Results will be posted as soon as last finisher has downloaded. https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2022/Cove
Our Urban Sprint O series is being kicked off for us by Eric Lovie at Cove Bay. One course 3.1km Orange/Medium standard with an option to shorten it to 1.7km (That’s as the crow flies – actual distance covered in urban is about 1.5 times further) SI controls will be used. We can lendContinue reading “Urban Sprint @ Cove Bay 10/8/22”
Bob Daly placed 6th in the M65 “A” final for the World Long Distance Champs in Puglia on Saturday – improving on the very good 13th place he got on Thursday in the Middle format. Well done, Bob! And at JWOC in Portugal, Sam Griffin and his GB Teammates Rachel Duckworth, Jim Bailey and IrisContinue reading “Bob D almost a World Champion! JWOC 5th for Sam Griffin Mixed Relay Sprint Team”
– Autumn Sprints in August (bit earlier this year to avoid late starters running in the dark) – then towards the end of the year we have bigger events planned at Crathes and Balmedie Wednesday 10th Aug – Autumn Urban CoveWednesday 17th August – Autumn Urban WesthillWednesday 24th August – Autumn Urban Abz UniWednesday 31stContinue reading “Loads of events happening on your doorstep soon…”
For the benefit of new members who keep seeing our posts urging you to enter SOLs and SOULs but aren’t sure what we’re on about…. SOL = Scottish Orienteering League (sponsored by CompassPoint) – larger events – 350-400 runners on average – a full range of courses to choose from including Black and Short Green/Blue/BrownContinue reading “SOL? SOUL? What’s all that about?”
Below are the results from tonight’s event at Danestone. Many Thanks to Sam & Lesley for planning and to David for helping collect controls afterwards. Good luck to Sam Griffin who is off in the next few weeks to Portugal to the Junior World Champs, and to David who is off to Italy for theContinue reading “Balgownie 29th June Results”
Many thanks to Neil for planning the event and to Ian/Farran/Sam & Lesley for helping collect controls. Easy 1 Emily Arthur 31.082 George Esson 35.32 Short Tech 1 David Esson 30.062 Aileen Salway 31.253 Ros Nicholson 36.53 (cycled from Aberdeen)4 Chris Aust 37.055 Samantha & Kailin 59.486 Lennon Atchison 76.237 Paul Atchison 76.28 Long TechContinue reading “Balmedie 22nd June + BBQ Results”
Many thanks to Tim & Zoe for running the event on the night and to Sam Griffin our recently crowned British Sprint Champion who planned (lucky devil is in Majorca on a cycling holiday at moment!) Thanks to Bob and Aileen for helping collect controls at the end and David Esson for computing. Results P.S.Continue reading “Westburn & Victoria Parks Wed 15th Jun Results”
Below are the results from tonights event at Foggieton. Many thanks to George for helping put controls out, and Sam G, Zoe and Bob for helping collect the controls. Easy1 Logan Thompson 15.382 Emily Robertson 20.203 Sophie DePasquale 24.414 Helen Greenwood 25.225 Owen DePasquale 26.14Short Tech1 Olivia Coman 36.022 Ros Nicholson 41.093 Stuart Hall 43.504Continue reading “Foggieton Wed 9th Jun Results”
No Champs this year but some great runs/results including: 1st Pete Lawrence M55S Helen Greenwood Yellow 2nd Duncan Grassie M35L Gary Morrison M55S Chris Aust M70S Neil McLean M75L Gramp3 Mike Greenwood, Gary Morrison, Dennis McDonald Relay Class: 14+ points 3rd Matthew Thomson M35L Kevin Reynard M55S Bob Daly M65L Ros Nicholson W55S 4th SamanthaContinue reading “GRAMP successes at Scottish Champs 2022”
Sorry about the delay in posting results – too busy celebrating Saturday’s and Schools Championship results – oh, and Zoe’s first serious orienteering race in far too many years – and then work got in the way this morning.Better late than never! Results P.S. You’ll have noticed the website is getting a bit of aContinue reading “Duthie Park & Ferryhill Wed 1st Jun Results”
Final Results RouteGadget (done by course rather than age class so check your map)BOF results (ranking points) Big congrats to all the Champions for 2022 and the Gramp Team who made it all happen today.And good luck to all those relaying at Sluie tomorrow.
Below are the results from tonight’s event at Hazlehead Park. Was a gorgeous evening, and everyone seems to have enjoyed themselves. Interestingly we have a few participants who had equal times. Not often we get that! Many thanks to Tim and George for putting the controls out and Tim, Bob and George for collecting theContinue reading “18/5/22 Hazlehead Summer Series Results”
Results RouteGadget Great evening at Balmedie. Many thanks to Tim for planning and Bob and Sam for helping collect controls and David for results service. (P.S. Foggieton RouteGadget is up now too.)
