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June Social 2024Monday 17th June, Pentland Skyline Run

The annual club pilgrimage into the Pentland Hills this year had ‘added interest’ due to the weather forecast suggesting periods of dampness and thundery showers around the time that club members would be out. Indeed, just at the suggested meeting time a loud clap was observed over the hills - one g

Sat 22 Jun 2024Read more…

May Social 2024Roseburn, Tuesday, 21 May

Sarah McAdam writes: Our May Social brought us to Roseburn in the West of Edinburgh for a Harry Potter themed 60 minute orienteering score event. Firstly the Sorting Hat got to work, allocating club members to one of the four houses, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. Some competitors

Tue 28 May 2024Read more…

April Social 2024Edinburgh, New Town, Tuesday, 16th April

Matt Ball writes: It was a lovely evening and perfect for running in North Edinburgh (I discovered it was pouring with rain in south Edinburgh on my cycle home!) for the April social. People could again choose between an orienteering and a TURF event. For those of us orienteering we started off the

Sat 20 Apr 2024Read more…

March Social 2024Newington, Tuesday 19th March

Vicente Lopez reports: It was a lovely evening at the Clarks' house, where the start, finish line, and post-event were located for this social, with the race going through Newington and Mayfield. A remarkable number of ESOC runners, dressed in the green, red, and white to celebrate this Italian-them

Sun 24 Mar 2024Read more…

February Social 2024Pollock Halls, Tuesday 20th February

Alison Harding reports: “It was a chilly evening when ESOC members gathered outside the Commonwealth Pool, looking enviously at the warm interior. However Sabine soon made us forget that as she explained the event we were about to do - it seemed complicated! Everyone gathered in teams of two or thr

Wed 21 Feb 2024Read more…

Burns Night Social - 2024Monday 22 January

ESOC’s Burns Night festivities featured a score orienteering activity in and around the Burdiehouse Burn, Liberton, followed by the legendary ESOC Burns supper. Eleanor Pyrah (planner of the orienteering) sent this report.

Wed 24 Jan 2024Read more…

Hair of the Dog social - 2024Tuesday 2nd January

The annual Hair of the Dog event saw an excellent turnout of ESOC members; more being in attendance than any year in recent memory. It was cool and dry overhead, but very muddy/wet underfoot particularly on the grassy areas. Once underway however it was very pleasant indeed!

Tue 2 Jan 2024Read more…

November Social 2023The Meadows/Bruntsfield, Monday 6 November

At this social, there was a choice of a Hash run or foot Turf event, both offering interesting exploration of the surrounding area.

Tue 7 Nov 2023Read more…

October Social 2023Silverknowes, Tuesday 10 October

Everyone enjoyed this social, which offered a choice of orienteering or turfing, with drinks and chat afterwards.

Thu 12 Oct 2023Read more…

September Social 2023Stockbridge, Tuesday 12 September

This social featured an unusual format for the orienteering, with multiple maps, as well as a Turf event, with zones named after well-known games.

Sat 16 Sept 2023Read more…

June Social 2023Monday 19th June, Pentland Skyline Run

The run was followed by a meal at the Steading

Thu 22 Jun 2023Read more…

May Social 2023Tuesday 30th May, Musselburgh Lagoons

Canoe orienteering, possibly a first for ESOC!

Fri 2 Jun 2023Read more…

April social 2023Currie, Tuesday 18 April

Another well-attended social, with MapRun orienteering courses and a spice-themed Turf event.

Wed 19 Apr 2023Read more…

March Social 2023Loanhead, Tuesday 21 March

This well-attended social featured orienteering or turfing, with drinks afterwards.

Wed 22 Mar 2023Read more…

February Social 2023Cramond foreshore, Tuesday 21 February

Another enjoyable social - a MapRun score event on a brand new map, followed by refreshments.

Sat 25 Feb 2023Read more…

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