Run or walk, compete against yourself or others, or just for a family day out. The bush series caters for all in the great outdoors. (April-Oct)
Run, walk or push a pram to a 45 minute time limit. How many points can you get? (Oct-Mar)
Preparation for the Bush. Try bush style orienteering in local parks before stepping out into the bush. Also includes a night event. (Mar-April)
Navigate around bush tracks and trails on your mountain bike. The BOSS series offers 75 minute score & line+score events. (Oct-Mar)

Date Sunday 29th May Starts  9:30-11:30 am     Course Closure 1 pm

Map Mining Mystery 1:7 500

Assembly Hebburn St, Pelaw Main. Assembly will near the railway station on the left after passing through the gate.

Directions From John Renshaw Drive

Turn left onto Railway St Kurri Kurri at the roundabout after passing McDonalds then after 350m turn left onto Stanford St. After 500m turn right onto Hebburn St and proceed for 500m through the gate. Parking and assembly will be on the left.

From Leggetts Drive

Turn left onto Hebburn St Pelaw Main and proceed for 500m through the gate. Parking and assembly will be on the left.

Courses: The start for all courses will be 150m W. of the registration. The Hard Long course will have a streamer trail leading away from the start.     

                   Hard Long - 7.2km, 100m climb, 20c

                   Hard Medium - 5.3km, 70m climb, 14c

                   Hard Short - 3.3km, 50m climb, 10c

                   Moderate Long - 3.1km, 40m climb, 12c

                   Moderate Short - 2.1km, 20m climb, 10c

                   Easy - 1.8km. 20m climb, 13c

                   Very Easy - 1.6km, 10m climb, 11c

Control Descriptions are printed on the maps.  If you'd like to have an additional copy - download them here -  words or symbols

Notes (a) The area has an extensive track network. Low areas are very wet and muddy. There has been vegetation regrowth over most of the map with some heavily vegetated areas.

(b) TRAIL BIKES and 4WD’s use the area. KEEP OUT OF THEIR WAY.

(c)  The area does contain SPIKEY VEGETATION.

(d) 1. Brown triangle represents small termite mounds.

  1. Prominent tree-root mounds are shown with a green X. Meat- ant nests are NOT SHOWN.
  2. Streamer trails are shown on relevant maps with pink/ purple dashes.

(e) At least 5 helpers are needed to collect controls at every event.


There will be toilet facilities available.
There are large pieces of machinery around the assembly area.  Please keep clear and keep children from climbing on them.
There is an area of mine subsidence marked with red and white tape in the field. Please avoid this area.