Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club

Jamie Stevenson Trophy: GynackSun 09 June, 2019

Last updated: Thu 25 January, 2024

Regional level event

Explanation of event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.


Results and Splits


We are delighted to be hosting this year's Jamie Stevenson Trophy competition, Scotland's premier inter-club competition for juniors. We hope to give adults the opportunity to run as well, though numbers of such runs will be limited and are primarily intended for adults accompanying junior teams.

Pre-event Information

The Event Arena will be in Ardvonie Park, Kingussie, just behind the Duke of Gordon Hotel. There will be a short walk of about 600 m/40 m climb to the Start, and an Arena Finish. Ardvonie Park is a flat, grassed area with plenty of space for club tents.

Location Info

Near: Kingussie
Lat,Lng: 57.08003,-4.05302
OS Grid Ref: NH756005
Postcode: PH21 1ET

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Directions / Parking

Car parking is free in Kingussie. There will be limited parking in the car park adjacent to Ardvonie Park, but this will also be used by members of the public. Parking is also available at the Railway Station (PH21 1EN), and at the Free Church car park - both along Ruthven Road/B970, opposite the Duke of Gordon Hotel. Please contact the Organiser for best parking options if you intend bringing a coach or large mini-bus.

Map / Terrain

Nicely mixed woodland with some open moorland running on the longer courses. All maps A4 @ 1:10 000 and 5m contours. Loose control descriptions available.

Registration and Start times

Registration from 10 am. Clubs Parade approx. 10.45 am. Starts from 11:30 am. Adult runs from approx. 1 pm. We will aim to award prizes between 2 pm - 2.30 pm; please be patient.

Course Information

Courses provided in accordance with the JST rules and guidelines; please read the Rules and Guidelines here.

Green4.5 km200m climb
Light Green3.4 km105m climb
Orange2.9 km70m climb
Yellow1.9 km55m climb

Entry Details

Entry forms have been sent out to Club Secretaries. Team entries to Judy Bell (ESOC) please. Closing date Friday 31st May. Limited EOD for adults accompanying junior competitors; please register before running.

Dog restrictions

Dogs allowed only in public areas, under strict control.

Contacts / Officials

Organisers: Jane Cox (BASOC) ( & Ann McGougan (BASOC)

Planner: Clare Kemsley (BASOC)

Controller: Hilary Quick (BASOC)


There are public toilets at Ardvonie Park with a modern turnstile; 50p to enter, cash or card. The Duke of Gordon Hotel will be open until 2 pm for food and 2.30 pm for drinks (copy of menu @ Registration), and the Co-op on the High Street is open all day. The ScotJOS cake stall will be selling delicious home-baking - please support them.

First Aid: Anyone requiring First Aid should report to Registration/Download. The nearest A&E hospital is Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, IV2 3UJ.

Nearest A&E Hospitals

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ

Nairn Town & Country Hospital, IV12 5EE

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Rita Ribeiro from the TickApp Project will be at the Jamie Stevenson this year. You can download and read about Rita's work here. Ticks are present in the area, so please do a thorough check after running .. and let Rita know if you find any.

Thanks to Highland Council for permission to use Ardvonie Park, Pitmain Estate for access to the forest, and Ultrasport for the kind donation of 'spot prizes'.

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.