Individual – Cambus O’May – Sat 24th September
Relay – Forvie – Sun 25th September
Gramp are proud to be joint hosts with Maroc for this year’s JIRCs which will see squads from all over the UK jetting in to compete and socialise with old friends and rivals alike. Competitors will be staying at Cults Academy and buses laid on to ferry them up Deeside for the Individual day and then even further north to Forvie for the Relays.
Initial invitations and details have already been sent round all the squads and preparations are starting to really ramp up now.
Iain McLeod is the JIRC Coordinator this year heavily involved in organising the accomodation and support side of things, George and David Esson are controlling the Individual event and Adrian Will is Organiser for the Relays and will be looking for volunteers very soon to help ensure everything runs smoothly on the day. He’ll need plenty of hands for things like helping direct traffic and marshal the crowds of eager Juniors in the Start pen so why not contact him to offer your services now?
Helpers will get a chance to enjoy Forvie after the Relays have finished but with a limited range of courses TBC.
Make sure you know what Out of Bounds and uncrossable i.e. “forbidden to cross” walls/fences look like on these ISSOM maps – PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT THIS GUIDE. Uncrossable means forbidden to cross as we don’t have permission for you to do so. If in doubt and the wall/fence/piece of land you’re about to cross looks private then show some respect and don’t do it!
Reg 18:00 – 18:45ish, last start 19:00, £3 Senior, £1 Junior/Student (tbc)
Times are a bit earlier than Summer Series to catch the light but you still might want a torch for the last couple if the weather’s gloomy.
Juniors under 16 should be accompanied by an adult (to comply with BOF insurance requirements).
Click on each area name above for a link to a map showing where registration will be.
Are you up for two full days of mixed orienteering and mountain navigation over some of Deeside’s finest moorland and forest?
Fully catered overnight camp?
The chance to earn a much-coveted RUN GMC shirt?
Back by popular demand, we bring you the Grampian Mountain Challenge 2016 around (maybe even over) Morven and surrounding areas on the 12th and 13th of November.
The scenery may have changed but the format will be the same with three classes run as pairs or solo and probably some spot prizes too – there is a campaign brewing for a sub-competition for Dads & Daughters in Class C this year (although maybe it should be Parent and Progeny to be totally PC about it?)
Put the date in your diaries now, start tapping up running partners if you want company out there in the wilds – entries starting to creep up now so don’t miss out.
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