Balfour National Event (SOL 2)

2024 Scottish Orienteering League #2

Sun 21st Apr 2024

Type of event: National Race, JD2C
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 19th Feb

Welcome to Spring in Classic Orienteering terrain on Royal Deeside for the second 2024 Scottish Orienteering League Event.

Balfour is on the southern slopes of Deeside, 3km SE of Aboyne, a large forest, last used for a National status event on Day 2 of Royal Deeside 2017.

This event is held as Day 2 of a Double-header weekend with Tayside Orienteer's Scottish Middle Distance Championships at Alyth Hill on Saturday 20th April.

Follow the old drove roads across the Mounth for our SOL 2 event at Balfour on the Sunday.

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Nearest town: Aboyne

Pre Event Info

The Course v Age Class matrix for the Scottish Orienteering League has been updated for 2024. This year you and your age class may be running a different course!

Check here for the new matrix.

Event details and entry information will be posted shortly.

Contacts / Officials

Organising Team Leader: Sue Barrie

Planners: Andrew McMurtrie and Alan Bennett

Controller: Ian Hamilton (GRAMP)

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.
Participants in orienteering should be aware of the risk of tick bites - more information here.

SPORTident timing will be used

Please note that a lost hire SI-Card will be charged for at a rate of £30, unless the Club Commitee agrees that there are special circumstances.


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