Hope you all enjoyed the route choice I tried to add, the balmy night and mince pies!
Routegadget should be OK now … here
Short 3.4k 8 controls – Long 5.0k 13 controls
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Boom! Straight into the serious stuff this year.
Long: 4.7km, 165m climb, 15 controls
Short: 3.1km, 100m climb, 9 controls
Planner / organiser: Nick Hale
Look what regular nocturnal outings up and down Deeside can help you achieve….
Scottish Night O Champs 2017
Drew Tivendale M40L
Joe Wright M18A
Helen Rowlands W45L
Matthew Gooch M16A
Carolyn McLeod W50L (bit of a DNC part-timer but we’ll still claim her!)
Lesley Gomersall W55L
Eilidh Campbell W16A
British Night O Champs 2017
Alistair Chapman M16
Eilidh Campbell W16
To try and make best use of the darker nights, the DNC will start and finish a bit earlier again this year and includes an event in between Christmas and New Year to keep the momentum going. Two courses 3km and 5km at TD5/Green standard as far as possible. No concessions to the dark.
More details to follow but here’s a list of dates and areas for starters:
01/11/2017 MAROC Birsemore Results, splits and RG
08/11/2017 GRAMP Hazlehead Results, splits
15/11/2017 MAROC Shooting Greens Results and splits and RG
22/11/2017 GRAMP Countesswells Results and splits and RG
29/11/2017 MAROC Potarch Results, splits and RG
06/12/2017 GRAMP Crathes Results, splits and RG
13/12/2017 MAROC Carlogie Results, splits and RG
20/12/2017 GRAMP Glen Dye Results, splits and RG
27/12/2017 MAROC Glen Tanar Results and splits
03/01/2018 GRAMP Raemoir Results, splits and RG
10/01/2018 MAROC Coull Results, splits and RG
17/01/2018 GRAMP Balmedie
24/01/2018 MAROC Balnagowan
31/01/2018 GRAMP Tyrebagger
07/02/2018 MAROC Corsedarder
14/02/2018 GRAMP Scolty
21/02/2018 MAROC Sluie + prizegiving + meal
CHECK THE LOCATIONS ON THE INDIVIDUAL CLUB WEBSITES OR INDIVIDUAL POSTS HERE BEFORE SETTING OFF FOR ANY EVENT AS THERE WILL BE MORE DETAILED TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS
Bring a spare torch/battery and wrap up warm or waterproof as appropriate.
Check here for updates to locations and snow reports etc. before travelling.
Seniors £5, Juniors £2.50
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.
Starts/Reg 18:00 – 19:00
Courses close 20:00/20:30 depending on the planner/area.