Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club


ESOC Long-O, St Mary’s

Sun 05th Jun 2011

Info updated: 18th Feb
Type of event: Long
Type of terrain: Moorland


Results out now

General Information

Map1:40 000 Harveys customised map of the competition area, likely to be approximately A4 size.

NOTE: - As with all orienteering events competitors take part at their own risk.

Updated final information now available. 


map location

Nearest town: St Mary's Loch, Scottish Borders


The east end of St Mary's Loch at Dryhope on the A708 Yarrow Road.

Registration & Start Times

Start times 10.30 – 12.00

Course Information

10km, 20km or 180 minute Score

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

Seniors £11.00
Juniors/Students £7.50
Senior Pairs £18.00
Senior/Junior Pair £14.50
Junior Pair £11.00
Notes: Pairs will be given 1 map
Additional maps £4.00
SI hire - free but £30 will be charged if lost
Entries: - Pre Entry by Fabian4
Entries close on midnight Monday 30th May 2011
Competitors under 18 accepted at the discretion of the Controller.

Limited EOD if maps available. There will be an additonal cost of + £2.00 for seniors /+ £1.00 for juniors

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Ewart Scott.
Controller: Colin Eades Interlopers
Organiser: Jim Morrison : 07845234343

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

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