South of Scotland O League – Eildon Hills

What South of Scotland Orienteering League 2012
When Sunday 11 March 2012
Where Eildon Hills, Newtown St. Boswells on A68, 40 minutes from the Edinburgh bypass.  Signposted from Eildon Village at  NT572326.
Parking On a hard track which runs along the south side of the area, the one we usually use.
Courses White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, Green, Blue, Brown.Update 9/3/12:  There will be a STRING course
Entries On the day only
Entry fees Junior Senior (BOF member) Senior (non-member)
White * £3 £3 £3
Yellow * £3 £3 £3
Orange * £3 £3 £3
Light Green £3 £6 £8
Green £3 £6 £8
Blue £3 £6 £8
Brown £3 £6 £8

* Families on White, Yellow, Orange courses: total £6 maximum.

Note:  we’re not taking pre-entries so maps will be available on a first-come basis and will be recycled if necessary.

Map 1:10,000 printed on waterproof paper. A3 for all courses.  Gorse and other minor updates Jan 2012 by Robin Sloan.
Registration Registration 10:30 – 12.30.    Starts from 11am – 1pm
Timing SportIdent timing will be used.  Free to hire for the day but £30 will be charged if you lose it.
Terrain Mixture of woodland and open hillside with many areas of fast running.   A programme of gorse clearing has opened up new sections of the hill, and recent fires have improved the runnability of the heather. In the event of bad weather waterproofs may be compulsory.
Facilities Basic/limited toilets near Parking.  Clean/warm public toilets in Earlston, next to bus stop on south side of the main street.  Also toilets at Milestone Garden Centre at the south end of Newtown St Boswells.  They have a nice coffee shop for after your run.
Dogs Allowed, but must be on leads – sheep in the area.
Officials Planner:  Rob Cranston.Organiser: John Tullie

Controller: John Biggar (LINOC)

Enquiries John Tullie.  Tel: 01450 850217


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