Tour de Edinburgh

As the world of cycling set out on a little trip around France in pursuit of a yellow jersey, another cycling event had one pocket of the Scottish cycling set entertained for an evening. The Edinburgh Nocturne came to the cobbled streets of the Grassmarket for the second year, as part of a series of races also staged in London and Brighton.

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A Hobby That’s Definitely on the Up

Hill Running is a popular sport but when someone organises his life around the dates of his favourite races, you know it’s serious. The Carnethy 5 hill race which has taken place from Penicuik every February since 1970, is a race that attracts that kind of loyalty.

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Orienteering pack puts Midlothian schools on the map

Every primary and secondary school in Midlothian has been plotted on orienteering maps and an educational pack of maps and orienteering equipment for pupils  was handed over to schools  at a ceremony in Bonnyrigg recently.

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Find Your Way to Braidburn Valley Park

Ever wanted to brush up on your route finding skills or learn to navigate safely n the hills? One of the best ways to do this is to learn to orienteer. This sport is fantastic because you can choose to take it as a skill game or an athletic competition, whatever suits.

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