The first day of the FVO Spring Weekend was a great event.
The Adventure Show featuring the recent British Night Champs at Edinburgh will be broadcast on Easter Sunday 4th April at 7pm on BBC2 in Scotland and Sky 990 south of the border.
Elibank, 21 March
The 4th event in the current South of Scotland Orienteering League series saw some good ESOC runs.
Gullane Dunes, 7 March
Huge numbers of people went to the final event of this busy weekend, including many ESOC members.
Not only was the event a success from an organisational point of view, but many ESOC members had excellent runs and found themselves, deservedly, on the podium!
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There was a large turnout from ESOC for this event, as it was so near at hand, and it was very enjoyable.
Newtyle Hill, 21 February
The second event of the 2009-2010 South of Scotland Orienteering League was organised by ESOC, and club members turned out in force to help, as well as competing.
STAG hosted a weekend of orienteering on Faskally, near Pitlochry, there were some very good ESOC performances!
A few ESOC representatives ventured south for the Carlisle City Race and Tim Watkins Blodslitet, and had an excellent time, with junior prizewinners at both events.
The Edinburgh City Race took place on Saturday, followed by the JOK Chasing Sprint on Arthur’s Seat on Sunday. Many ESOC members went to one or both events, with ESOC winners on both days.
Helen Bridle was once again selected for the top National Squad, which has taken a re-branding this year, now called the ‘World Class National Squad’.
Rona, Andrew and Craig selected to represent the Scottish Junior Squad (ScotJOS).
Here’s something to whet your appetite for the double header weekend in September. Start off with some Urban/Park racing on a brand new map of St Andrews on the Saturday then finish it off with a SOL at Tentsmuir on the Sunday!