Tinto Twin 2016

including bto SOUL9

12-13th November

The 29th Tinto Twin will be a Night Event at Carmichael Estate on Saturday 12 November and  on Sunday 13 November in Lanark using the urban map where the middle distance courses will also be the final race in the 2016 bto Scottish Orienteering Urban League.

Full results for the whole weekend are now published.

12th Nov 16

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The 29th Tinto Twin Night event will be held at Eastend of Carmichael which is one mile south of the Carmichael Visitor Centre on the A73.

The area is a mixture of open farmland, estate policy woodlands, willow plantations with subtle contours, streams, marshes and mature woodland making it an ideal area for a night event. The map scale is 1:7500 with 5 metre contours, up-dated September 2016. The Event Centre will be at the Coachman’s Farm steading square (used by Outlander filming).

The ninth event in the BTO Scottish Orienteering Urban League will be held on the Lanark Urban Map. Map scale is 1:5,000 with map extension September 2016. The event centre will be the Lanark Lifestyles Centre.

Parking will be in the centre car park and enquiries will be in the Centre where changing facilities will also be provided. The Centre includes a cafe (open until 1700 hours) and competitors can enjoy a swim after their event. Please note: competitors will be eligible to have a swim at a 50% discount - £1.85 and why not enjoy the use of the sauna, steam room and a swim for only £3.25. The Centre is located behind Lanark Railway Station and is signed off Bannatyne Street.

Competitors who compete Night and Day can win a Tinto Twin Trophy in their age class. To be eligible to win a trophy, competitors should run in the course assigned to their age class at both events. Results are based on the combined times for the 2 events.

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by Robin Strain