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Virtual Orienteering Courses

The MapRun orienteering app allows you to take part in “Virtual” orienteering courses using the GPS in your smartphone (or watch) at a time convenient for yourself. You run a course using either the map on your phone screen or a paper version, and your phone will beep when you reach the correct location of each control.

Temporary Orienteering Courses

As part of our ‘Go Orienteering’ Programme, EckO offer a Temporary Orienteering Course that is available for anyone to use.
The TOC will be in the area that EckO are using for training/coaching and an event for that particular month. The courses (usually 2) will be available for the whole month.

Club News

Results from Sat 25 Sept Glencoe Lochan
Autumn Series

Owen very happy with his run

Results and Splits
Winsplits

I think everyone who was there yesterday will agree when I say that Glencoe Lochan Woodland is an area well worth holding an orienteering event in. Thanks to Andy's mapping skills, we were able to put on a yellow, orange, light green and green course all of which made great use of the intricate path…

A-Maze-ing day at Oban Highland Games

Intense concentration

Adventure Oban invited EckO to help celebrate today's 150th Anniversary of the Oban Highland Games.

Thu 26 AugRead more…

Lochaber 2021 - Day 1 - Ardchattan

Ardchattan View from Blue and Red Start

Ecko members do well on home turf today: Day 1 of Lochaber 2021 Scottish Six Days Orienteering.

Sun 1 AugRead more…

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Orienteering Control

Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.

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