DNC, Events/Results

DNC Balmedie – 23/11/16 – Results

Starry, starry night!  Perfect for star-gazing and not so bad for orinteering, either!  Although cold (+1 deg) there was almost no wind, and conditions were excellent for fast running.  The ground frost actually hardened up the open sandy areas, and made them faster than ever before.

The EMIT equipment worked well despite the cold.  All the brikkes functioned perfectly.  I think that doing the brikke check at registration is something we should always do.  The control units worked fine, although two units (103, and 106) gave numerous low battery warnings – “99 codes”.  However, with one exception, they still registered punches on the brikkes of everyone who visited them.  The exception affected Matthew Gooch, who logged a “99 code” from control 106, but no punch registered there.  As the 99 code is clear evidence that he visited the control, we have happily reinstated Matthew.  Controls 103 and 106 are now going to be retired from active duty (after over 10 years service).

There was very close competition at the top of both courses, though you’ll see from the splits that even the speed merchants still had far from perfect runs and some lost considerable time at certain controls.  Here are the links to:

Results        Splits         Routegadget

Planner/Organiser – Rob Hickling


One thought on “DNC Balmedie – 23/11/16 – Results

  1. Highly entertaining looking at some of these splits 🙂

    Posted by The Interloper | November 30, 2016, 12:58 am

Something to say about this? Leave a reply....

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

New club tops still available


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.


Scottish Orienteering Association

British Orienteering

British Orienteering

RSS SOA news

  • Scottish Champs 2018 Individual
    Saturday 26th May, Achagour and Dulsie Hosted by: INVOC Organisers: Kevin Holliday and Guy Seaman, INVOC (email events at invoc.org.uk) Planner: Laurence Cload, INVOC Controller: Richard Oxlade, GRAMP Enter here >
  • Scotland Vets Selection Policy for VHI 2018
    The VHI is taking place in South Wales this year. If anyone would like to be considered please get in touch with me.
  • SCORE magazine
    The March issue features reports from TAY's anniversary celebrations, a trip to China for ECKO juniors, the 2018 SOL and SOUL series, athlete profiles, training tips, important updates and business items from the SOA, as well as all the regular features.