3 events in 1 weekend - sprint urban - terrain middle distance - classic urban
STAG bring you the closing weekend of the bto SOUL 2015 season with bto SOUL 8 (urban sprint) and a terrain middle distance on Sat 31 Oct, with a classic urban race on 1 November, all based in Cumbernauld on a sensational new map which is A1 in its full size at 1:4000!
Entries now open on oentries
See below for more info and some teaser pics.
A prize giving will be arranged shortly - please let me know if you spot any errors/duplications here.
*NOTE: some duplications corrected 1st October affecting M10B, W21E and White course positions.
The SOL5/6 weekend scores are all included. The M21E Middle Distance is used for the ‘Black’ course scores as well as M21E. W21E includes both races from the weekend, but these do not appear in any course scores as the W21E courses were unique on both days.
One of the outstanding performers in Scotland this year, Alasdair made his debut on the biggest stage in a home world champs. Read his superb report of the experience.
He wasn’t the only debutant - just in case you missed it Jess also wrote a report…
Outstanding Win for Scotland
The annual Junior Inter-Regional Championships took place over the weekend of 26&27 September and was hosted by the West Midlands Orienteering Association.
Scotland won all the trophies – Individual, Relays, Mens, Womens and the Overall cup. Plus Sasha won the trophy for the best performance in the Individual competition.
This was a fantastic performance from the Scottish Juniors who all ran enthusiastically over the whole weekend. Well Done to them all!
The main theme for this issue is Highland 2015, with articles exploring various aspects of the World Orienteering Championships and Scottish 6 Days, giving some interesting insights into the work involved in setting up the events. There’s also a look back to Highland 77, the first Scottish 6 Days event. In other news, there are reports from multi-day events elsewhere, the regular coaching and squad pages, domestic event news, plus a preview of what’s coming next. Read on, for all this and more!
A fantastic day in picturesque Jedburgh for bto SOUL 7. Beautiful weather and possibly the best planned urban event of the year so far with testing long route choice legs and sprint style short legs, narrow alleyways and a castle control!
Results/winsplits/routegadget now available here
Updated bto SOUL series here
Due to the retirement of Maureen Brown and Bill Stevenson Scottish Orienteering and Scotjos are looking for a new Squad Team Manager and Lead Coach.
Both roles are voluntary and involve working with the best Scottish Juniors to develop their orienteering skill set and gain representation for their country and GB. This is primarily achieved through training weekends at home and a two week camp abroad every second year.
Application date extended to Sunday 3rd October.
Scotland win the Senior Home Internationals for the 5th year in a row.