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  • Lochend is a flat wood mainly made up of conifers with patches of birch and ash. There is an extensive path network and some vehicle tracks where care is needed but it is an ideal area of juniors and newcomers.

    Orienteers of all abilities are welcome to join us on the day when we will have a range of courses to suit everyone. The Light Green course crosses roads so is only suitable for those aged 16 and over or juniors who are being closely accompanied by an adult.

    Dunbar is the driest, sunniest town in Scotland, but we can’t guarantee the weather so please dress appropriately!

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Other News and Results

  • Many thanks to the very healthy turnout of members who took part in our ELO AGM held over Zoom on 13th October. Most of the existing offfice holders were re-elected to continue in post but Jamie Wilson takes over as the new club Chair. Under the unusual circumstances the agenda was again slightly shorter than usual but we managed to make all the required decisions. Full minutes will follow.

    Remember that the ESOA (East of Scotland Orienteering Association) AGM will be held in person on Thursday 4th November 2021 from 19:00 at The Steading at Hillend west of Edinburgh. ELO is part of ESOA so all our members are invited and entitled to attend that meeting too.

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  • In 2022 ELO will again offer an ambitious programme of events and activities.

    Please let us know if you can help as Planner or Organiser. Some of these 2022 events already have planners pencilled in but several volunteers are still needed.

    Don’t worry if you haven’t planned before because you will work with an experienced mentor offering advice and guidance.

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  • Many thanks to all who came today and particularly to the team of helpers who made the event go smoothly, including…

    SI team – Joel and Michael, and Robin setting up in advance
    Start team – Jamie and Jeff
    Control collectors – Joel, Pete B, and Sabine of ESOC

    I apologise if you found your course or the terrain around the Law to be tougher than you expected. The good news is that next month’s event will be at Lochend Woods in Dunbar where there is unlikely to be more than a few metres of ascent or descent on any course.

    Pete Younger – Planner

    Results

    • Simple results are here.
    • Winsplits Online gives another way of comparing your times for each leg.
    • Routegadget allows you to plot your route, either by hand or by downloading a gpx file from a watch or phone and to look where you and others went
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  • 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 day when we will have a range of courses to suit everyone.

    Results

    • Simple results are here.
    • Winsplits Online gives another way of comparing your times for each leg.
    • Routegadget allows you to plot your route, either by hand or by downloading a gpx file from a watch or phone and to look where you and others went
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  • Sprintelopes are lightweight informal events featuring Urban style races around the streets of towns in East Lothian and other areas in and around Edinburgh on Wednesday evenings.

    This event is the 17th and final Sprintelope of 2021. After the event we will be able to reveal the final league results.

    Results

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