Scottish Night Orienteering Championships 2018 Results

Pollok Country Park, 10 February

St Andrews Orienteering Club (Glasgow) organised this year’s Scottish Night Orienteering Championships on a brand new map of Pollok Country Park.  Further information on the STAG website.

ResultsWinSplits and RouteGadget.

Scottish Night Champions 2018

  • M16 no entries
  • M18 Ben Brown   ESOC
  • M20 Tom Nichol  AYROC
  • M21 Josh Dudley  MAROC
  • M35 no entries
  • M40 Michael Atkinson  ELO
  • M45 Fraser Purves  FVO
  • M50 Ben Stansfield  FVO
  • M55 Keith Brown  ESOC
  • M60 Martin Dean  FVO
  • M65 Les Dalgleish  ESOC
  • M70 Phil Smithard  KFO
  • M75 no entries


  • W16 Alice Wilson  CLYDE
  • W18 no entries
  • W20 no entries
  • W21 Rona Lindsay  ESOC
  • W35 no award
  • W40 Heather Thomson  ESOC
  • W45 Hazel Dean  FVO
  • W50 Jane Ackland  INT
  • W55 Christine Patterson  CLYDE
  • W60 Sally Lindsay  ESOC
  • W65 Margaret Dalgleish  ESOC
  • W70 Eleanor Pyrah  ESOC
  • W75 no entries

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Junior Inter Areas Competition 2017

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Junior Home Internationals 2017 – Mid Wales

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