Next Fixture: Level B, Balmoral, 18th Oct 2014


Nearest town: Ballater

Classic orienteering in the grounds and forests of Balmoral Castle - the Queen’s official residence in Scotland. After many years of negotiations we finally have use of an area you’ll never forget. Orienteering World Ranking Event incorporating UK Senior Home Internationals.

Can't wait? Try one of our Permanent Orienteering Courses

03rd Aug 14  


Junior Colour & Participation Badges

The lists of Junior Colour & Participation Badges have been updated up to Monday 15th September

16th Sep 14  

Maroc AGM Friday 5th December 2014

Folks,  please make a note…

Maroc Annual Celebration (prize giving, potluck supper, AGM, party etc) is booked for…

Friday 5th Dec, Finzean Hall, starting from 6:30pm.

More details to follow.. all Maroc members, family, friends, potential members and visiting in-laws are very welcome,

02nd Sep 14  



Classic orienteering in the grounds and forests of Balmoral Castle - the Queen’s official residence in Scotland. After many years of negotiations we finally have use of an area you’ll never forget. Visit the Race The Castles website for full information.

15th Aug 14  

2014 Croatia Open, Sarah Dunn

MAROC in Italy & Croatia 2014

The Musgrave / Dunn clan headed for the Croatia Open via the last 2 days of the World Champs in northern Italy and a week in the mountains of Slovenia. Read more for Sarah’s account of the trip.

10th Aug 14  

Swiss O week Day 5 Start,

MAROC in Romania and Switzerland 2014

Roger and Trish Coombs made the Transylvania Open in Romania their warm-up for their prime 2014 summer focus, the Swiss O Week. Read more…

06th Aug 14  

Rhona McMillan at JWOC, BOF

Rhona runs at JWOC 2014

The Junior World Orienteering Championships are the pinnacle of junior orienteering and this years GB team included MAROCs Rhona McMillan. Originally a reserve Rhona was pleased to be asked to complete the team when a drop-out occurred. Competing in all four race discipline during the week long competition Rhona put in some strong performances and particularly so in the relay where running in the GB 2nd team she helped them to an impressive 10th place, one ahead of Team 1.

02nd Aug 14  

MAROC in the shadow of the Matterhorn,

Summer European competition for MAROC

MAROC athletes have been busy over the summer holidays this year with members taking part in competitions across Europe. From Croatia to Switzerland, Romania to Sweden MAROC were there….

01st Aug 14  

Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2014

The positions after the last event (Glen Fearder) have now been updated
Latest Positions

Shadowing is shown in the results tables by the number being in italics.  If you notice an incorrect record of shadowing at any event in the results,  please email Trevor Ricketts to correct.

22nd Jun 14  

Informal event at Torphins, 28th June 2014

On Saturday 28th June, Maroc will be hosting an informal event using the new urban map of Torphins, as part of the “Torphins in Action” event. There will be 2 courses available: a short course of ~1.5km suitable for novices and a longer course of ~4km suitable for more experienced, including club members. Technical difficulty of the longer course will be equivalent to orange standard.
Start times between 2-3:30pm from the grounds of the Torphins Health Centre.

21st Jun 14  

MAROC at Jukola 2014, Andrew MacMurtrie

Maroc at Jukola 2014

Maroc sent two teams to Jukola 2014 with a 42 year age spread between oldest and youngest.
Team 1: M20; M20; W21; W18; M16; M55; M50 put in an overall time that would have placed 255th and top British…but there was also an unfortunate mp though.
Team 2: M40; M35; W45; M18; M16; M50; M45 closed out in about 503rd. This in a field of about 1600 teams.
Full results and plenty of other information including videos.
Some photos are in the Picture Gallery - more will be added later this week

16th Jun 14  

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