Northern Night Cup round 4TolquhonieWed 09 January, 2019
Local 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.
James T produced challenging courses (as expected!) which were positively received by competitors. Thanks to James, assisted by Midge, for all the controls out / controls in and to to soup kitchen on the night.
Pre Event Info
The event will be based at Carrbridge Village Hall with a walk from there to the terrain of Tolquhonie & Beddengorm Woodland.
BASOC wish to acknowledge the cooperation of the Carrbridge Capercaillie Community Working Group and Scottish Woodlands.
Near: Carrbridge Lat,Lng: 57.28160,-3.81398 OS Grid Ref: NH908266 Postcode: PH23 3NA
Directions / Parking
Park in the main car park in Carrbridge; cross the road safely to the village hall which is slightly up the road from the car park.
Registration at Carrbridge village hall.
1.8km walk to the start. Similar distance back from the finish which is only a short distance from the start. It is possible (and advisable) to leave extra clothing at the start.
Map / Terrain
Tolquhonie is a lovely Scots pine woodland with good runnability throughout while providing a physical test at the same time. To provide good courses and visit some new bits of the area from 2 years ago there are not very obvious early cut back options and less similarity between the start of the long and medium than other rounds. The long is a great test and enjoyable and I walked round it (and I do mean walked!) in 70mins. That was in the dark with no flags out (though I didn't make many mistakes! ;-) If you are worried about coping with the long then it may be advisable to do the medium.
Registration and Start times
Registration, Entry on the Night, Map issue: 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Start times: 6pm to 7pm
Courses close: 8pm.
All competitors should collect their map from Registration BEFORE going to the Start.
Long = 4.8km / 180m climb
Medium = 3.8km / 95m climb
Preferably enter online through SIEntries
but there will be limited entry on the night dependant on map availability.
Senior Member £6.00
Senior Non-Member £7.00
Junior / Student Member £3.00
Junior / Student Non-Member £4.0
On Leads outside only.
BASOC juniors will be selling soup & bread - donation minimum £1
Toilets available in the hall.
Contacts / Officials
Planner & Organiser: James Tullie