Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club

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ESOC Ultrasprint 2018, Bush Estate, 16th Sep

Maze combined with Park orienteering

A fun event suitable for absolutely everyone. FINAL DETAILS now available.  If you are newish to orienteering and perhaps more used to local events, it is important to read these.

These are the results for the courses

The totals are here

Organiser's comments
The Ultrasprint is something special, and it was great to see such a mixture of people enjoying it today.  Top-class international athletes  and little five-year-olds mingled in the Maze.  Experienced orienteers raced against each other, and some beginners had never done anything like this before.  The sun came out and it was just lovely running around the parkland.  David chose some delightful control sites.  I hope not too many people stopped to eat blackberries like I did!  Most people - but not all - navigated accurately without the control code numbers (a unique feature of this event).   The helpers changed places seamlessly so that everyone could get their runs.  
And the icing on the cake, literally, was Sheila's 70th birthday celebration, generously shared with everyone.

Someone left behind a tattered turquoise cagoule in the tent; contact me to get it back.  

Janet Clark     Organiser     0131 225 7771     


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