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Day 3 Report - Birsemore Hill

A perfect but challenging stage

This was probably the first orienteering day incorporating a World Ranking Event where knitted aliens were presented to the winners. The Scottish Junior Orienteering Squad (ScotJOS) is looking at various fundraising initiatives including aliens. The Gristwood household (Graham and Fanni  Gyurko) as winners of the Men’s and Women’s Elite will no doubt be delighted with these new additions.

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Day 3: Birsemore Hill

Birsemore out of the forest

Tuesday 1st August

Deeside Daily News-sheet

Day 3 Report

Day 3 Results

Split Times - WinSplits Online

Routegadget courses 14-41

British Orienteering Ranking Points

Photo Gallery: Wendy Carlyle, Andy Johnson

Day Three on YouTube


Beware Lyme disease!!

Remember to check for ticks after every run. For more information on how to remove ticks go to

Tick bites can infect you with Lyme disease, which can be a very serious illness. If you feel unwell in the weeks after the event and/or develop a rash, be sure to consult a doctor.

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Local Geology Day 3

Notes on Geology and Topography​ of the Birsemore Area

Introduction to Geology of Deeside...

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Elite Race Information

World Ranking Event on Day 3

Day 3 at Birsemore Hill will be a World Ranking Event for the M21E and W21E classes. It will be a middle distance race with planned winning times for both men and women of 35'. 

WRE Startlist can be downloaded here

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