PAPO Summer Sprint Series

Come along to this series of fun evening sprint orienteering events from the Peninsula and Plains Orienteers (PAPO). Experience an adventure sport, practice map reading and navigation, and improve your fitness ​in February and March.

You can run, jog, or walk - by yourself, in a team, or as a family. This can be a fun adventure or a competitive challenge and race.

Each event will have three courses available with beginner, medium or hard difficulty levels ranging from 1.5km to 3km in length.


  • Tuesday 13th February 2024: University of Canterbury;
  • Tuesday 20th February 2024: Hagley Park;
  • Saturday 24th February 2024: Orton Bradley;
  • Tuesday 27th February 2024: Ara City Campus;
  • Tuesday 5th March 2024: Southshore Spit; and
  • Tuesday 12th March 2024: Cashmere High School.

Start Time: Waves from 5 to 6.30pm. Registrations from 4.40pm.
Cost: $10 for adults (21 years +), $5 for students or juniors (20 years and under) and $25 for a family (2 adults and any number of students or juniors).

Find out more about the PAPO Summer Sprint Series.