Big Weekend

THE 2019 EVENT WILL BE HELD ON THE 25-27th OF JANUARY

ENTRIES NOW OPEN: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=4081

Friday evening – CALTON HILL / FIGHT WITH THE NIGHT

Saturday – EDINBURGH CITY RACE / UK URBAN LEAGUE

Saturday evening – BURN’S NIGHT CEILIDH

Sunday – ARTHURS SEAT COLOUR CODED

There will be limited entry on the day for each race so to guarantee a run enter in advance on SiEntries.

Entry closing date 22nd January

 

Provisional Details

Assembly Locations

There is no official parking for any of the events. Participants are advised to travel by public transport or by foot/bike. More details of bus routes for each day will be available in the final details.

Friday: The fields on the north side of Holyrood Park between St. Margret’s Loch and Holyrood Abbey.

Saturday: The Dean, 65-67 Dean Path, Edinburgh EH4 3AT

Sunday: Same as Friday

Saturday night ceilidh: Greyfriars Charteris Centre, 138-140 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9RR

Start Times

Friday: 18:30-20:30 (we can be flexible with this for those not arriving till later and still want a run, just let us know when you’ll arrive and how many of you there are)

Saturday: 10:30-14:30

Sunday: 10:00-12:30

Saturday’s Ceilidh: 19:00

Course Distances

All course distances may change slightly as courses are finalised. These distances can be used as a guide as to which course to enter.

Friday

Short: 4 km

Long: 6 km

Junior: 2 km

Saturday

This is straight line distance.

Course 1 (Men Open): 8.5 km

Course 2 (Women Open/Men Vet): 6.5 km

Course 3 (Women Vet/Men Super Vet): 5.0 km

Course 4 (Women Super Vet/Men Ultra Vet): 4.0 km

Course 5 (Women Ultra Vet/Hyper Vet): 2.1 km

Course 6 (Junior M/W 16-): 1.9 km

Course 7 (Junior M/W 12-): 1.7 km

Sunday

The courses are all planned at the shorter end of the standard colour coded lengths with more climb than is normal and a significant walk to the start for all courses.

White: 1.1 km, 15m

Yellow: 2.0 km, 65m

Orange: 2.9 km, 90m

Light Green: 2.9 km 170m

Short Green: 2.8 km, 150m

Green: 4.4 km, 270m

Blue: 5.6 km, 310m

Brown: 7.7 km, 410m

 

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Very limited number available for sale on the day.


2018 Event

A report by Thomas Wilson on the British Orienteering website: http://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/?pg=news_archive&item=4042

Thank you all for coming this weekend, the weather made things challenging but I hope everyone had fun nonetheless! Results are up at this link: http://www.rstrain.ndtilda.co.uk/results_18/euoc_bw/

Here are some nice photos: https://wetransfer.com/downloads/4bc781354de419a0ee0e4ae373dd056a20180125000817/7e1b1b

Please can everyone who ran the indoor on Friday give feedback on our Facebook page or on nopesport, as it might help with getting permission for next year.

The final details are available here: Big-Weekend-Final-Details-2018.docx

Entries are now closed, you can view the entry list on the following link: https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=4081

There will be limited entry in the day for each race.

Last years results can be found here.

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