Another successful EckO event. Despite a dire but accurate weather forecast, more than forty folk turned out for John McLuckie’s event at Glencruitten Woods. John created the Glencruitten map last year, updated the map this year (there has been a lot of felling), and planned Sunday’s courses. Unfort…
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.
Briony is now half way through her year in Russia. Read all about her adventures.
The weather didn't look promising but luckily it held off and remained dry, allowing 13 EckO orienteers to start 2019 de-flabbing in the hinterland of Strathfillan.
Five hardy EckO Juniors had great fun at this years Junior Inter area competition at Forres and Roseisle. Hardy - because it was FREEZING!
Read Susannah and Ruairi’s reports about the weekend.
Briony Kincaid, who is one of our young adult members has gone to Russia for a year.
A quick explanation of what was involved with Green with a twist
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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