Entries that have been categorised as News
Following the success of the Gramp system we ran the EEE system at Redburn on Sunday 27th March. This speeded up registration, and reduced computer data entry on the morning of the event.
Training for better technique is a great way to welcome spring and the clocks going forward. There is one more indoor session and two more Technical Talks then it’s all outdoors. Read more to see dates and locations.
Alistair Walker from Braemar was recently announced runner up in the Young Male Sports Personality of the Year Category of the Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards for 2010. Well done Alistair!
MAROC have 5 new Scottish Champions. The complex urban estate of North Muirton, Perth provided the setting for wins for Alistair and Jake Chapman (M10 & M12), Rhona McMillan (W16), Sarah Dunn (W40) and Duncan Coombs (M21E) last weekend. Well done all.
With increasing numbers attending all of our events we need to ensure our entry and registration systems are as slick and efficient as possible.
Bring your BOF numbers to events as it makes registration much easier and also allows you to get BOF ranking points at our level C events.
For the next 4 Wednesday evenings there is indoor training (circuits and other assorted fun) in Banchory Sports Hall and a talk by an expert in a subject related to sporting excellence. The first of these is on Wednesday 2nd March with Fraser Clyne (experienced internationl marathon runner) attending to talk on endurance running.
MAROC and GRAMP are joining forces again, this time to put on this summers Deeside Sprint-O series. The series will commence on Friday 6th May 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.
The new up to date status of MAROC’s SOA Colour & Participation badges is now available
The Deeside Night Cup is over for another year. The twelve race series was once again a close affair with most of the placings only being decided at Scolty after the last race. The usual lavish prize giving at the post race curry was this year attended by an all time record 40 people.
The Deeside Piper regularly publishes news of MAROCs activities. Sarah Dunn wrote the latest update..