Parking wil be in the FC car park. Follow the brown signs from Banchory town centre.
Sponsored by BTO Solicitors, this SOUL is also the first event of 3 for the British Night Orienteering Championships Weekend 2019.
Terrain and courses: housing estates on the outskirts of Cove so expect plenty of alleyways, small open areas, paths, corners and wiggly roads. Trainers recommended.
All Sprint courses planned with 12 – 15 minute winning times. Course lengths shown below are provisional subject to controlling:
|1||3.0km 35m||MO||Course 1 Open|
|2||2.6km 30m||WO/MV||Course 2 Open|
|3||2.0km 25m||WV/MSV||Course 3 Open|
|4||1.9km 25m||WSV/MUV||Course 4 Open|
|5||1.6km 25m||WUV/WHV/MHV||Course 5 Open|
|6||2.5km 30m||WJ/MJ (16-)||Course 6 Open|
|7||1.6km 20m||WYJ/MYJ (12-)||Course 7 Open|
Enter by SOUL class according to your age class:
Or enter any of the so-called “Course X Open” classes if you don’t want to be competitive in the SOUL but fancy a run anyway.
Parking: in far corner of car park of The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
Many thanks to hotel for giving us permission for this – you might like to book a room there with twin/double rooms from just £50.
Timing system: Emit Touch Free – emiTags will be provided FOC.
Many thanks to Emit UK for providing the kit as it gives folk a chance to use it prior to JK2019.
Starts: 13:00 – 15:00
Fees: Seniors £10 (non-BOF/SOA supplement £2), Juniors and Students £5
Cove and Altens locals are also invited to come along and try orienteering – see the
Cove Chronicle or the Community Facebooks for more info and costs
Apres-SOUL: The British Night Championships 2019 will follow on after this event (about 1 hour’s drive up Deeside to Muir of Dinnet) and then there’s the first SOL of 2019 at Birsemore on Sunday 24th which is also a UKOL ranking event.
First closing date is 4/2/19 after which fees go up by £1.
Final closing date is 18/2/19 midnight.
You can enter 1, 2 or all 3 events in one hit by clicking on the Fabian 4 Enter button above.
Get the dates in your diaries and enter now!
Planner: Pete Lawrence GRAMP
Organiser: Rachel Scott GRAMP Any questions?? Please use this contact form
Controller: Tim Griffin GRAMP