The new International Orienteering Festival
Bringing you the very best of Scotland. A weekend of urban racing in the ancient cities of Edinburgh and Stirling, then classic orienteering the next weekend in forest and sand dunes on Royal Deeside. Take your pick, or stay a week in beautiful Scotland and enjoy both! Bulletin 1
Entry fees go up on 1st Sept, enter now.
31st Aug 14 Read more…
Forest of Dean 13th/14th Sept
As always happens, some of the team members originally selected are not available for the VHI for various reasons, and reserves have kindly stepped in.
We are still missing two team members - one in W35 and one in W40. So if you run in one of these classes and would like to run for Scotland in these VHI, we would very much like to have you.
27th Aug 14 Read more…
Results, RouteGadget & Winsplits
Loch Ness, 23 - 24 August, this year the event headed to the banks of Loch Ness and to a beautiful part of the country that will host the World Championships in 2015.
Abriachan - Results, RouteGadget, Winsplits
Battan - Results, RouteGadget, Winsplits
24th Aug 14 Read more…
Scottish Team Selections
This year’s JIRCs will take place in the Lake District over the weekend of 28/29 September. The following team has been selected:
18th Aug 14 Read more…
Sat 13th September, Falkirk Wheel
This year the inter club relay is being held as a combined event with the junior inter area relays, and will be at the Falkirk Wheel. Because of this there are changes to the usual format.
13th Aug 14 Read more…
As previously reported, the Scottish Junior Squad received sponsorship from Apache at the start of this year. We decided to spend this money on a Squad training Camp in Sweden incorporating the prestigious O-Ringen competition.
05th Aug 14 Read more…
Sun 10th Aug, Lauriston Castle
The challenge is to navigate around the controls in the Maze and those in the surrounding park, quickly and cleanly. The fastest runner may not be the most accurate. It’s entertaining for the spectators and makes a very welcoming, sociable, fun event which everyone can enjoy.
Details on ESOC website, pre-entry via Fabian4 closes 3rd Aug
01st Aug 14
Watch on BBC iPlayer
Lorna Eades and Paul McGreal recently filmed a WOC2015 promotional item for broadcast on the BBC2 Adventure Show. It’s intended to be an introduction to the sport for the public. The presenters (Dougie Vipond and Deziree Wilson) ran a short course, and were carrying trackers.
Watch it on BBC iPlayer (starts 10mins in)
17th Jul 14 Read more…
2014 Scottish Event Awards
The 2013 Scottish 6 Day Event, Moray2013, has been nominated as a finalist in the Sports category of the 2014 Scottish Event Awards. The winners of the awards will be announced at a ceremony in Glasgow on October 8th.
16th Jul 14 Read more…
European Youth Championships 2014
As reported previously 4 ScotJOS members were selected for the European Youth Championships which have been taking place over the past few days in Strumica, Macedonia: Andrew Barr MOR (M18), Kathryn Barr MOR (W16), Alex Carcas INT (M16) and Emma Wilson (CLYDE) W16.
30th Jun 14 Read more…