Broxburn, 4 February
Broxburn lies to the west of Edinburgh, along the A899. This was a brand new map, and the prologue race was in the eastern part of it, with mixed urban terrain including the Union Canal, housing estates of various ages, business premises on the main road, riverside paths along the Brox Burn, and some open ground. The weather was sunny and pleasant, mild for the time of year, with little wind.
ESOC members in the top half of the results were:
M Open (8 competitors) – Tyler Morrison 3rd, Ben Brown 4th
W Open (8) – Helen Bridle 2nd, Rona Lindsay 3rd
M Vet (15) – Alistair Hindle 4th
W Vet (14) – Katherine Kirk 6th
M Supervet (13) – Keith Brown 4th
W Supervet (9) – Alison Cunningham 1st
M Ultravet (15) – Martin Caldwell 1st, Ian Pyrah 3rd, Roger Scrutton 4th, Les Dalgleish 5th, Peter Halling 7th
W Ultravet (7) – Anne Stevenson 2nd, Mary Williams 3rd, Eleanor Pyrah 4th
W Hypervet (2) – Janet Clark 1st
M Junior (7) – David McPhillips 2nd
W Junior (3) – Rachel Brown 2nd
M Young Junior (4) – Calum Robertson 2nd
W Young Junior (6) – Maja Robertson 1st
Full results, further details and Routegadget for this race and the overall ESOC Sprint event are available on the ESOC Sprint-O 2018 event page of this website.
Scottish Orienteering Urban League details, including the latest league tables, are on the SOUL page of the SOA website.
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