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River Dee Radio Orienteering Podcasts

Whilst we are all in lockdown, an ideal time to listen to a collection of recent broadcasts from River Dee radio featuring MAROC orienteering:

March 2020: That Friday Feeling talks to Sarah Dunn, MAROC coaching coordinator and Regional Development Officer

March 2020: Night Orienteering Special - Paul visits Burn o' Vat with MAROC coach John Musgrave

March 2020: Aberdeenshire Sports Awards - Maroc voted Club of the Year 2019 & Matthew Gooch - Young Sports Person of the Year

September 2019: Orienteering at Glen Feardar

December 2019: Local Sports Personality Jon Musgrave

08th Apr 20


Coronavirus and Orienteering

We are all aware of the ongoing coronavirus situation.  I am reproducing here the recent communication from British Orienteering - we have been requested to cancel all events for the next 12 weeks and the events at Tillyfourie, Redburn and Sluie have now been removed from the events list.

Full statement below.

18th Mar 20   Read more…


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup - Revised Final Standings

Another change to the JD2C results - sometimes hard to tell who's run shadowed / paired / family group! So hopefully final revised results for the Jon Duncan Junior Deeside cup.  Congratulations to the category winners:

M8 Dougal Mather (MAR) W8 Joanna McDonald (Gramp)
M10 Fergus Dunbar (MAR) W10 Dara Tivendale (MAR)
M12 Ranolph Whitehead (MAR) W12 Ruth Gooch (MAR)
M14 Blair Garrett (MAR) W14 Morven Farquharson (Gramp)
M16 Sam Griffin (Gramp) W16 Amber Graham (MAR)

 

Please note that it has been decided that the event at Cambus O'May on 10th November will not count towards the JD2C.  Further details below.

04th Nov 19   Read more…


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup - Standings after 6 events

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.

19th Aug 19


Scottish Championships Closing date this Sunday 12th May

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.

10th May 19


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup - Standings after 3 events

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.

29th Apr 19


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup - Standings after 2 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.

22nd Mar 19


Jon Duncan Junior Deeside Cup 2019 Events and Rules

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
4 28th April MAROC Coull
5 30th June MAROC Potarch
6 7th July GRAMP Balmedie
7 25th August MAROC Glen Feardar
8 6th October GRAMP Forvie
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.

08th Jan 19


JD2C Final Results 2018

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

20th Dec 18


British Night Orienteering Championships Weekend

The British Night Orienteering Championships are coming to Deeside on the weekend of February 23rd - 24th 2019.

As well as the Night Chamionship event itself on Saturday evening, there will be a SOL at Birsemore on the Sunday and a SOUL sprint event organised by Grampian Orienteers at Cove earlier on the Saturday.

Online entries for all three events are now open on Fabian 4.

First closing date is 4/2/19 after which fees go up by £1.
Final closing date is 18/2/19 midnight.

Enter Online

02nd Nov 18


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