Jamie Stevenson Trophy: GynackSun 09 June, 2019
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 Activities 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.
Pre Event Info
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.
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.
Near: Kingussie Lat,Lng: 57.08003,-4.05302 OS Grid Ref: NH756005 Postcode: PH21 1HE
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.
Courses provided in accordance with the JST rules and guidelines; please read the Rules and Guidelines here.
|Green||4.5 km||200m climb|
|Light Green||3.4 km||105m climb|
|Orange||2.9 km||70m climb|
|Yellow||1.9 km||55m climb|
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.
Dogs allowed only in public areas, under strict control.
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.
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.
Contacts / Officials
Organisers: Jane Cox (BASOC) () & Ann McGougan (BASOC)
Planner: Clare Kemsley (BASOC)
Controller: Hilary Quick (BASOC)