Glen O’Dee Summer Sprint

Fri 20th May 2011

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Info updated: 09th Mar

Results

The third of the MAROC and GRAMP Deeside Summer Sprint series took place at Glen O’Dee.

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Location

Nearest town: Banchory

Pre Event Info

The third of the MAROC and GRAMP Deeside Summer Sprint series took place at Glen O'Dee.

This series of 6 races is taking place on Friday evenings through the early summer. Planned at TD3 standard they are meant to be fast and fun so come along and give it a try. The scoring system will be the same as the familiar Deeside Night Cup, with the best four races to count.

Parking and registration is at cricket pavilion - Burnett Park.

Rules & more information.

Directions / Parking

Parking and registration is at cricket pavilion -Burnett Park.

Course Information

One TD3 level sprint 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.

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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