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Cloth Badges

Strathearn 2019 Scottish 6 Days 

Cloth Points Award Badges

Gold, Silver and Bronze badges are gained by competitors who obtain an overall score equal to or less than the numbers shown on the table which depend on the class size.

 

The badges cost £4 and can be paid for by going to:

https://www.fabian4.co.uk/adhoc/payment.aspx

There will be no charge for posting. 

 

Please contact Rona Molloy with details of what badge you would like and an address to post it to.

Rona Molloy –

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Lost Property

The team at Scottish 6 days have collated a list of the 'LOST PROPERTY' Items, we have a detailed list below. If this belongs to you or your family can you please contact Rona and Jonathan:

Rona Molloy 07745 957326

Jonathan Molloy 07803 616471

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Strathearn 2019 Scottish 6 Days Photography

We have had a great response regarding photography of each day, view the selection below:

Oscar Worth
Day 1 & 2

Andrew Johnson
Day 1Day 2Day 3Crieff SprintTrail-ODay 4, Day 6

Wendy Carlyle
Day 1Day 2Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6 & Prize Giving

Steve Rush:
Auchingarrich

Day 1 part 1Day 1 part 2  
Edinchip
Day 2 part 1Day 2 part 2Day 2 part 3 
Dundurn
Day 3 part 1Day 3 part 2  
Day 3 Elites WRE  
Rest Day - Crieff Sprint MaCrosty Park
Sprint  
Drummond Castle Estate & Torlum Wood
Rest Day Trail O  

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Day 1 Report

Auchingarrich Race Arena

Auchingarrich proved a tough and testing area for the first day of Strathearn 2019, as orienteers from around the world enjoyed challenging terrain on a day with sunshine and a light breeze.

Day 1 was also a challenge for organisers, with split car parking and race arena, an inch of rain the day before, and a last-minute detour for the walk to the start. Thanks go to all the various teams, led by Day Organiser Sue Barrie, who helped deliver a first-class orienteering experience, and to everyone who had to walk a little further than hoped.

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Day 1: Auchingarrich

Auchingarrich

Sunday 28th July

Auchingarrich has a classic mix of plantation forest, with a surprisingly intricate network of rides; technically detailed open hillside and some faster running on the fields and woodland of the valley floor to the north.

The Livestream today is focused on the M/W 55L but not exclusively.

Results Livestream M55L Tracking W55L Tracking

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Live Video Streaming

and GPS Tracking

The aim of the Livestream is to cover the breadth and depth of orienteering that we see every two years at the Scottish 6 Days. Therefore, the coverage will focus on different age classes each day. As well as the Livestream there will be GPS tracking available separately.

Please check if you have been selected to carry a tracker.

See below for the links to each days coverage.

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The Tick Project

TickApp is a citizen science project run by SRUC and the University of Edinburgh that aims to estimate people’s risk of exposure to ticks in Scotland. We are attending orienteering events to compare the number of ticks collected using survey transects (scientific method) with the number of ticks reported by people after orienteering in the same area. These data will be used to get better measures of how often people encounter ticks whilst doing outdoor activities, and help map tick distribution in Scotland.

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Daily News

Some great news featured on this page! For specific information on each days activity please refer to the details below...

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for information about Scottish 6 Days Orienteering. Please share your excitement and get involved.

 

We have had a great response regarding photography of each day, view the selection on the page below:

Photography

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Course Details

For the main 6 Days, a full range of age classes is available, from M/W10 to M/W85. White, Yellow, Orange, Light Green, and Green courses are also available for less experienced or casual orienteers.

Please Note:
The starts locations are referred to by colour, these have nothing to do with the colour of courses. See the table of classes below for details.
Also, you may have noticed on the programme that we also have a touch-free finish.

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