Spring SeriesGlencruittenSun 25 April, 2021

Local level event

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Last updated: Sun 11 April, 2021

Welcome to our first event since Tralee in December. The event will be held in Glencruitten Woods near Oban and is scheduled for Sunday, 25th April.

Why not try the ROMP in Glencruitten Woods to refresh your orienteering skills. If you are fairly new to orienteering there is a help sheet to assist you round the short course.


Please read this information carefully:

Location Info


Directions / Parking


Map / Terrain

Glen Cruitten is a spruce plantation with network of paths and tracks on edge of Oban

Registration and Start times

Starts will be from 11.00 - 12.00 with the courses closing at 1.30pm.

You will be given your map and dibber (if you have arranged to borrow one) at download .

Please do not arrive at the event more than 30 minutes before your designated start time and do not turn up at the start more than 10 minutes before your start time.

Remember to download when you have completed your run

Apologies for all these requests but we are trying to keep our volunteers and competitors as safe as possible by avoiding crowds congregating.

Course Information

TBC but there is likely to be at least 4 courses - yellow (TD2), orange (TD3), Light Green (TD4) and Green/Blue (TD5)

Entry Details

NOTE - This event is ONLY for ECKO members who have pre-entered.

There will be NO entry on the day.

HOW TO ENTER: Complete the attached form with the following information and return it to EckO

  1. Names of people entering
  2. Which course each person is entering
  3. Include your dibber/ SI number or whether you would like to borrow a dibber.
  4. BACS transfer - this is ECKO’s preferred method of payment (if you wish to use this method, EckO will send you out an email with bank details - please pay on entry or as soon as possible afterwards.)
  5. Cash - we will ONLY accept cash if the correct amount is placed in a bag with your name and amount written on the bag and then the bag is placed in a bucket at download. This allows us to quarantine the cash for the required length of time
  6. Cost - Adult member - £5.00, Junior member (up to 21) - £3.00
  7. Entries close at midnight on Sunday 18th April, 2021
  8. Start times will be published Thursday 22nd April, 2021
  9. Each event takes a lot of organisation so help would be very much appreciated. The registration form now has a list of some of the essential jobs. If everybody does a little then nobody has to do a lot. Please tick the appropriate box(es) if you are willing to help/ assist in our future events and you will be rostered in. Many thanks!

Differences to ‘normal’ due to Covid-19:

Safety Information

Dog restrictions

Well-behaved dogs on a lead please



Contacts / Officials

Organiser - Jan Kersel

Planner - Finlo Cottier

Controller - Andy Dale