Go Orienteering

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

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…

New to Orienteering?

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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