Hazlehead 31/5/23 Summer Series

Yay!! Summer’s here (well it’s warmer rain if nothing else) and Sam Gomersall is putting on our first Summer Series event to celebrate! Parking in the car park on the corner closest to the cafe/toilets.what3words: woof.cried.monkeyGR: NJ892054 Long 3.7km (park and the rest of the map) including a map memory option if you want anContinue reading “Hazlehead 31/5/23 Summer Series”

Crathes 24/5/23 Forest Sprint Results

What a fantastic sunny evening to end the Forest Sprints on? Thanks to Rachel for planning, Ros/Bob/David for collecting controls and all you lovely people who came out to share the evening – so many that we got caught short on Sprint maps had to recycle so apologies to those who had to wait aContinue reading “Crathes 24/5/23 Forest Sprint Results”

GMC entries open

Grampian Mountain Challenge SiEntries page is open for business. Entries Places are limited to 125 and 35 eager beavers have already entered so if your heart is set on a fun wee jaunt around the South Cairngorms as part of Scotland’s Friendly Sociable (potentially Winter-ish) MM then better bag your place now. Part orienteering, partContinue reading “GMC entries open”

Dunnottar Woods 10/5/23 Forest Sprint Results

ResultsWe’re going old school for the results from tonight’s event as the laptop wasn’t available. When David returns from his Riesling D’etre Tour we’ll download the splits and get RouteGadget up and running. In the meantime, tell us what you thought of Sprint if it’s the first time you’ve tried this O format. Thanks toContinue reading “Dunnottar Woods 10/5/23 Forest Sprint Results”

Glen Dye Sun 30/30/23 Results

Results RouteGadgetBOF results/rankings Many thanks to Planner Bob Daly and Controller Andy Oliver (MAROC) for taking care of the technical challenge provided today and Organiser Laura Farquharson for heading up today’s team of volunteers: Ros, Hugh, Neil, Alasdair, Kirsty, Paul, Judy, Rachel, Helen, David, Gareth, Dennis and Ian. As promised, the courses cherry picked allContinue reading “Glen Dye Sun 30/30/23 Results”

Balmedie Sun 26th Feb Results

Results BOF results with ranking points Routegadget Thanks to everyone who planned, organised, controlled, volunteered or just came along to help us kick off our 50th birthday celebrations at Balmedie today. And especial kudos to those who ran yesterday and still had enough energy, both mental and physical, to take on the infamous dunescape. BalmedieContinue reading “Balmedie Sun 26th Feb Results”

CompassSport Trophy 2023

For those of you not already in the know, CompassSport is a monthly mag dedicated to all things orienteering and the editor kindly sponsors the annual national inter-club competition which comprises the CS Cup for large clubs and the CS Trophy for small clubs. The rules are too complicated to summarise here so all youContinue reading “CompassSport Trophy 2023”

Monday 2nd Jan HHH Duthie Park & Ferryhill Results

Many thanks for all who attended our Hogmany Hangover Handicap event at Duthie Park this morning. Many thanks to Sarah Wallace for planning the Snakes & Ladders format Score, and to Ros & Hugh for the Social Party at their abode afterwards! Below is the link to the results not including the bonus points fromContinue reading “Monday 2nd Jan HHH Duthie Park & Ferryhill Results”

Balmedie Sun 11th Dec 2022 POSTPONED

😦 Regrettably, we have had to make the decision to postpone the Balmedie event on Sunday due to somewhat treacherous icy conditions on the path network and car park. It would not be safe for competitors presently and a Yellow Met Office warning remains in place currently right up to Sunday. The event will beContinue reading “Balmedie Sun 11th Dec 2022 POSTPONED”

GRAMP AGM/Social Sat 10th Dec

Venue – Rubislaw Church Centre, Beaconsfield Place (it has a car park and lift access). what3words: glory.prefer.panels Time – 6pm prompt Who – everyone welcome We’ve added a virtual element to this for those that live so far away that travelling makes no sense given the conditions. You shuold have received an email from ZoeContinue reading “GRAMP AGM/Social Sat 10th Dec”

DNC Hazlehead Wed 9th Nov

Hazlehead is back… and not just in the park this time so using mostly the golf course area and some of the few wooded parts that have not been affected by the storms.   Although traffic will be minimal if any, please take care at road crossings and note the under-16s should be accompanied to ensure their safety. Continue reading “DNC Hazlehead Wed 9th Nov”

Westhill 17th Aug 2022 Urban Sprint results

Here are the results for last night’s tour around Westhill courtesy of the Grassies. Hope you’re all getting the Urban bug as there are two more events lined up for you, at Aberdeen Uni/Old Aberdeen and Seaton Park. Watch this space for details soon. Westhill Results – 2022-08-17.pdf Westhill Results – 2022-08-17.xls

Urban Sprint @ Westhill 17/8/22

Next up, the Grassies are hosting us at Westhill. One course 3.4km   Orange/Medium standard with an option to shorten it to 3.3km (That’s as the crow flies – actual distance covered in urban is about 1.5 times further and Donald tells me optimum route at Westhill is 5.1km) MapRun so you’ll need a phoneContinue reading “Urban Sprint @ Westhill 17/8/22”

Balgownie 29th June Results

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”

Balmedie 22nd June + BBQ 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”

Westburn & Victoria Parks Wed 15th Jun 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”

Foggieton Wed 9th 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”

Duthie Park & Ferryhill Wed 1st Jun Results

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”

18/5/22 Hazlehead Summer Series Results

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”

Foggieton Forest Sprint 13th April Results

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”

DNC 2021-22 Final Results

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”

Hogmanay Hangover Handicap 1st Jan 2022 @ Hazlehead

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”

DNC Tollohill Wed 24th Nov

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”

Westburn & Victoria Parks Urban Sprint 22/9/21 Results

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”

Westhill Urban Sprint 15/9/21 Results

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”

SHI Relays and SOL Results Balmedie 4/9/21

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)