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The Sydney Summer Series is an activity of Orienteering NSW

A series of running events timed over 45 minutes that involve visiting a variety of local features, or checkpoints. These checkpoints are marked on specially prepared orienteering maps that are used to help navigate your way around the local parks, streets and bush tracks where the events are held.
The checkpoints have different score values and the runners with the highest scores at the end of 45 minutes (in their age classes) are the winners.
The Summer Series events are for everyone, attracting walkers and joggers through to champion runners. If you like running or walking with a navigational challenge, you will love the Summer Series.
What to Bring: You don't need any gear apart from your normal jogging shoes and appropriate clothing (shorts and T-shirt are fine). Compasses (if needed) can be hired at the event and instruction is available to all first timers.
Cost: Orienteering Club Members - Seniors $12, Juniors (Under 21) $8, Families $32.
    Casual Registrations (Non-members) - Seniors $16, Juniors (Under 21) $10, Families $46. SI stick hire extra (if required) - see below.
    Groups $20 includes SI stick hire and two maps. Scout and Guides $5 each in teams of 2 to 4.
    Extra maps $2, SI Hire $4 Seniors/Families $2 Juniors. (updated Nov 2019)
Season Ticket: A Season Ticket is available for Orienteering NSW club members, and offers a discount to the costs noted above. The ticket is open for purchase from the first of September until the end of November. The full season Adult (Open age class and above) price is $218.40, and the Junior price $145.60. A Family Ticket is also available at $582.40. (2019-20 prices) Full details are on eventor.
Facilities: All venues will have drinking water available. In most cases toilet facilities are close by.
Start times: Start times for most events are between 4.30pm and 6.45pm, but some have an earlier start option too. All events are 'on' regardless of the weather.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the placegetters in a series of age categories at the last event in March. Progressive results will be on display at each event and on this site with the best 12 scores counting for the final tally and prizes.
Groups: Although we prefer individual entries, there are reasons some competitors prefer to run as a group - parents and small children for instance. When a group want to enter and run together, ALL competitor's names must be clearly noted on the registration card. This is to ensure compliance with the OANSW insurance policy. Note that group results are included in the result listings at each event but will NOT count in the overall age group progressive point-scoring.
The Sydney Summer Series is an activity of Orienteering NSW.

Sydney Summer Series

The PDF version of the Summer Series programme is available here here

The SSS information flyer is available here

An ics calender file is available for importing here

9 Oct 2019

Vaucluse Bay

Christison Park, Old South Head Road, Vaucluse

Vivien de Remy de Courcelles

ph: 0435 030 201

16 Oct 2019

Glades Bay

Morrison Bay Park, Frances Road, Putney

(Venue updated as at 18 August)

Steve Ryan

ph: 0405 804 741

23 Oct 2019

Grotto Point

Tania Park, Bareena Drive, Balgowlah Heights

David McGhee

ph: 0413 746 120

30 Oct 2019

Boatbuilders Walk

Scout Hall, Munro Street, McMahons Point

Ross Duker

ph: 0439 548 393

6 Nov 2019

Brush Farm

Guide Hall, Brush Road (opp Warrawong St), West Ryde

Steve Dunlop

ph: 0407 269 892

13 Nov 2019

Cyclops Toys

Pioneers Memorial Park, William Street, Leichhardt

James Lithgow

ph: 0417 774 786

20 Nov 2019

Exile Bay

St Lukes Park, Crane Street, Concord

Helen Murphy

ph: 0407 116 350

27 Nov 2019

Sisters Bay

Brett Park, Formosa Street, Drummoyne

Steve Flick

ph: 0428 353 312

4 Dec 2019


Cliff Reserve, Cliff Avenue, North Wahroonga

Tristan White

ph: 0432 529 806

11 Dec 2019

Mambara Track

Netball car park, off Brittannia Street, Pennant Hills

Gill Fowler

ph: 0413 905 551

18 Dec 2019

The Gore Hill Freeway

Artarmon Reserve, end Burra Road, Artarmon

Carolyn Haupt

ph: 0417 279 886

23 Dec 2019


Chinamans Beach

Rosherville Reserve, McLean Crescent, The Spit

Bob Morgan

ph: 0415 916 596

1 Jan 2020

Devlins Creek

Cheltenham Park, Castle Howard Road, Cheltenham

Michael Roylance

ph: 0414 293 038

8 Jan 2020

Mullet Lookout

Warriewood SLSC, Narrabeen Park Parade, Warriewood

Ian Jessup

ph: 0416 040 135

15 Jan 2020

Pottery Green

Pottery Green, Phoenix Street, Lane Cove

Richard Morris

ph: 0402 475 606

22 Jan 2020

Tarban Creek

St Jospehs Sports Ground, Augustine Street, Hunters Hill

Matt Peters

ph: 0407 499 440

29 Jan 2020

Great North Walk

KP Village Green, Kissing Point Road, South Turramurra
NB: Includes mass start line option

Ron Junghams

ph: 0438 468 914

5 Feb 2020

Fig Tree Point

Northbridge Oval, Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge,

Duncan Currie

ph: 0419 980 962

12 Feb 2020

Forestville South

Forestville War Memorial Park, Melwood Avenue

Brian Brannigan

ph: 0416 154 728

19 Feb 2020

Forestville North

Forestville War Memorial Park, Melwood Avenue

Jim Merchant

ph: 9999 3785

26 Feb 2020

Bellbird Creek

George Thornton Reserve, Hill Road, West Pennant Hills

Ian Miller

ph: 0429 937 153

4 Mar 2020

The Sugarloaf

Willoughby Park, Warrane Street, Willoughby East

Carol Jacobson

ph: 0423 966 444

11 Mar 2020

Mermaid Pool

Millers Reserve, Campbell Parade, Manly Vale

Brian Black

ph: 0413 437 473

18 Mar 2020

Coups Creek

Wahroonga Adventist School, Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga

(Venue updated as at 17 September)

James McQuillan

ph: 0402 032 419

25 Mar 2020

Gone Trotting

Harold Park, Maxwell Road, Glebe Point

Ross Barr

ph: 0438 220 016

1 Apr 2020

Quarry Creek

West Pymble Bicentennial Club, Prince of Wales Drive, West Pymble

Amanda Mackie

ph: 0409 082 525





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