Sunday saw a small but select bunch of competitors battling it out to become EckO's club champion of 2019. The competition was fast and furious with athletes hurling themselves down slippery slopes, across burns, around thickets, negotiating giant bog myrtle and avoiding gorse bushes to name but a f…
Iris Macmillan at the World Schools Orienteering Championships
The weekend of 30/31st March saw several Ecko members and families venturing further afield!
EckO's Annual General Meeting took place after the Glencruitten Woods event on Sunday
The event provides 6 days of wonderful orienteering in different locations around Strathearn. Why not use this event as an opportunity to try out and improve your orienteering skills in a different area? If you are unsure, several EckO members will be going and can advise and support.
Carol Burnapp provides an entertaining account about her experiences at the Scottish Sprint Championships last weekend.
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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