Events/Results, GJO, News

3 GRAMPs win at 2011 Scottish Score Champs

Well done to 3 GRAMPS who won Scottish Score Championship status at Stirling today (27/11/11) – Tim Griffin M45, Dave Armitage M60 and Katrina McLeod W18. Also to Sam Gomersall M50 who came second behind Martin Dean (which is as good as winning in my book as the area is Martin’s back yard!!) 😉
The ingenious trade-off between fast grass and tarmac around the University Campus coupled with the steeper rougher terrain to the north made it quite difficult to judge how long you thought you’d take in each area and to decide whether to do the Campus loop first with fresh legs or to leave it to last to stagger through on the way to the Finish. Another nice touch, that caught many folk out, was the inclusion of several of the highest scoring controls very close to the Start/Finish rather than in the furthest corners of the map as is often the case. Those that took a moment to read the instructions and map carefully before pegging off were rewarded with some unexpected easy hits – good for the confidence and ego!
Full results can be found on the FVO website.

Discussion

Comments are closed.

New club tops for 2017

CAN’T WAIT FOR THE NEXT EVENT? NEED A FIX NOW?

Then try a Permanent Orienteering Course in a local forest or park or try one of our Street O maps for a taste of urban O.

SOA

Scottish Orienteering Association

British Orienteering

British Orienteering

RSS SOA news

  • STAG’s 35th Anniversary Event, Grandtully
    STAG invite you along to this quality event with all the things you expect from a STAG event ! A warm welcome & friendly banter, cracking NEW area & map by Stirling Surveys, SI punching etc. STAG website for more deatils and enter via SiEntries
  • Scottish juniors in British Orienteering Talent Squad 2018
    We're delighted that 11 Scottish athletes have been named in the British Orienteering Talent Squad 2018.
  • Scotland 2nd at SHIs in Northern Ireland
    The Senior Home Internationals were held last weekend in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. England came out on top, beating the Scotland team by two points. Ireland took 3rd place and Wales 4th. Thank you Fermanagh Orienteers for hosting!