Scottish Saltires MPC is now on Facebook. Most of our up to date news is on our Facebook - Look for Scottish Saltires (no MPC) and you will find us


2019 Dates

29 Sept: Scottish Biathlon Champs, Aberdeen, Entries Closed. Results  here

21 Nov: Scottish Saltires MPC AGM 7pm at log cabin. 


Welcome to the website for Scottish Saltires Modern Pentathlon Club (SSMPC).

Scottish Saltires
 MPC provides information and training relating to the five disciplines in Modern Pentathlon: Fencing, Riding, Running, Shooting and Swimming. Information is provided for each discipline, on its own and within pentathlon.

You don't have to do all five disciplines to be involved. Competitions are held using only some of the events. This means athletes can pick and choose their involvement in the sport.

Modern Pentathlon is made up of 5 different sports: swimming, fencing, riding, shooting and running. Times and scores are converted into points, which are worked out from set, published tables. include:

Modern Biathlon (swim and run)

Modern Triathlon (shoot,swim,run)

Modern Tetrathlon (fence, shoot, swim and run)

Modern Pentathlon (ride, fence, shoot, swim and run) 

Biathle and Triathle

Laser Run 

Scottish Saltires MPC is affilliated to Pentathlon GB which is the governing body for Modern Pentathlon in the UK. SSMPC is also affiliated to Scottish Fencing

As a club, we encourage participation in each discipline through using local athletics, swimming, fencing shooting and riding clubs. SSMPC top up this training with events and training throughout Scotland. The club can also  provide use of fencing equipment, electric targets and lasers for laser run.


Kerry Prise riding at the European Championships 2012.

From L to R; Gemma Craig, Aylish Paisley, Steph Craig, Lauren Craig and Ellie Paisley at the UK Triathlon Championships, Solihull, 17/18 Nov 2012.

SSMPC new training facility in Aberdeen. 

Former Scottish rugby captain David Sole with SSMPC club members, from left, Freya Hartley, Isabella McQuaker-Kajwara, Katie Knowles, Tom Robertson and Trish Prise when receiving bursery award from 'Quality Meat Scotland' 

Pictures; (top)The Three Musketeers! at Youth International, Gloucester, (middle) Michael Smith and Chris Leichti at Triathlon Championships. (bottom) SSMPC Biathlon running . Left; U10 girls start their run at SSMPC Biathlon. Scroll down for more photos.                  



Our Recent News Is Now Posted On Our Facebook Page!

2019 Membership: If you join Pentathlon GB/Scottish Pentathlon (go to Pentathlon GB web to do this) and you tick Scottish Saltires as your club you are then automatically a member of our club. You can then attend training and use of equipment and be part of Scottish Pentathlon's Aberdeen Hub!

Training In Aberdeen: Swimming, Tuesday 7pm to 8pm weekly at ISA. Fencing, Sunday, Log Cabin, Laser Run, Weekend sessions regularly, Pony Club shooting, monthly. D of E laser shooting, weekly. If you need anymore information about training, please email and you'll be put in contact with the correct person.


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