Organizer: Kara Turner (Event Director)

Updated December 5 with the map (see below)

COVID-19 Update. On November 24, the Province announced further changes to Public Health Regulations related to COVID-19. These changes are applicable to the zone of Western and Central Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), which is defined as HRM from Hubbard’s to (and including) Porters Lake and the communities up to Elmsdale and Mount Uniacke/Hants County including businesses.

During this time period people residing in the impacted zone will not be permitted to travel outside the zone to take part in any sport activities. This would include anyone residing in the zone who may participate on a team/group that is outside the zone. For those living outside of the impacted zone, sport activities can continue while continuing to pay close attention to the public health guidelines. However, you should not leave your zone for a sport activity, so for example if you live in Cape Breton you should not travel to the South Shore for a sport activity. Complete information on the provincial zones can be found on the Nova Scotia government website.

A map of the impacted zone can be found here. Please continue to monitor all travel and health advisories and follow the latest regulations.

Please do not travel or compete in any orienteering activity if you are required to self-isolate or are not feeling well.

The originally posted Photo Score O event in historic downtown Lunenburg is now an open "Photo Challenge" event. It is available for anyone to download and complete in their own time (when regulations allow). There is no hurry to complete this course — the map will be available to download for several weeks.

Visit as many of the controls as possible in the time you set yourself (we suggest 45 minutes if you are running) and match the location to the photo codes on the answer page. There are no physical controls hung out on the course. The map used is an open source OpenOrienteeringMap and it is not up to the usual sprint-O map standards. However, it works well enough for this event.

Please note that there is no need to cross any private property during this event. All the photo images can be spotted from the road or trail. Remember to look down at your feet as well as all around you once you get to the control location. You will need both the map AND the answer sheet when you head out on the course.

Download the map here:

And the answer page here:


Course Maps

No course maps posted yet.


Photos are from Flickr. To add your photos to this section, tag your Flickr photos with: whyjustrun4294 (all one word)