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Gramp Mountain Marathon Success

There was success last weekend in the emerald isle for a team from Gramp in the Mourne Mountain Marathon. Experienced MM’ers Sean O’Sullivan and Rob Hickling teamed up to run their first Mourne, which is renowned as a small, friendly and relaxed event. After a good first day, they were third overnight on the B class, 20 minutes down on the leaders. Then on Sunday, Sean and Rob had the fastest time of the day and took the overall class win by 5 minutes. The splits on Sunday make interesting reading, as some of the other top teams made significant navigational errors and lost quite a lot of time – perhaps because they do less orienteering! The times and splits are at:

http://www.mourne2day.com/Results%202012

If you believe you have the endurance over the hills, why not try participating in the Grampian Mountain Challenge in November!

https://grampoc.com/2012/08/15/grampian-mountain-challenge-2012-glen-dye-17th18th-november/

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UPCOMING EVENTS (click series or event names for details link)

NB We can now attend events outwith local area but still need to be SOA/BOF members

SUMMER SERIES
WED 19/5 to 18/8 See Summer Series page for this year’s venues.
30/6 Scolty
7/7 Tollohill
14/7 Mulloch
21/7 Glen Dye
(break for 6 Days)
11/8 Tyrebagger
18/8 Templars Park

SATURDAYS
25-27/6 Mor MTBO w/e
21/8 Mor club champs Roseisle may be open to others?
28/8 BASOC Local TBC

SUNDAYS
1/8 Scottish 6 Days starts one way or another hopefully, through to 7/8

VIRTUAL O
You can join the Mobile O revolution  and download the MapRun app and have a go at some local courses using your phone to time yourself and even navigate with. Visit our MapRun page for instructions and a list of maps.
Or do one of our Temporary Orienteering Courses if we’ve got one out at the moment – see the TOC post for info.

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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.

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