Endeavour Oval

Endeavour Oval

Start at the ORC Shed at Elephant Park, head north and stay on outside gravel track around Elephant Park all the way down towards the Aquatic Centre.  Head over the bridge and then turn right and go around the back of the Pool.  Turn left and do the loop on the gravel track up towards Gardiner Road and back (make sure that you dont go on the Woodward Street concrete footpath).  After completing the Gardiner Road loop, head west over the bridge and back to the ORC shed to complete 1 lap (choice of 1,2 3 or 4 laps).  There is car parking available in the carpark in front ORC shed and along Woodward Street.  The course consists of a gravel track and is relatively level. There are toilets available at this location.

Course Map (2.5km – 1 to 4 laps)
From Orange Post Office, head west on Mitchell Hwy/Summer Street (go through 1 round about) 1.2km
At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Woodward Street 850m

Safety Guidelines

The Orange Runners Club recommends that caution be taken by members when participating in Club events and activities. In particular, please be aware of and observe the following:

  • Should you have an injury or medical condition, seek advice and act on the recommendations of an appropriate medical professional before you participate.
  • Remember to ‘warm up’ before and ‘cool down’ after a Club event.
  • Always listen carefully to and comply with any race and safety briefings held before the commencement of any event.
  • Every member must wear a timing chip.
  • Ensure adequate quantities of water are consumed prior to, and after an event (the Club provides water at Sunday events).
  • Wear appropriate clothing for the weather conditions and apply sun screen.
  • Run/walk on the right hand side of a roads used by vehicles and on the left hand side of paths used by cyclists and/or pedestrians.
  • If wearing headphones please keep to the side of the road / path / track and listen at a volume level that allows you to respond to the sound of approaching runners, vehicles or other hazards.
  • Runners and walkers in groups are asked to always leave room for faster runners to pass in either direction without them having to leave the track / path and risk injury on uneven ground (no more than two people abreast for all events).
  • It is requested that members don’t bring their dogs to Elephant Park for Wednesday events. It is preferred that dogs are not brought to Sunday events, however if you bring a dog, please ensure that it is kept on a short lease and close by your side.
  • Bicycles and scooters are not permitted by participants. People pushing strollers (or with small children) are asked to start events at the rear of the group, keep to one side of the road / path / track and maintain their current course if approached by a runner or walker.
  • Make every effort to give way to members of the public.
  • If you hear or see a runner or walker approaching behind you, maintain your current course without stopping or stepping to one side. The person that is overtaking will then be able to pass you without a collision. Parents are encouraged to explain and make this known to their children.
  • Be aware of and warn others of potentially dangerous animals (e.g. Snakes, kangaroos, dogs).
  • When you finish an event, move well away from the finish line to avoid possible collisions with others finishing at speed (parents are asked to advise their children accordingly).
  • Club members are asked to look out for and alert others where safety could be improved by observing these Guidelines.
  • A first aid kit is available at all events for use if required – inform a member of the Committee if assistance is required immediately. If the first aid kit is used, the incident must be reported in the Incident Register which can be found in the first aid box.
  • Photographs may be taken at Sunday and Wednesday events with the approval of a member of the Committee.
  • A defibrillator will be available at each Wednesday and Sunday (9am) event.
  • Should you observe any incidents for which preventative measures could be taken - please discuss them with a member of the Committee immediately.


In addition to the above general safety guidelines, the following guidelines apply to the Orange Runners Club trail runs:

  • Complete the 'sign on' sheet for all trail runs before the event commences and 'sign off' once finished so that all participants can be accounted for.
  • All participants must be present for the Race Briefing (it is recommended that members arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time).
  • Each participant must be a member of Orange Runners Club.
  • Each participant must take on the event the following mandatory equipment:
    • Self Sufficient minimum of 500ml water.
    • Space Blanket.
    • Whistle (pea-less that will work in wet weather).
    • Bandage (snake/broad bandage 7.5cm wide by 2.3m long unstretched).
    • Mobile phone in working condition with fully charged battery.
    • ORC Chip Number.
  • Participants under 16 years of age must run with a parent/guardian (member of ORC).
  • The following equipment is suggested for adverse weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold or wet weather):
    • Thermal.
    • Lightweight waterproof jacket.
    • Beanie.
    • Gloves.
    • Additional water in hot weather.

Version 12 | Reviewed and Ratified by the 2020 – 2021 Committee | August 2020

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