Next few events

Date Event location Near Type
Sun Apr 26th Bell Wood training Aboyne Training
Fri May 01st Tilquhillie Forest Sprint Banchory Local-(D), Sprint
Sat May 02nd Aboyne Aboyne District-(C), Urban
Sun May 10th Shooting Greens training Potarch Training
Fri May 15th Dess Forest Sprint Aboyne Local-(D), Sprint
Sun May 17th Bogendreip Strachan District-(C)
Sun May 31st Carlogie training Potarch Training
Sun Jun 28th Potarch Potarch District-(C)
Sun Aug 23rd Birsemore Aboyne District-(C)
Sun Oct 04th Wood of Easter Clune Finzean District-(C)

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Bell Wood training

Sun 26th Apr 2015

Type of event: Training

Full club training for all levels. Note club members only.

Last edited:14th Apr 15  Read more…


Tillyfourie Forest Sprint

Fri 17th Apr 2015

Type of event: Local-(D), Sprint

Results

Results will be available soon.

The fIrst Maroc forest sprint of the year will be at Tillyfourie on Friday 17th April. A completely new area for orienteering, Tillyfourie offers just enough contour, rock and vegetation detail to make it an excellent addition to Maroc’s map portfolio.

A single ‘tricky’ orange course. 3.6km with a tough 115m of climb, 12 controls, 1:10,000 map scale. Enter from the signposted ‘Pitfichie Forest Cycle Trails’ sign at grid reference 657 126 to the south west of Monymusk on the B993 and continue 400m to small Forestry Commission carpark. Car sharing essential as only room for around 20 cars including general public.

Last edited:11th Apr 15  Read more…


Introduction to Orienteering

Starting Apr 26th 2015

Starting on Apr 26th Maroc are running a 4 week block of introductory orienteering sessions aimed at family participation with full coaching provided.

The sessions are suitable for families with at least one child P5 or older. Both juniors and adults can participate at the same time, at levels appropriate to their age and experience.

  • Apr 26th:    Introductory skills coaching session, Bell Wood, Aboyne
  • May 3rd:    Introductory event participation, with support to complete a course, Glen Dye by Strachan
  • May 10th:    Further skills coaching session, Shooting Greens by Potarch
  • May 17th:    Event participation with coaching support, Bogendreip by Strachan

28th Mar 15   Read more…


Top Maroc performances at JK 2015

Over forty competitors and their families from Mar Orienteering Club (Maroc) made the most of the  Bank Holiday weekend by competing in the JK International Orienteering Festival in the Lake District.

This is the UK's premier annual multi day competition attracting over 2300 competitors from around the world.  

15th Apr 15   Read more…


Banchory Academy off to Turkey and World Schools 2015

The Banchory Academy team head off to Antalya in Turkey for the 2015 World Schools Championships on 16th April. Fourteen local athletes are part of the team travelling from Scotland. The fund raising is nearly at an end and detailed preparations complete.

Good luck to the whole team!

15th Apr 15   Read more…


Club Development Plan

The Maroc committee and club development officer have put together a 5 year Development Plan for the club. This identifies priorities and a set of actions to achieve implementation of the plan. A copy of the Club Development Plan is available here.

13th Apr 15   Read more…


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