Forest Sprint, Sluie, 18th May 2012

The series will commence on Friday 20th April and the single course event format will cater for all Orienteers of TD3 standard and above. Expected winning times for the evening races will be in the order of 15-20 minutes.


Summer Forest Sprint Race Series Rules

The race is a "one course fits all" sprint race with estimated winning time of 15-20 minutes of TD3 standard.
Points: will follow the Deeside Night League model. Best four scores over the six races will count towards the final league results.
Course: one forest sprint course of 2.5 - 3.0 Km. The emphasis is on simple, fast(ish) and fun, so the Orienteering will be relatively straightforward.
The course will be set at TD3 (Orange), so all levels other than white/yellow should be able to take part. The TD1 (White) or TD2 (Yellow) competitors can also take part if accompanied by a TD3 level or above runner.

Races in the 2012 Series

Race 1, April 20th Tilquhillie
Race 2, April 27th Crathes (GRAMP)
Race 3, May 4th Dunnotar (GRAMP)
Race 4, May 11th Scolty (GRAMP)
Race 5, May 18th Sluie
Race 6, May 25th Corsedardar


Fixture location


Nearest town: Kincardine O'Neil


  • Planner: Roger Coombs
  • Organiser: Roger Coombs
  • Controller:


One forest sprint course of 2.5 - 3.0 Km. TD3 standard.

General info:

Entry details:



Entry: On the day

About the area/map


Wooded hillside with plenty of rock detail immediately north of Potarch bridge.










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Last edited: 20th May 12  by Roger Coombs