Organized orienteering activities are now all cancelled, however some training groups have now started - for small group training - contact coaching coordinator (under Contacts)
OSA will provide some tips here on orienteering in or from your home, as well as various activites you can do.
Scroll down to see these activities which include
- Outdoor orienteering
- DIY Permanent Courses
- MapRunF - mobile courses and events
- various maps of past courses
- Indoor Orienteering
- Minecraft events
- Running Wild
- Videos to watch to help you plan your training
At the moment the permanent or DIY courses are available (see video 1 below also), however before undertaking any activity please ensure you are up to date on the Dept. Of Health guidelines and follow all their requirements with respect to soclal distancing. Also please do not undertake unnecessary travel.
If you did not get to a Twilight Series or Sprint Series events - some course maps as PDFs can found on this page.
You can also try a "DIY" course on your phone - for this you need to install the MapRunF app on your phone and then follow these instructions.
As for the DIY courses this is an individual and not a group activity and as for the DIY courses please follow current Dept. Of Health guidelines.
MapRunF Events and Courses
1. West Parklands - as this is listed in the Eventor calendar- it has a nominal date of May 15th - but courses can be done anytime
2. Belair NP - 2 courses one in the park and one on the golf course, see Eventor calendar - event has a nominal date of May 22nd - but courses can be done anytime
For all mobile courses that are easily accessed with MapRunF app, and have PDFS available for download - go to the page on Mobile DIY Orienteering.
To access these courses, open MapRunF
- Choose select event
- Scroll though the list to South Australia and then choose either of the sub-folders listed and choose your course
MInecraft Orienteering - organised by SpurPosting
Did you enter the last virtual Minecraft event at Adelaide University? Well done to Angus Haines and his team who are organising this series. There were over 80 entries from all over the world . Best placed Australian was Jack Marshall who came 3rd The next one will be at 11am (UTC) on 23rd May. We when we will be travelling to Venice, Italy to compete among the islands and canals of the beautiful city. . To enter or find out more click here.
Southern Arrows in Sweden
Brett Wiehart has startred a new Facebook site - setting some orienteering challenges for us.
Orienteering Coaching Videos
Video 1 by Bridget Uppill (from our Facebook site)
Video 2 - Training Plan - see link below
Video 3 - Interval Training - various
Video 4- Activities you can do at home - see documents below
See the "Stay at Home 3 Days" Running Wild Events
Day 1 - Middle
Day 2 Long
Elite (requires at least 3 hot cross buns)
Master (coffee recommended)
Junior (best done with chocolate before and after)
Documents from video 4:
Activities from other Associations and Orienteering Sites
Puzzles from Scottish Orienteering - keep checking for updates
World of Orienteering - http://news.worldofo.com/ - follow their "Route to O Season" maps – including Day 9 which was a leg from the M20 course at JWOC 2007 – see Simon Uppill’s route
Click here Training_plans_to_keep_fit_and_active.pdf for link to training plans