To try and make best use of the darker nights, the DNC will start and finish a bit earlier than in previous years and also run closer to Xmas/New Year break to squeeze in a couple more. Helen Rowlands is the DNC Coordinator for GRAMP. We have planners for all the GRAMP events but if you think you can lend a hand at registration or by collecting controls she’d still like to hear from you. Contact her using this contact form.
Two courses 3km and 5km at TD5/Green standard as far as possible. No concessions to the dark. There may also be an additional Orange in a couple of our less technical/scary areas for really junior Juniors and beginners to be able to have a go too. Check the details on the DNC blog.
28/10/2015 Hazlehead intro event
04/11/2015 MAROC Potarch
18/11/2015 MAROC Sluie
25/11/2015 Glen Dye part1
03/12/2016 MAROC Shooting Greens
09/12/2015 Glen Dye part2
16/12/2015 MAROC Balnagowan
30/12/2015 MAROC Glen Tanar (cancelled)
13/01/2016 MAROC Glen Tanar
27/01/2016 MAROC Bogendreip
10/02/2016 MAROC Dinnet North
17/02/2016 MAROC Torphantrick (fingers crossed and permissions TBC)
As this is a shared series, we operate a separate blog with full list of dates, venues, travel maps, final results and chat – DNC Blog. Once it kicks off in earnest check there rather than here for up to date details like snow reports.
There are lavish prizes for the best M/W Junior and Senior in each Cup and a host of frivolous prizes for things like the Toughest of the Tough for the most gruelling courses and Best/Worst Mistake. Seriously though, this is one of the most competitive leagues around and worth turning out for if only for the challenge of finding your way around areas you thought you knew pretty well until someone turned the lights out!