Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Navigators Set to Give Coffs a Go

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Navigators Set to Give Coffs a Go

Article excerpt

PREPARE for a bushwalk with a difference.

If navigating and compass reading is your passion, then orienteering is the thing for you.

Bushwalkers, trail runners, adventure racers, athletes and families are all welcome to participate in the event that will be located at a range of great locations.

After great success in the Lismore area, Orienteering NSW will be taking its new brand of sport to Coffs Harbour. Orienteering NSW president Paul Prudhoe was excited about the prospect of having the popular race in Coffs Harbour. "We are extremely excited to be bringing it to Coffs Harbour this year. We've held it in Lismore and a few places up there and have decided to bring it to Coffs," Paul said.

"The beauty of orienteering is that it is a navigation-based sport and not only relies on physical fitness, but also brings about brain stimulation," he said.

While not a competitive sport, it does require a level of wit if you are to successfully get over the finish line. …

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