Orienteering is a challenging outdoor adventure sport that exercises both the mind and the body. The aim is to navigate in sequence between control points marked on a unique orienteering map and decide the best route to complete the course in the quickest time. It does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace.

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Wednesday 8 November at The Steading, Fairmilehead, 7pm.
All members of ESOA clubs very welcome come to hear the reports, contribute to the discussions and enjoy the post meeting meal. Don't worry, you won't be put straight onto the committee just because you are there (although if you would like to.... )
More information on the poster (pdf).
Kirsteen Kershaw ESOA Secretary Posted on 23/10/23.

SoSOL 2023

After the fifth event of the series, hosted by ESOC at Cademuir, Peebles the league tables have been calculated.

Posted on 18/9/23.

SoSOL 2022 complete

Now that all six events have taken place, the points have been updated on the SoSOL pages. Congratulations to the course winners.
Certificates will be sent out to clubs as soon as possible.
We can now look forward to SoSOL 2023 which will kick off with the EUOC Big Weekend race on Arthurs Seat.

Posted on 6/12/22.


The AGM was held on Thursday 10 November at The Steading, Fairmilehead, 7pm. More information on the poster (pdf).
Kirsteen Kershaw ESOA Secretary Posted on 21/10/22.

ESOA Championships 2022

Details of the 2022 championships at Teviothead are on the RR website.

Posted on 21/10/22.

SoSOL 2022

The first two events were held at the start of the year but the points have only just been published on the SoSOL pages which also has links to the three known events this autumn.

Posted on 9/9/22.

ESOA Championships 2021

Despite Covid and Storm Arwen, the 2021 Championships were organised by ELO on the new extended Vogrie map on 11th December. Nearly 200 runners competed for the trophies and the results are on the ELO website. Thanks to the officials - Michael, Sheila and Roger; and to all the volunteers from ELO and friends.

Posted on 8/1/22.

ESOA Championships

Travel restrictions have made it impossible to hold the 2020 championships and last year's winners can display their trophies for another year. The 2021 championships will be organised by ELO on the new extended Vogrie map.

Posted on 6/11/20.

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