PLEASE NOTE: Quality not good enough for full screen viewing!
Music: 'Time' from the album, Another Day, Another Lifetime, by The David.
For those who don't know, orienteering involves rushing about in the open air (even in towns) using a detailed map to locate 'control' points, marked by orange and white 'kites'.
Most events nowadays use an electronic punching system so you know at the end how long it has taken you to complete the course, and if you have visited all the controls in the correct order. Results are generally published online, and there is nowhere to hide - not even a tree!
To compete at the highest level, you need to be athletic and have exceptional navigational and cognitive skills. Or you can do it my way and just have fun - you don't even have to run if you don't want to.
Just for a laugh, I strapped a camera to my waist and hoped I wouldn't fall flat on my face in a bog - and luckily I didn't this time. Here is the result.