Carlogie DNC

Wed 18th Dec 2019

Type of event: Local Race, Night
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 19th Dec

Results

Part of the Deeside Night Cup series. 

Two courses of around 3km and 5km at TD5/Green standard as far as possible. No concessions to the dark.

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Location

Nearest town: Kincardine O'Neil

Pre Event Info

Bring a spare torch/battery and wrap up warm or waterproof as appropriate.
Check here and on the DNC website for updates to locations and snow reports etc. before travelling.

If you’re not yet TD5 (Green) standard then please find someone who is to run with the first couple of times so you can pick up tips on Night O navigation strategy.

Directions / Parking

Cross the Potarch bridge then take a right after 500m and drive approximately 2km up single track road heading north. Parking will be on the usual dirt track just after the tarmac road ends.

Registration & Start Times

Starts/Registration  18:00 – 19:00

Courses close 20:00/20:30 depending on the planner/area.

Course Information

Middle distance type control pick courses, mostly on the nicest bit of hillside in the north west that will reward smooth and accurate orienteering.

There will be loops such that courses visit some controls more than once. Please read map and control description carefully.

Short 3.3km

Long 4.7km

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

Seniors £5, Juniors £2.50

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.

Timing will be by EMIT brikke

Please note that lost brikkes will be charged for at £45 unless the Club Commitee agrees there are special circumstances.

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