JOK Chasing Sprint - Holyrood Park - 31st January 2010

The Chasing Sprint contains all the excitement of a chasing start in one day. Competitors run two short courses, the second of which will have starts determined by times in the first - and so first runner past the post wins.

The event is taking place as part of the EUOC Burns' Weekend which includes the Edinburgh City Race on the Satuday and a Ceilidh on Saturday night.

New this year: 55+ age class

Location Holyrood Park, otherwise known as Arthur's Seat, located right in the centre of Edinburgh. The area includes intricate contours, along with open hilltops and spectacular views over Edinburgh.
Courses Men’s Open
Women’s Open
Men’s 40+, 55+ and 16-
Women’s 40+, 55+ and 16-

Winning times for all courses will be 40-45 minutes for the prologue and chase combined.
Yellow course with entry on the day
Starts Start times for the Prologue will be between 10:00 and 12:00.
All competitors will have at least 45 minutes recovery time between the prologue and the chase.
Base times for the Chase will be from 12:45 to 13:15 meaning that the winners should finish by 14:00 with the majority of competitors finished by 15:00.

Entries Online entries preferred at, contact with any queries.
Fees Seniors £10.99.
Seniors with British Orienteering membership (National or SOA Local) £8.99.
Juniors, students, unemployed £3.50.
SI hire £1.00.

Pre-entry only. Closing date 19/01/2010. Late entries at organiser’s discretion +£2.00.

Dogs Dogs are allowed.
Officials Organiser: Beccy Osborn
Planner: Graeme Ackland
Controller: Paul Caban
Entries: Jon Cross

Competitors participate in this event at their own risk