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2021 Turkey Trot

Oct 3rd

It has been sometime since we have held an event up at Mansfield. This locations has some great terrain as it is located on the Niagara escarpment. There is an extensive network of trails suitable for running.

 

**UPDATE**

We now have photos of the race for you all to view! Click below to view!

PHOTOS

TORONTO ISLANDS

Sep 10th - 28th

TOUR DE ISLANDS

For the FINAL course of 2021 we have something a bit different. It is a pt to pt course with 21 controls starting at Hanlan's Pt ferry docks and finishing at Ward's Island ferry docks. It will take you all the way across the Toronto Islands and you will discover many interesting spots, especially the beautiful, deserted, secluded beaches. BUT, only 12 of the controls are marked on the map. Nine of the controls are described only by clues. You will have to use your deductive and observational skills to find these.

In the download folder you will find: the complete course, expanded copies of the West and Central parts of the course, the clues, a descriptive (tourist map) of the islands which may help you.

ALL controls are marked by SMALL orange ribbons, with "S15" written on them - you will have to look carefully to find them.

Latest News

2021 Turkey Trot Photos

posted on Oct 6th, 2021 by Andrew

We had a great day out at Mansfield on Sunday!! The rain stayed away and everyone had a great time! Thanks to everyone who signed up for the races. And thank you to our volunteers who helped out.  We would not be able to do events like this without your help.

We also have photos of the race for you all to view! Click below to see them!

VIEW PHOTOS

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2021 Walker Woods Adventure

posted on Jul 28th, 2021 by Andrew

While there is a break in the weekly series we have a new multi-sport GPS course for TOC members out at Walker Woods Forest starting this week! Get out your mountain bike AND running shoes this time around!  A great outing this long weekend!

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Discover Orienteering

Orienteering, in the classical sense, is “cross-country running using a map and a compass.” Often called “cunning running” or “adventure running”, this is a thinking sport where you have to navigate a preset course of “control” locations in a park or forest using only your map, compass and your wits.

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How can we help?

Youth Program

We are pleased to announce our new youth orienteering program for boys and girls 10 to 14 years old. Over the course of 8 weeks participants will enjoy the outdoor adventures of exploring trails, finding objects, and cross country running while learning some map reading and navigation skills.

Orienteering Clinics

Interested in orienteering but don’t know where, or how, to start? Or do you want to enhance your navigation skills? Join us at one of our Beginner or Intermediate Clinics.

Orienteering for Schools

Orienteering is a fun and educational sport. We offer school programs and orienteering events for schools at various levels and coaching workshops for teachers and group leaders.

Team Building

If you are planning a company outing this summer, consider orienteering for a unique and exciting alternative to typical corporate excursions. Not enough time to get outdoors? We can bring orienteering into your office as well.