Johnshaven and Lathallan SOUL and UKEOL

Sat 07th Mar 2020

Type of event: Regional Race
Type of terrain: Urban
Info updated: 30th Mar


Updated with final results 30th March 2020.

Mar Orienteering Club welcome you to Johnshaven and Lathallan for the third SOUL event of 2020. We are also very pleased to welcome the UKEOL for their first event of the year. The terrain consists of intricate streets and passageways in the conservation fishing village of Johnshaven and the grounds and gardens of Lathallan School, formerly Brotherton Castle.

Please do not enter the village of Johnshaven before your run. Afterwards, you are
invited to explore the village where the Anchor Hotel serves a full range of meals and

Preliminary details including directions in PDF format.

Final details in PDF format.

UKEOL start list

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Nearest town: Johnshaven

Pre Event Info

Acknowledgements: Many thanks to the following:

  • Richard Toley, Headmaster, Lathallan School
  • James Woodhouse, Head of Outdoor Education, Lathallan School
  • Johnshaven Community Council
  • Wairds Park committee
  • Johnshaven Primary School
  • Maroc Volunteers

Directions / Parking

Please do not enter the village of Johnshaven before your run. Afterwards, you are
invited to explore the village where the Anchor Hotel serves a full range of meals and

Train/Bus/Cycle to event: There is an hourly Stagecoach bus service, the X7 from
Montrose to Stonehaven, both of which have rail links to Aberdeen, Inverness and the
Central Belt. The bus stop is on the A92 at the turn to Johnshaven, from which it is a
500m walk north on the A92 to the Lathallan School entrance. The event is also on
Route 1 of the National Cycle Network that can be accessed from both Montrose and

For those travelling by car from the South: turn off the A90 dual carriageway at
Laurencekirk and follow the B9120 (signposted to St Cyrus) south-eastwards over the
Hill of Garvock for 5miles. At the A92 turn left. After 2 miles ignore the right turn
into Johnshaven (also ignore your Sat Nav at this stage!) and continue 600m to the
Lathallan School entrance on your right where the event will be signposted.

For those travelling by car from the North: Turn off the A90 dual carriageway at
the southern Stonehaven exit for the A92. Follow this road through Inverbervie. The
entrance to Lathallan School is 3 miles after leaving Inverbervie and 1.2km after Mill
of Benholm. The event will be signposted at the school entrance.

Parking is limited, please share transport wherever possible: There is a one-way
traffic system in the school. The entrance is from the main A92 Montrose to
Stonehaven road. Parking will be at several hard standing locations, all a very short
walk from Registration. Please follow directions from parking volunteers and use the
designated walking route to Registration, avoiding the competition area.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Nick Hale (Maroc)

Organiser: Bob Sheridan (Maroc)

Controller: George Esson (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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