Results RouteGadget A dry but chilly night saw old and new test their wits on the twists and turns of the many paths and linear features at Foggieton. Many thanks to David for all his IT wizardry, and to Gareth for helping with control collecting (and to those who also offered to help – alwaysContinue reading “Foggieton Forest Sprint 13th April Results”
Well done to Sam Griffin and Jeremy Huthwaite, M18E and M50S respectively, for wins at Golden Valley & Cognor Wood down in Englandshire. Click on the image below to link through to our Facebook page (and while you’re there Like it to get news like this as soon as our roving reporter posts.)
https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2022/FSTollohillRouteGadget Many thanks to Ros for planning a great wee course and to Hugh, Helen and Gareth for helping collect controls
Final resultsThis season’s DNC final event took place at Crathes with award winning courses from Ros who managed to weave everyone between all the wind blow and also scooped First Lady in the Mini DNC in the process. About 30 other Gramps have been out enjoying the dark side on Wednesdays and three have aContinue reading “DNC 2021-22 Final Results”
Results RouteGadget(If you think folk took odd routes bear in mind the actual map used on the night was covered in pink crosses indicating felled/windblow patches.)
Results for tonight’s Night O at Elrick Hill https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2022/ElrickRouteGadget Many thanks to Murray for planning it👍
Calling all you loyal GMC fans out there (and the ones who haven’t yet discovered the delights of Scotland’s Friendly Sociable Winter Mountain Marathon but who surely will if you tell everyone about it please). We can’t reveal where yet but we can reveal when. Drum rrrrrrrroll….. Ta-da!!
Results and splits Routegadget Many thanks to John Lang for the dizzying whirl round the woods.
For those of you who couldn’t make it to the AGM last December you missed the entertaining sight and sound of David struggling to contain his own bemusement at having to refer to his mum and dad as “Lindsey” and “George” for the purposes of his Chairman’s Report. (I know the feeling having been taughtContinue reading “AGM 2021 roundup, Gramp Champs (not) and other successes”
Chilly but fantastic night at Balmedie tonight. Many thanks to Julian for planning, and Julian & David for collecting controls afterwards👍 Results RouteGadget
Many thanks to Team Esson for planning/’puting and Rachel, Helen and Pete for Control collecting. Results and splitsRoutegadget Turns out we could have had some sort of social outdoors as it was so warm this morning. Plenty folk spotted picnicking in the park and also bumped into some old ex-Gramp friends, Gordon and Ruth, whoContinue reading “Hogmanay Hangover Handicap 1st Jan 2022 @ Hazlehead”
Results and splitsRouteGadget not quite sure how crazy this is going to look but will be fun playing it back!! Many thanks to Dave Kirk for the courses and to Lachlan and David E for helping collect controls.
Big congrats David Esson on winning M40S down in Englandshire last night, while Hugh Nicholson came 7th in a large M55 field. Looks like it would have been quite magical with a smattering of snow over Cleeve Hill.
Results and splitsRouteGadget Thanks to David Esson for planning and Drew Tivendale for assistance in collecting afterwards. Looking at the spiders’ webs seems like the “wee tip” re checking numbers was a good one. Good luck to anyone trying to suss out a training run in the area by looking at Strava traces!!And good luckContinue reading “DNC Tollohill Wed 24th Nov”
Fantastic nights orienteering at Hazlehead tonight. Great courses which caught a few people out planned by our W12 junior Samantha McDonald. Well done Samantha👍 Results are now available to view https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2021/DNCHazlehead BOF results RouteGadget
Scotland won the Boys JHI Relay by 2 seconds this weekend! Congrats to James Hammond, Laurence Ward, Sam Griffin running in Team Scotland 1 and all the rest of the ScotJos crew on some other great performances too. Individual results from the day before
Thank you all for attending tonight’s event. Below is the link to the results. Many thanks to Dave Kirk for putting on a fun challenging event. https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2021/OldAberdeenUrban
Wow! Never seen the Westburn so burny as tonight or the grass so waterlogged. Almost needed a snorkel in parts. Thanks to Sam and Tim for doing the soggy honours tonight. https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2021/WestburnUrbanSprintResults I also uploaded to RouteGadget to see what it would make of the voided section for the road crossing and seems to copeContinue reading “Westburn & Victoria Parks Urban Sprint 22/9/21 Results”
More evidence of urban developers having fun at Boca Raton, Florida. Built on top of old waterways so the black bits seen here would have to be mapped as blue and if you could persuade some residents to welcome soggy orienteers popping up at the back of their houses you could make hold (probably) theContinue reading “Is it mapped?”
