Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club

Peebles, Urban EventSun 6 Feb

Scottish Orienteering Urban League (SOUL)

Last updated: Sat 20 January, 2024

Regional level event

Explanation of event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships. Virtual events are where there are no physical controls being used. Your presence at a control is registered using an App on your mobile phone, normally the free MapRun App.

Terrain type: Urban


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Pre-event Information

Location Info

Near: Peebles
Lat,Lng: 55.65073,-3.18614
OS Grid Ref: NT254403
Postcode: EH45 8AU

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Directions / Parking

The event will be centred on the Peebles Community Centre (also known as Drill Hall), Walkershaugh, Peebles EH45 8AU and parking will be in public car parking areas within easy walking distance of here. Gytes car park, EH45 8GL or at the Edinburgh Road car park EH45 8FB (note slightly changed postcode) (entrance on A703, Edinburgh Road) are the closest options. Both car parks are free and are 5 mins walk from the event centre. There are no height restrictions into either car park.

Course Information

Provisional course lengths are given below. Note, these are subject to final controlling and could change. The final course lengths will be provided in Final Details during week before the event.

The course lengths given below are straight line and actual running length could be half as much again.

You are welcome to enter any course but to be competetive in the SOUL series you should enter the appropriate course for your age class.

Course No Classes Course Length
1 Men's Open 7.2km
2 Women's Open, Vet Men (M40+) 6.3km

Vet Women (W40+), Supervet Men(M55+)

4 Supervet Women (W55+), Ultravet Men (M65+) 4.4km

Ultravet Women (W65+), M/W Hypervet (M/W75+)

6 M/W Junior (M/W16- ) 4.2km
7 M/W Young Junior (M/W 12-) 2.1km

Read more about Course lengths and Difficulty here

Entry Details

Pre entry via Fabian4 was available from 19th January to Sunday 30th January but is now closed. You can see start times via the same link.

Entry on the day of the event (EOD) will not be available.


to midnight 30th Jan

Seniors (born 2001 or earlier) BOF/SOA member


Seniors (born 2001 or earlier) non BOF/SOA member


Juniors (born 2002 or later) BOF/SOA member


Juniors (born 2002 or later) non BOF/SOA member


Students BOF/SOA member


Students non BOF/SOA member


Free standard SI card hire, if required, but there will be a £30.00 charge if it is lost.
Hire of SIAC cards is £2.50 and a charge of £60 will be made if it is lost.

Registration and Start times

No Registration or enquiries at this event.

START PERIOD: 10.30am to 12noon.

START and FINISH will all be within very easy walking distance of Peebles Community Hall. DOWNLOAD will be in the Hall.

Contacts / Officials

Early enquiries: email hidden; JavaScript is required

Planners: Keith Dawson and Martin Quirke (ESOC)

Controller: Richard Oxlade (ESOC)

Organiser: Karena Hanley (ESOC)

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