Midsummer Fun

A warm up for the Moray Mix Weekend, which is an Urban event, SOUL 5 at Dufftown on Saturday and a forest event, SOL 4 at Lossie Forest on Sunday.

Fri 20th Jun 2014

Type of event: Local Race-(D)
Type of terrain: Forest
Info updated: 03rd Feb


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Pre Event Info

Midsummer Fun

A warm up for the Moray Mix Weekend, which is an Urban event, SOUL 5 at Dufftown on Saturday and a forest event, SOL 4 at Lossie Forest on Sunday.

The map has recently been revised by Tim Sands.

Revack is an excellent area with plenty of scope for planning technical and physical orienteering challenges.

We encourage you to enter online via 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. Online entry closes the Wednesday midnight 18th Jun.

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.



Directions / Parking

Parking at Grid Ref NJ032255. On entering Revack from the B970 at grid ref NJ030259, continue up the drive, (watch out for runners on the Yellow course crossing the drive) and after 450m, turn towards the right and a car park with a wooden hut at the entrance (GR NJ032255). Registration will be at the wooden hut. Please don’t continue left up the drive towards the main estate buildings as we’ve been asked to avoid using that area for this event.
Start and Finish are adjacent to car parking.

Registration, Start & Finish

Registration: 17:45 - 19:30
Starts: 18:00 - 20:00

Course Information

Subject to final controlling:
Yellow, 1.2km, 30m climb
Orange, 2km, 40m climb
Short Green, 2.7km, 130m climb
Green, 4.1km, 150m climb

Explanation of colour courses

  • White are very easy with all controls on paths. They are mainly used by 6-10 year olds and family groups.
  • Yellow use simple linear features like paths, walls and streams. They are mainly used by under 12’s and family groups.
  • Orange progress to basic use of the compass and route choice. They are ideal for novice adults or experienced youngsters.
  • Light Green are ideal for improvers as the navigational difficulty begins to increase and uses simple contours and point features.
  • Green are used mostly by experienced under 18’s and adults wanting a short but challenging course with a very hard navigational difficulty.
  • Blue are a longer, more physically demanding course in comparison to the green. The distances are more varied between controls and the course attracts experienced orienteers.
  • Brown & Black are very physically demanding and have a very hard navigational difficulty. They are for experienced orienteers only.
  • Score means visiting as many controls as possible in any order in a specific time, like 45mins.

Entry Details

Fees: Everyone on Yellow or Orange courses: £2. Seniors on other course(s) £5.
Entry: Online and on 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.

Contacts / Officials

Planner: Gavin Miles
Controller: Hilary Quick

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.


Please note that if you have competed in three orienteering events and not joined an orienteering club that is a member of British Orienteering then you are not covered by our public liability insurance.

Medical Conditions

You have the option of downloading and completing this Medical form. It could be life saving if the organisers are aware of any existing medical conditions in the event of an incident. You can leave it at registration/enquires in a sealed envelope that will only be opened if required and destroyed after the event.


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