Although it was a wet ‘n rainy Orienteering Schools League Final at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, the event went smoothly and good times were posted by the selected participants, even in the light drizzle and rain.
At today’s OSL event at Delta Park I was delighted to see more orienteers running with confidence and conviction, sure of their decisions. Even though Delta is a fairly well-defined park area, it did stump many runners too and they found themselves 180° in the wrong direction, especially as there are few buildings to use to […]
Last year we were drenched at Summit College as one after another highveld storm rolled over the school, dumping loads of rain. Today, perfect. Hot and sunny and clear the whole afternoon.
After getting rained out last week, we were relieved to be high-and-dry today for what was really the first event of this year’s Orienteering Schools League (OSL). Schools new to OSL include Brescia and Parktown Girls. It’s super to have them with us.
The Jo’burg orienteering clubs have posted a challenge and incentive to the running community.They’ll give R200 to any newcomers participating in an ‘Adventure Navigation Urban Series’ event should they complete the men’s course in less than 25 minutes or the women’s course in less than 30 minutes.
Overnight rain, flooded roads, traffic lights on the blink, rain-soaked fields… We made the call to cancel this afternoon’s Orienteering Schools League (OSL) event, especially as further storms were predicted for this afternoon.
The 2013 South African Orienteering Championships consisting of a Middle distance, a Long distance, and a Relay were held in the Western Cape and were greatly enjoyed by all. The Middle distance took place at Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw and the Long distance and Relay were held at Hawequas Forest, near Paarl. There were many wonderful […]
There is less than a month to go until the SA Orienteering Champs 2013 to be held in the Western Cape.
The events take place on 22-24 September 2013.
The SA Orienteering Federation is pleased to announce that the Polokwane Orienteering Club has been accepted as a full member of the Federation. The Club submitted their application in December 2013 along with their Constitution. The Club has made a suitable orienteering map and has held an Event.
This was the second year that we implemented an application process for the senior and junior squads. The SAOF Selection Committee was again impressed by the content of the applications received. It points to some highly competitive and exciting orienteering in 2014 and beyond. It is with great pleasure that the SAOF Selection Committee announces […]