Including the Club Championships

An open to all Score event, that also includes the BASOC club championships. The club champs will be using a handicap scoring method that James will have spent hours calculating.

There will be a social lunch (bring a dish) from around 12:30 open to all. The club AGM will be after lunch.

Sat 12th Dec 2015

Type of event: Local Race-(D), Score, Social
Type of terrain: Woodland
Info updated: 14th Jan


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Event Report

Saturday saw the club champs held in conjuction with the AGM 2015. The event was based at Kincraig village hall. The format was a handicap score with runners having to collect a pre-assigned number of controls. 

A highly scientific forumla was used to calculate this - it may need to be made more scientific for next year....

In the end everyone seemed to enjoy Janette's courses on a clear winters morning. 

Gemma Karatay continued her run of good form to take the overall win and first senior woman. Johannes Petersen was first senior man. Izzy Cox was first junior (after a close finish with Katrina McGougan who unfortunately got one control too few). 

Peter Lamb was first veteran man and Jo Cummng first veteran women.

Thanks to Janette for planning. 


Place Name AgeClass Club RaceTime FinalScore
1 Gemma Karatay W21 BASOC 00:35:02 17
2 Johannes Petersen M21 BASOC 00:36:59 20
3 Jessica Tullie W21 BASOC 00:39:06 20
4 Peter Lamb M65 BASOC 00:46:39 12
wrong number Katrina McGougan W14 BASOC 00:47:16 13
5 Izzy Cox W14 BASOC 00:47:18 14
6 Robert Hickling M60 GRAMP 00:48:05 18
7 Gavin Miles M40 BASOC 00:48:47 18
8 Elaine Gillies W50 TAY 00:48:58 16
n/c Lynne Walker W60 BASOC 00:49:31 14
9 Rhona Fraser W60 INVOC 00:49:53 12
wrong number Marion Maccormick W70 BASOC 00:50:21 9
10 Dave Machin M70 BASOC 00:50:47 8
11 Chris Fitzsimons M45 BASOC 00:53:36 15
12 Jo Cumming W65 BASOC 00:58:53 9
13 Anne Hickling W60 GRAMP 00:59:09 13
14 Anna Cox W12 BASOC 01:01:04 11
15 Jenny Clarke W40 BASOC 01:02:22 14
16 Moira Laws W70 TAY 01:13:37 12

Pre Event Info



Directions / Parking

We are using the Kincraig Community Hall as our base. It's 6 miles south west of Aviemore on the B9152.

Registration, Start & Finish

Registration opens at 10:30

Mass start at 11:00

Course Information

A simple Score format with a mass start.

Explanation of Score courses

You don't have to visit all the controls! There is usually a time limit, instead of a set course. Points are scored for visiting controls, and deducted for finishing over the time limit. You decide which controls to visit, and in which sequence. Sometimes controls have different points values. You will need to carry a watch or phone, so you know how long you have been out.

Entry Details

Fees: Adults £3, Juniors £2
Entry: On the day and via

We encourage you to enter online and doing so will guarantee there will be a map for your choice of course. No payment will be collected by oentries, you just pay on arrival at the event.

By having this information in advance we can more accurately judge how many maps to print and it makes producing the results easier and quicker. If you don't already have an oentries account it only takes minutes to set one up and will then save you time entering events in the future.

There will be maps available for entry on the day.

Hired timing chips (Si-Cards, dibbers)

We provide a free loan of these if you don't have your own, but if you loose it there will be a £30 charge for it's replacement.

Terrain Description

A very pleasant birch forest.


Indoor toilets, changing and social space.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Janette Macleod

Safety and Risk

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.


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