GB Test Race hosted by MAROC

One of the two forest test races, used for selection of GB team for 2022 European Championships / World Cup 2, and also in selection for World Cup 3 was hosted by Maroc on July 10th. Glen Dye was the venue, using the map courtesy of our friends, Grampian Orienteers.

10th Jul 22

2022 Scottish Championships Weekend

The 2022 Scottish Orienteering Championships were held on Royal Deeside on May 28th/29th.

Saturday's individual races, organised by Grampian Orienteers, were held at Glen Dye, and the following day MAROC hosted the Relays at Sluie.

Major orienteering events have been held on both areas in the past, and whilst recent storms had taken their toll, it was an excellent weekend of competition.

31st Mar 22

Deeside Night Cup final results

Here are the final points tables for the 2021/22 Deeside Night Cup and the Mini Night Cup.  Congratulations to Adam Barrie for being the overall winner in the Deeside Night Cup and to Roger Coombs for winning the Mini Night Cup.

For both courses, results are calculated as follows: 1st + 50 pts, 2nd = 47 pts, 3rd = 44 pts, 4th = 42, 5th = 40, 6th = 39....

1 point awarded even if retired

Planner gets 50 points on chosen course.

Course of the Year voting led to a tie between Balmedie and Crathes.

'Tougest of the Tough' course was voted to be Tilquhillie.

24th Mar 22   Read more…

Compasspoint Scottish O League Race & Senior Home Internationals


MAROC and Grampian Orienteers held a joint SOL weekend incorporating the Senior Home Internationals. 

On the Saturday GRAMPstaged a Middle Distance races at Balmedie along with the SHI Relays, and on the Sunday it was MAROCs turn with a full distance SOL at Glen Tanar. 

Since it was built as a traditional highland estate in 1869, Glen Tanar has been inviting people to relax and enjoy the great outdoors amidst a beautiful 25,000 acre landscape encompassing farmland, river, pine forests and heather clad moors.

Last used for World Championship Selection races in 2015 and the Scottish 6 Day in 2017. 

19th Jul 21

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