Denlethen Woods, Laurencekirk

Tue 25th Jun 2019

Type of event: Local Race
Type of terrain: Woodland
Info updated: 26th Jun


Local event suitable for beginners.

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Nearest town: Laurencekirk

Pre Event Info

Directions / Parking

Parking on the old A90 south of Laurencekirk. Follow the main street through Laurencekirk, heading south and the event will be signed on the right just before you join the A90 dual carriageway.

Registration & Start Times

Registration and starts from 4.30 until 6.30pm

Course Information

3 courses:

Short and easy

Medium ‘orange’ standard course

Technical ‘windows’ course

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

£4 adults and £2.50 juniors

Contacts / Officials

Planner and organiser: Sue Barrie

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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