Category: Results & Reports

Moravian beats Storm Dennis to award Championship Trophies

The Moray Coast proved to be the ideal location to host the 2020 Scottish Night Championships and the first Compass Point SOL event of the year. While the rest of the country had battened down the hatches, the weather was fairly mild to allow for successful racing at both Findhorn and Darnaway

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Students success at Scottish Student Championships

In addition to the Junior Inter Areas, the second weekend of November also hosted the Scottish University Championships. Teams from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling and Aberdeen enjoyed a weekend of competition with relays at Scolty Woods on the Saturday and individuals at Cambus O’May on the Sunday.

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Northern success at Junior Inter Areas

More than 100 juniors from all over Scotland converged on Deeside for the annual Scottish Junior Inter Areas, on the weekend of November 9th & 10th. Teams from the North, East and West battled it out over a weekend of competition and fun with relays on the Saturday and individual races on the Sunday.

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Scottish Juniors win at Ward Junior Home Internationals

Over the weekend of 11th – 13th October the Scottish Junior Team travelled to Northern Ireland for the Ward Junior Home Internationals. The individual races were held on the Saturday at Cassey Water in the Mourne Mountains and the relays at Donard Forest.

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World Orienteering Championships 2019 report

Saturday saw the conclusion of this year’s World Orienteering Championships.  The first World Championships since the sprint events had been separated off, it took place in southern Norway near the border with Sweden.

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Scottish 6 Days sixth and final day report

Grandtully has previously been connected with canoeing the rapids but there was a new type of downhill race with the final day of Strathearn 2019 in close proximity to the river. For yet another day the weather held out and the Middle Distance race was a fantastic finale to what has been a hugely successful Scottish 6 Days.

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Scottish 6 Days fifth day report

Craig a Barns was the birthplace of Scottish orienteering and has seen many excellent events since 1962, so was the perfect venue for Day 5 of Strathearn 2019.

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Scottish 6 Days fourth day report

The Scottish 6 Days promised a variety of terrain types and a few surprises.  Culteuchar & Dron was very different from the previous few days and offered fast running over closely cropped grassland before descending into the woods.  And what a finish – who would believe 2,500 orienteers would end up in someone’s back garden?

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