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Producing and Publishing Event Results: March 2024

As part of our obligations to Maroc members and to British Orienteering, all event results, large and small, must be published on the respective Websites.

01st Mar 24   Read more…

Night O Safety

This is useful summary for those who is thinking about to run on night orienteering

03rd Nov 23   Read more…

Scottish Champs Weekend 2023 in Oban

Maroc Podium positions at Individuals and Relay

A very competitive Maroc team of 24 travelled to Oban for a weekend of quality orienteering competition. They embraced the challenge of one of the best UK orienteering areas at Creag Mhic Chailein for the Individual races and the varied terrain of Inverawe Country Park for the Relays.

The excellently organised events were held on 27th and 28th May hosted by the West Area clubs. Full results are on the Forth Valley and STAG Glasgow websites.

Photos Credit: Alan Bennett

30th May 23   Read more…

Return of the Schools Festival 19th May at Crathes

Maroc and Active Schools Aberdeenshire are going to jointly host a schools festival at Crathes Castle on Friday 19th May 2023 – the first since Covid. This is free and open to any children from P5 to P7, and promises to be great fun for all. Contact the club secretary for further details.

18th Apr 23   Read more…

Wednesday evening Technical Training (WeTT) sessions this Spring

Fresh from his winter down under, Ewan Musgrave is organising a series of Wednesday evening technical training sessions leading up to the JK. Further details will be advertised nearer the time, but they are aimed at anyone at light green standard and above. The first one will be on Wednesday 15th March.

03rd Mar 23

Balmoral Success at Scottish Night Championships

A host of podium positions for Maroc

Maroc hosted the Scottish Night Championships at Balmoral on 25th February. The weather was cold with a few snow flurries but the conditions were excellent for night racing in complex terrain. 

01st Mar 23   Read more…

Club training at Haughton and Murray Country Park

Club training at Haughton and Murray Country Park

If there is demand all levels of training will be provided.

Sign up closed:23:59 on Wednesday 1st February. 

The car park at Haughton Park will be appropriately signed. Please arrive promptly.

Further details here

24th Jan 23

Calling all teachers

IntrO course for teachers after the Easter holidays 2023

We are hoping to run an IntrO course for teachers and others working with children such as scout leaders. This will take place after the Easter holidays 2023 and consists of two 3 hour sessions. At the end of the course, you will have all the skills and resources needed to teach the basics of orienteering to a group of children. There will be a minimal fee to help cover costs. Further information from the Maroc club secretary.

18th Jan 23

After school sessions to restart in March

Orienteering in Banchory and Aboyne

We are looking forward to restarting after school orienteering in Banchory and Aboyne. These sessions will take place on Thursdays starting on 16th March 2023. They will be suitable for children from P5 to S2, and will be organised through Active Schools. Look out for a message from Active Schools inviting you to sign up. Further information from the Maroc club secretary. 

18th Jan 23

Entries now Open for Scottish Night Championships

Balmoral: Saturday 25th February 2023

Enter Online by SI Entries here

To celebrate 25 years of the Deeside Night Cup and in conjunction with the Balmoral Estate, MAROC are pleased to host the 2023 Scottish Night Orienteering Championships. It promises to be a fitting test of night orienteering in quality Deeside terrain. Indoor facilities have been secured for the Event Centre.

As part of a busy weekend of Orienteering MAROC are hosting a Sprint Event on the streets of Ballater on the Saturday afternoon and neighbouring club GRAMP are holding a Regional Event on Balmedie dunes on the Sunday. Details on the websites and entries through SI Entries.

31st Dec 22

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