Remember the video with Foss and Erik and other members of the Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra summoning up their inner Picts at Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle? Well, the ASO Zoomed with a southern counterpart, Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra based in Market Harborough in Leicestershire, for UK Make Music Day on June 21st and recorded ‘Entry of theContinue reading “Nothing to do with orienteering but… (part 2)”
Thanks to Oonagh and Donald for organising the Westhill leg of the series. Donald is so taken by the ease of making courses and timing etc that he’s going to introduce his DofE group to MapRun. Results – not sure but I think the folk recorded as mispunches are self-declared rather than just failing toContinue reading “Westhill Urban Sprint 15/9/21 Results”
Here are the results from todays event at Balmedie Beach. https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2021/SHIRelays2021 https://www.sportident.co.uk/results/GRAMP/2021/SOL2021Balmedie Many thanks to all the Gramp helpers and in particular to Zoe Griffin ably assisted by Tim (Planner), Sarah Dunn (Controller), and Sam & Lesley Gomersall. (Organisers) Routegadget SOL and SHI Relays BOF results & points (updated 13/9/21)
Great night with a lovely BBQ afterwards enjoyed by everyone. Thanks to planner Tim Griffin and Scouts for use of the fire pits. That wraps up our Summer Series. Great to see such big numbers turning out regularly and welcome to all the newcomers who have joined the club recently as a result. There’ll nowContinue reading “Templars 18/8/21 Results”
Seems like everyone enjoyed themselves this evening even if one or two got fooled by incoming texts or emails making them think they had hit a control when they heard a ping. Others said they couldn’t hear the pings very well at all but we’re reliably informed that bluetoothed ear phones solve that problem –Continue reading “Cove Urban Sprint 8/9/21 Results”
Despite steady rain for much of the day, we managed to set off 1000+ people, count them back in and still found time to get a run ourselves, with some good results too with several 1st and 2nd placings. Big thanks to our Day Coordinator, Paul Duley, for keeping us all up to speed withContinue reading “S6D/2 Day 5 job done!”
Gramp’s day finally rolled round and tomorrow we’ll be manning starts, waking up/collecting controls and hopefully getting some orienteering in too on an area that’s been described as “hard to relocate” – sounds fun!!
Apart from Helen and family plus Tim G who were involved setting up controls for Day 4/5 (3 cheers for them!), most of us have been enjoying the official rest day although some need a few lessons on the definition of ‘rest’ as they seem to have interpreted it as the ‘rest’ of the holidayContinue reading “S6D/2 Rest Day”
Many thanks to George and David for planning/computing and ace control collectors Bob Daly, Helen Rowlands and Gareth Yardley. Short (Easy) Results SplitsMedium Results SplitsShort Tech Results Splits Long Tech Results SplitsRouteGadget Don’t forget to check for ticks and that we now take a break for the Scottish 3+3 Days untilTyrebagger on 11th Aug TBCTemplarsContinue reading “Glen Dye Wed 21/7/21 Results”
Photo taken at 2110hrs while collecting controls. Thanks to Eric Lovie for giving us a guided tour of all the boulders tonight in a fast and furious control picking style and David Esson for computing and control collecting.
Easy Results SplitsMedium Results Splits Short Tech Results Splits Long Tech Results Splits Routegadget Thanks to Eric Lovie planner and David Esson computing and control collection “Disgusting, nefarious, sneaky, crafty…” no, not the planner, ticks!! While you were waiting for the results, did you check yourself for ticks as loads of the wee critters outContinue reading “Mulloch Wed 14/7/21 Results”
We are pleased to have been awarded a grant of £100 from Aberdeenshire Clubsport (https://www.scottishclubsport.co.uk/club/45) to help cover the additional costs of running events with Covid requirements. We have invested in a contactless payment system and bought all the necessary PPE. Good to have some financial support to back up the work our volunteers haveContinue reading “Aberdeenshire Clubsport £100 grant”
After another month of watching Tiers and C-19 announcements with bated breath we’ve received a flurry of emails from the 6 Days crew outlining Plans L, M and N (at least) to go ahead with the 6 Days in one form or another. This is all thanks to Richard Oxlade, Dave Kershaw assisted by othersContinue reading “3 cheers for Richard and Dave!!”
Short (Easy) Results SplitsMedium Results Splits Short Tech Results Splits Long Tech Results Splits RouteGadget (this version of the map doesn’t show recently felled area to NW of car park) Thanks to Ian Hamilton for setting us a real challenge tonight certainly towards the start of the Long Tech. Good practice for those of usContinue reading “Scolty Wed 30/6/21 Results”
GMC 2023 dates will be 7th/8th October. Can’t say where yet but stick the dates in your diaries now. Wow! That was a wild one, eh? Many thanks to everyone for all your kind comments regarding courses and organisation and congrats to the winners and also to those who found time to pause for aContinue reading “GMC 2021 Lochnagar 6th/7th November”
Short (Easy) Results Splits Medium Results Splits Short Tech Results Splits Long Tech Results SplitsRouteGadget Thanks to Paul Duley for tonight’s fun in the dunes, David for computing and Adrian, Alex and Ian for collecting.