Park and Street Orienteering

More Fun Than the Same Old Run

Bored with running the same old block? Tired of trudging on the treadmill? Looking for a new way to give your brain and body a boost? Want to see new places and meet new faces?

Park and Street Orienteering provides the perfect combination of mental and physical exercise. You do not need a compass or any special map reading ability. However, it will test your thinking while giving you a great workout in a friendly, safe, outdoor environment.   Events are held all over Melbourne, all year round.

Our events welcome people of all ages and abilities, and accommodate everyone from the elite sports person to those looking for a good walk to help stay in shape.

Families and friends can participate in groups or individually.  Groups such as schools, scouts, sports or social clubs are very welcome - but please contact us at least a week prior to the event, so we can make sure enough maps are printed.

Printed programs covering all of Melbourne are available at most events. Further information is also available on this website: Want to learn more? Click here

Coming Events and Current Results

Summer Fixture PDA 20162017  NEW!! Calendar import file for your device (csv format)

Summer 2016-2017 Brochure  NEW!! pdf version of printed fixture (2 Mb download)

Setting a course soon?  Don't forget you can find all the information and guidance you need for setting your course here.

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First Event 3 Jan 17
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All Melbourne and Geelong Park and Street winter and summer events are now loaded onto Eventor.  You do not need to be registered or logged in to view and export from the Eventor calendar.  You can also find all Park and Street events directly from Eventor by clicking on the Discipline dropdown box and selecting Park/Street Orienteering, and the Location dropdown box and selecting Orienteering Victoria. Make sure you select the full date range for the season, i.e. October 2015-March 2016. You can refine your search by using the Advanced Search function, and entering the name of series, e.g. Western.

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Park and Street - Latest News

Summer Series In Full Swing

Saturday, 3 December 2016

It's December - that means summer has arrived!  While weekend orienteering takes a break until February, there is plenty of navigational fun during the week to keep your body and brain fit and active for the next couple of months.

Park and Street orienteering events are on four nights a week all over Melbourne, as well as in Geelong and Macedon.  There's sure to be an event near you!  Select from several running options (distances vary from approx 3-10 kms), or a 1 hour Power Walkers course. Each course is different, and you choose your own pace.  Groups are always very welcome.

No need to pre-register, just check the fixture, and arrive between 6.30-6.45pm to be ready for a mass start at 7pm.  You don't need a compass, just a pair of running shoes and comfortable clothes, and a drink on warmer nights.  You should also wear a watch or carry a phone so that you return by cut-off time.

On Saturday mornings we have informal map runs - no scoring, just a fun group run or walk with a map, and coffee/brunch afterwards.  Check the Saturday page each Friday evening for updates.

Want more information to help you get started on a course to fitness and fun? Click here.

Park and Street Recent News
Summer Series In Full Swing Saturday, 3 December 2016
Mont Albert Saturday, 3 December 2016
Ringwood Wilds Sunday, 13 November 2016
Coaching with the Flying Finns November 19 and 20 Sunday, 13 November 2016
Waverley Woods Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Forest Chase Sunday, 6 November 2016
Highbury Hill Sunday, 30 October 2016
Belmore Parklands Friday, 21 October 2016
Rowville Lakes Is Winter Finale Saturday, 15 October 2016
Happy Birthday to Us Sunday, 9 October 2016
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