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
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
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’s Ceilidh: 19:00
All course distances may change slightly as courses are finalised. These distances can be used as a guide as to which course to enter.
Short: 4 km
Long: 6 km
Junior: 2 km
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
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
Avaiable in sizes XS, S, M, L and XL for only £12
Order yours via SiEntries now!
Very limited number available for sale on the day.
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.