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 2017-2018 Calendar import file for your device (csv format) NOTE DATES CORRECTED FOR 2018 EVENTS

Summer Fixture 2017-2018 Brochure - download the full colour printed brochure for the 2017-18 Summer Series

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

Day  Series Home Page / News
Next Event / Fixture
Latest Results
Overall Results
Monday
 Southern Summer
Next Event
Results
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Tuesday
 Western Sunset (1)
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   Western Sunset (2)
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Wednesday
 Eastern Summer
Next Event
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   Macedon Ranges Summer
First Event 29Nov17
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Thursday
 Northern Summer
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   Geelong Summer
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Saturday
 Surf Coast (Jan 2018)
First Event 6Jan18
Results
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TMC & MEFTY

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 2017-March 2018. You can refine your search by using the Advanced Search function, and entering the name of series, e.g. Western.


Official O time and current Melbourne weather forecast

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Park and Street - Latest News

Camelot Rise

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Congratulations to Newbury Navigators, who notched up their 750th event - a remarkable achievement by the guys!  It won't be too long before they come Legends - can't wait.

Every time we start on Weeden Drive I vow "I am NOT going up the hill. I dont care how many points there are!"  I stuck to my vow this time, at least at the start.  OK I confess, I couldnt resist getting no 20 right at the end, and the downhill finish was worth the climb!  Lauris set quite a long course, with only 8 runners managing to get all 20.  For us tortoises, it paid to pick out the high ones and not take too much notice of anything else.  You had to think hard about deviating for anything less than 4 or 5 points.

On A course, Bryan was first back with 70 points, followed by Tim, Ian, Steven and Colin.  Bruce had his first win on B with 57 points, ahead of Nick, Tim, Ian and Peter D. Len also scored 57 points on PW, ahead of Dave, The Girls, Geoff and Michael.

We're getting down to the pointy end, after 11 weeks, and overall results are starting to take shape as more and more competitors drop their low scores.  You need to have done at least 4 events by now to figure in the final standings.  A1 sees a narrow lead of 2 points for Ian over Paul, with Tim breathing down their necks and Bryan in contention.  Andrew is leading A2 from Rick and Hugh, with Vic a mere 2 points out of the top three; Phil has the best average but is a couple of events behind the pack. Arthur is in a comfortable position on A3, ahead of Roger and Ken; Lauris and Ray look the most likely to move into contention as they complete 8 events.  Dale has things under control on A4, where she leads Margi, Richard and Nicole who are all only a handful of points apart.

On B1, Ian is one point away from a perfect score. Nick is fending off a challenge from Bruce, and don't discount Tim and Jay.  Peter M is on top of B2, Reg is second, and Greg is one point ahead of Pete for third. Graham and Jenny could cause upsets if they notch up 8 events.  B3 looks like a 2 way contest between me and Peter K.  

Dave is another who only needs one more win to have the magic 800 points for the series, on PW1. Len is second and Robert third, with Ros and Mark right up there.  Kay has a solid lead on PW2 with Barry and Bernie in the top three, but Helen is a real danger with a high average.  PW3 is led by Ian S, well clear of Noel and Pat, and those three don't look like giving up their positions.  Mike leads PW4, ahead of Henk and Di who are tied - they'll have to work that out between them! Suzanne could see herself with a top three placing after 2 more events.

See you next Wednesday at Greythorn.


Park and Street Recent News
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Waverley Parklands Sunday, 19 November 2017
Hilly Heidelberg Monday, 13 November 2017
Ruffey Lake Friday, 10 November 2017
Blackburn North Monday, 6 November 2017
CHANGED START LOCATION - Heidelberg Central, Thursday November 9 Friday, 3 November 2017
Dandenong Creek Thursday, 26 October 2017
Summer Series Gets Underway Friday, 20 October 2017
Bundoora Parklands Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Tally Ho Friday, 6 October 2017

 

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