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Final points table:
For the end-of-series meal we squeezed into Rock, Salt and Sole in Banchory for fine fish and chips. Prizes were awarded as follows:
DNC – Men
1 Joseph Wright
2 Matthew Gooch
3 Felix Wilson
DNC – Women
1 Hazel Wright
2 Sarah Dunn
3 Eilidh Campbell
Mini-DNC – Men
1 Ewan Musgrave
2 Joel Gooch
3 Nick Hale
Mini-DNC – Women
1 Amber Graham
2 Kirsty Campbell
3 Helen Rowlands
Course of the year: Balnagowan planned by Drew Tivendale (beating Corsedarder, Roger Coombs, by one vote)
Toughest of the Tough: Shooting Greens, Donald Kerridge (one vote ahead of Hazelhead, Dave Kirk)
Special prize for diligence – David Esson who completed a course at every one of the seventeen events.
A big thankyou to all the planners who made the effort that made seventeen good night events possible. Also the behind-the scenes officials at MAROC and GRAMP who organised the series, arranged permissions, registrations etc.
Probably the most popular DNC series so far. A total of 108 people entered at least one event and 39 people did at least nine events. Please leave any comments about the format of the series, suggestions for improvements etc.
Long: 4.2 km 165m climb, 15 controls
Medium: 2.8 km 105m climb, 11 controls
Organiser / Planner: Sean O’Sullivan 07908 730851
See gramp website for results:
End of Series Celebration: Eating at Rock Salt and Sole in Banchory after last Dec (Sluie 21st Feb). Please send Jon a note of interest: jon”at”big-jon.demon.co.uk
He needs to know by the week before so they can sort enough chairs and tables for us! ie THIS WEEK
Long: 5.2 km 250m climb, 17 controls
Medium: 3.0 km 160m climb, 8 controls
Map: updated January 2018 by DOLM. Scale: 1:7,500, Contour interval: 5m
Organiser / Planner: Roger Coombs 07500 917673
A raw moolit night… and a few surprise mis-punches, all at no.2 !??
Results are now loaded up on the Gramp website here.
Long (DNC) – 4.4km
Short (mini DNC) – 3.3km
13 controls on both courses (so the shorties don’t feel short changed) but not necessarily the same 13.
Planner – Murray Anderson
Courses Long: 5.2km, 11 controls Medium: 3.0km, 11 controls
Balnagowan. Deceptively difficult in places with subtle contour detail. Sporadic windblow in places but courses avoid the worst of this. Long course will visit the northern hill. Medium will loop round the south eastern part and will use one control twice so read the map carefully.
Parking is in the same place as Coull event. On the track 1km North of the junction in Aboyne with the B9094 Tarland Road. It can be muddy. Please park carefully and avoid getting stuck or blocking anyone in. There is plenty space on the side of the track further down if the main area at the top is full.
Starts between 6-7pm please. Courses close at 8:30. Results should be up in record time.
Results are now posted on the Gramp website here.
Long course 4.9Km
Organiser / planner – John Lang (GRAMP)
Long 5k 11 controls 180 m climb
Medium 3k 9 controls 85 m climb
The first DNC event of 2018 was held at Raemoir.
Parking and Registration was at the rear of Raemoir House at grid ref NO 695995, by kind permission of Raemoir House.
Results are posted on the Gramp website here.
– Long : 4.6km 180m climb 17 controls
– Medium : 2.7km 90m climb 9 controls
Planner and Organiser : Rob Hickling (GRAMP)