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River Dee Radio's 'Sport with Paul' visited MAROCs Glen Feardar event last Sunday. You can hear their Orienteering Special via this link - a very good summary of the Glen Feardar Event and the lead up to it.
Here are the JD2C standings after the event at Balmedie on 7th July.
The next event which counts for the JD2C will be Glen Feardar on this coming Sunday - 25th August.
Reminder that the closing date for online entries for the Individual Championships is midnight this Sunday, 12th May. The event is being hosted by Solway Orienteers and will take place on 25th May at Dalbeattie Town Wood with a revised and extended map.
The Closing date for Relays is 16th May - please let Sarah Dunn know if you want to run in a relay team. The relays will take place at Drumlanrig on Sunday 26th May.
More information on their website here for both the individual and relay events.
Entries via SIEntries here.
Here are the JD2C standings after the events at Glen Dye. There should be another update soon to include the Coull event yesterday.
The next event which counts for the JD2C will be Potarch on 30th June.
Latest updates to the junior colour and participation badges, updated to include events so far in 2019: Glen O' Dee, British Night Champs, SOL 1 Birsemore, Torphantrick, Glen Dye and the Deeside Night Cup events.
Latest standings after the events at Glen O'Dee in January and the Birsemore SOL in February are here.
Next event which counts for the JD2C is the event this Sunday at Glen Dye. Weather forecast is good and a nice area so get out there and score some points! Check the Gramp website for info on the road closure approaching Strachan from the west.
The Jon Duncan Dunior Deeside Cup (JD2C) is a points competition for Juniors of MAROC and Grampian Orienteers which runs each calendar year. The competition this year will be run over 9 events and is already underway with the event at Glen O'Dee on Sunday.
The full list of fixtures is in the table below and this along with summary of rules in the attached.
|Event number||Date||Organising club||Location|
|1||6th January||MAROC||Glen O'Dee|
|2||24th February||GRAMP/MAROC||SOL1 Birsemore|
|3||24th March||GRAMP||Glen Dye|
|7||25th August||MAROC||Glen Feardar|
|9||10th November||MAROC||Cambus O'May|
Prize giving for the competition (the much coveted wooden statues) will be at the GRAMP And MAROC Club AGMs.
If you are not sure of the age class that you should be running in, this is tied to your year of birth, so effectively your age at the end of 2019 - see the attached table.
With apologies to those affected, belated posting of revised Final standing for the JD2C. Congratulations again to the category winners below as well as to all medal winners in the attached full table.
|M8||Fraser Pain (GRAMP)||W8||Dara Tivendale|
|M10||Findlay Cormack||W10||Romily Kellas|
|M12||Ranolph Whitehead||W12||Ruth Gooch|
|M14||Ewan Musgrave||W14||Catriona Chapman|
|M16||Matthew Gooch||W16||Eilidh Garrett|
Congratulations to Sarah Dunn, whose 'Community Orienteering and Protection of the Environment' project (COPE) has been nominated for the European Network for Rural Devlopment 'Rural Inspiration Award'. Sarah has been managing the COPE project over the last 2 years.
Grampian Orienteers have asked us to advertise the following. For anyone not coming to MAROC club training on Sunday morning (but why wouldn't you???):
Gramp Post AGM Christmas Score, Sunday December 2nd
Parking at Cults Primary School, NJ883032
Long score, 45mins (over 16s only)
Short score, 30mins (included recommended yellow course if preferred)
Starts 11 -12
Seniors £4, Juniors £2
Cake and hot drinks stall in aid of the Scottish World Schools Team