algonquin Outfitters guest post

Take a peek at my latest guest post on the Algonquin Outfitters blog – it’s about snowshoeing: backcountry camping by snowshoe, hiking, running, what to bring, and how to dress. It’s also got a little photo gallery! Follow me on Facebook: … Continue reading

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Race report: Don’t Get Lost Snowshoe Raid Adventure Run 2017

Within a span of 5 minutes during the Don’t Get Lost Snowshoe Raid Adventure Run, I narrowly avoided sliding off a cliff and into a valley, then nearly killed my teammate with a dead tree. Thankfully, we’re both still here … Continue reading

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