Results

Winton Estate, Pencaitland
Saturday 19 January 2019

Results


Winton Estate was a new area for orienteering in East Lothian which attracted lots of experienced orienteers and local families.

Organisers Report

Thank you to Sir Francis Ogilvy for permission to map and run on this part of Winton Estate, and to Janis Ward, event co-ordinator for her help with the arrangements. £75 was collected for car parking which will be given to the estate as they do a lot not only to permit public access but do work in landscaping and improving and signing footpaths and walks.

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Festive Frolic: Levenhall Links
Saturday 29 December 2018

Results

Hopefully, final results
Routegadget
Contact me if you think there is anything not right  robinstrain at gmail dot com.

Prizewinners

“Everyone is a winner!” they say.

Although it took longer to work out the results than we had hoped, we were able to present some prizes to people who were still around on Saturday. We were a bit vague about the rules, as we weren’t sure how it was going to work out until you had started finishing. We have produced a second set of results (V2) in which a penalty was calculated for those who spent more than 10 minutes working out the puzzle and this did change the leaders in various categories.

There was some significant variation in the two lists, in particular:.

  • Rachel Brown – jumped up from 3rd on V1 to 1st overall on V2
  • Andrew Lindsay – 1st man on V2 having jumped up from 6th on V1
  • Paul Caban – 3rd place, 1st Vet man having jumped from 8th on V1
  • Duncan Edmondson – 3rd man, 2nd vet man on V2 from 11th on V1

whereas

  • Ben Stansfield – 1st on V1 but dropped to 19th on V2 as he spent some extra time on the puzzle
  • Oli Warlow – 2nd on V1 but dropped to 17th on V2

Below you can see both sets of prizewinners. We could justify both being “the official list” so we have tried, or will try, to distribute the (small) edible prizes to all named.

V2
10 minutes allowed for puzzle
V1
no limit on puzzle time
1st Man Andrew Lindsay Ben Stansfield 1st Vet man
2nd Man Paul Caban 1st Vet man Oli Warlow
3rd Man Duncan Edmondson 2nd Vet Man Walter Clark 2nd Vet Man
1st Woman Rachel Brown 1st Junior Woman Rachel Brown 1st Junior Woman
2nd Woman Alison Cunningham 1st Vet Woman Alison Cunningham 1st Vet Woman
3rd Woman Heather Thomson 2nd Vet Woman Lizzie Stansfield 2nd Junior Woman
V2
10 minutes allowed for puzzle
V1
no limit on puzzle time
1st Supervet Man Martin Caldwell Graham McIntyre
1st Supervet Woman Pauline McAdam Pauline McAdam
1st bigger Junior Man Stanley Flint Ben Brown
2nd bigger Junior Man Pierre Lardet Stanley Flint
2nd bigger Junior Woman Lizzie Stansfield Lizzie Stansfield
1st smaller Junior Woman Megan Brown Megan Brown
1st smaller Junior Man Benji Edmondson Benji Edmondson
1st Family group Wright family Wright family
2nd Family group Rathjen family Rathjen family

Report

Well done to everyone who came along to Levenhall today, and especially welcome to visitors from elsewhere and particularly those from foreign parts. Despite the wet forecast in the middle of the week we were able to enjoy wonderful weather, although running back westwards into the wind was harder, perhaps more exhilarating, than running out eastwards.

We are sorry that combining the results of the orienteering scores and the puzzle scores took longer than anticipated and that most people had drifted away before we could hold the prizegiving. A list of winners will be posted soon. We were a bit overstretched at registration and download. On Friday morning we had 37 pre-entries. When entries closed in the evening it had more than doubled to over 80, then almost 40 entries on the day took us up to an amazing, but slightly overwhelming, 120.

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Saltoun Woods
Saturday 24 November 2018

Results

Our November local event was in Saltoun Woods.

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Lochend Woods, Dunbar
Saturday 27 October 2018

Our October local event took place in the woods and streets in the south of Dunbar, with registration at Hallhill Sports Centre.

Having a Score event rather than the usual linear courses confused some but proved a welcome change for others. Thanks to everyone who came and to the many ELO members who helped before, during and afterwards. We had some technical glitches but hope nobody had to wait too long in the cold to register or download.

Over £45 was raised for charity by Anna Harding’s baking – her cakes were vegan and delicious.

Results

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Butterdean Wood
Saturday 29 September 2018

Our September event was at Butterdean Wood on Saturday 29th September.

Attendance was again helped by junior training preceding the event and there was a good mixture of ELO members and new faces. Godfrey’s courses were well appreciated and managed to wring every ounce of difficulty of what can appear to be a limited area.

Results

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Yellowcraig
Saturday 25 August 2018

Results

We hate running out of maps, and we must apologise to those of you who had to run a different course from your first choice, who had to wait for a pre-loved map or who graciously gave up your map after your run. Thank you.

You can see your course by visiting the Routegadget site. If you would like a fresh map, please let us know using the Contact Us page.

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Barns Ness
Saturday 30 June 2018

Results


Barns Ness and Whitesands consist of coastal grass along with a mixture of sandy and rocky shorelines.  The area has had limeworks for centuries, and as you explore the area you’ll see a number of 18th-century limekilns.

Orienteers of all abilities are welcome to join us on the afternoon of Saturday 30 June where we will have a range of courses to suit everyone.

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Sprintelope Ormiston
Wednesday 13th June 2018

Many thanks to everyone who came to any of the five ELO Sprintelopes this year. Thanks also to all those who helped – especially Robin for the SI and to all our urban planners – Ian (twice), Sheila, Michael and our guest planner Graeme Ackland.

The urban courses were well supported and popular but we didn’t have cubs, scouts, guides etc on the park courses as in previous years. Perhaps we will rethink the format for 2019 – please contact us with suggestions about the format and when and where you would like to see these events.

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Sprintelope Musselburgh
Wednesday 30th May 2018

Results

This was the fourth ELO event in the summer 2018 Sprintelope series taking place on Wednesday evenings. These are lightweight informal events featuring a mix of traditional White and Score courses within a public park for youngsters and Urban Sprints around the surrounding streets for adults.

Again this year we were based near the main gate of Lewisvale Park which is a landscaped public park near the town centre.

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Sprintelope North Berwick
Wednesday 16th May 2018

Results


Graeme Ackland of Interlopers kindly offered to be guest planner for Urban courses this week – so this event will fit our usual SprintELOpe pattern  …

This is the third ELO event in the summer 2018 Sprintelope series taking place on Wednesday evenings. These are lightweight informal events featuring a mix of traditional White and Score courses within a public park for youngsters and longer Urban courses in the surrounding area for adults.

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