Entries categorised as: Day 3
Strathearn 2019 Scottish 6 Days
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We have had a great response regarding photography of each day, view the selection below:
Day 1 & 2
Day 1 part 1, Day 1 part 2
Day 2 part 1, Day 2 part 2, Day 2 part 3
Day 3 part 1, Day 3 part 2
Day 3 Elites WRE
Rest Day - Crieff Sprint MaCrosty Park
Drummond Castle Estate & Torlum Wood
Rest Day Trail O
Tuesday 30th July
The other end of the loch from Edinchip! Dundurn & Cnoc a'Mhadaidh is another new area for orienteering, with a very technical and mixed forest including oak woodland, beech and conifer plantations and virtually no paths or tracks. Less technical courses are likely to take in parts of the adjacent St Fillans Golf Course. The course is surprisingly level but is surrounded by towering and craggy hills and the imposing St Fillan’s Hill – a must for a control site.
The Livestream today is focused on the M/W 21 Elite but not exclusively.
Beautiful weather, a stunning race arena and some of the best orienteering terrain in Scotland. Today’s event near St Fillans had it all, with the added attraction of a World Ranking Event Middle Distance race (and Middle Distance for us all which was a welcome relief after two tough days).
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.
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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World Ranking Event Embargo Details
WRE status has been granted for the events on Day 3 at Dundurn & Cnoc a’Mhadaidh and for Day 5 at Craig a’Barns. These will provide an excellent training opportunity for WOC 2019 in Norway.
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.
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.