Tag Archives: Orienteering

Race report: Storm the Trent Trek Long Course Race 2018

Some people might think we’re crazy, but minutes before the Storm the Trent Trek Long Course Race was to begin was the first time my racing partner Rebecca and I had been in a canoe since last August, a full … 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: Don’t Get Lost Snowshoe Raid (orienteering race) 2018

With an 80 cm base of snow in the Blue Mountain area a few days before the Don’t Get Lost Snowshoe Raid was set to be held, it looked like we were in store for perfect snowshoeing conditions! And then, … Continue reading

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Race report: Raid the Ham 2017

I don’t think I’ve ever paid so much attention to outdoor Christmas decorations in my life! On a Thursday night in December at -9 degrees Celsius (feeling colder with the wind) I set out with my daughter and our friends … Continue reading

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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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