Postbox O

Last Updated: Wed 22 Sept 2021

Simpler orienteering courses and maps where the controls are postboxes.

We incorporate Postbox orienteering into our training activities, but since the controls are permanent, you can also run these courses at any time and as many times as you want. The courses are in SCORE format, with control with codes < 100 worth 10 points, between 100 and 200 worth 20 points, and > 200 worth 30 points. You can choose yourself if you want a 60, 40 or 20 minute time limit.

2021 courses

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Woodlands and Finnieston
Mount Florida and King's ParkNew housing estate between 22 and 104
East Kilbride201 is bridge, not postbox; 17 is post office. Additional paths between 10 and 11 and 11 and 12.
Tollcross, Parkhead, and ShettlestonPermanent controls in Tollcross Park on page 2 (worth 10 points each)
Alexandra Park and East EndPermanent controls in Alexandra Park on page 2 (worth 10 points each)
King's Park and surroundings Permanent controls in King's Park on page 2 (worth 10 points each)
Elder and Victoria ParksFeatures and permanent controls in Elder and Victoria Parks on page 2 (worth 10 points each)
Dawsholm ParkPermanent controls in Dawsholm Park on page 2 (worth 10 points each)

2019 courses

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Rutherglen and Burnside
Baillieston and Garrowhill201 is salt bin
Knightswood and Temple
Cardonald and Crookston
Canniesburn and Bearsden
Clarkston and Muirend
Shawlands, Langside, and Newlands
Gorbals and Bridgeton
Kirkintilloch and Lenzie
Possilpark and Maryhill12 is indoors (in front of the Post Office at Tesco's)

2018 courses

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West End