November 2022 - February 2023

The MetrO Series is held between November and February in and around metropolitan parks and reserves throughout the suburbs of Perth. These family and runner-friendly events are easily achievable by anyone who can read a street map. MetrO series events are pram-friendly and compasses are not needed for these events. The long-running MetrO Series attracts many regular participants, with three courses are available, ranging from 3-8 km in length.

The Season
Commencing on November 5, 2022 and will run to the end of February, with a small break over Christmas. The series is a great way to keep up you’re training over summer, enjoy catching up with friends, and will take you to see different places in Perth. Many venues are in scenic locations perfect for a post-run picnic or BBQ dinner.

Events are held on Saturday afternoons

All events are held on Saturday afternoon with a mass start at 5 pm and every event uses a scatter format. You can pre enter via Eventor until 4pm before you arrive at the event. If you need help to enter, volunteers will be at the event site from 4 pm to help you enter. EFTPOS is now available at all events. Entries close at 4.40 pm just before the Pre-event briefing for newcomers starts.

MetrO events use electronic controls and SI timing so remember to bring your SI card if you have your own. There will be loan SI cards available for those who need them.
Post event there is a finish briefing at 6pm, including announcing the male and female winners of each course.

Series Competition
All results are entered in a series long competition. Season winners in various classes are determined by points accumulated for the runner's best performances over the season. Of course, there is no need to be competitive, it's fine to just walk around and have a go for as many events as you need.

Want to get ready for an event and learn more?

For more information, go to our Metro Series Tips page; find details what happens at an event and a sample competition map.

How to earn points in the MetrO Series
Check the Metro Series 2022-23 Rules to see which course works best for you to earn points for the series awards.

OWA Sponsors

Australian Sports Commission
Department of Local Government,Sport and Cultural Industries

Acknowledgement of country

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Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.