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World Ranking Event Embargo Details

Last edited: 27th Jul

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.

Day 3 (Dundurn & Cnoc a'Mhadaidh) will be a Middle Distance Race.
Day 5 (Craig a'Barns) will be a Classic Distance Race.

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Organisers & Contact Information

The overall Event Coordinator and Technical Director is Terry O’Brien of St Andrew’s Orienteering Club (Glasgow). Assistant Coordinator Colin Matheson from Scottish Orienteering is the prime point of contact Tel: +44781 4398145

National Orienteering Centre Glenmore Lodge

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The Middle Distance race is being organised by members of Edinburgh Southern Orienteering Club (ESOC) and Badenoch & Strathspey Orienteering Club (BASOC). The organiser is Tyler Morrison (ESOC) and main planner Duncan Francis (BASOC). Controller David Esson (GRAMP). Rob Hickling( BASOC) is the IOF Event Adviser for this WRE.

The Long Distance race is being organised by Tayside Orienteers (TAY) and Inverness Orienteering Club (INVOC). The organiser is Fiona Downie (TAY) and main planner Kevin Holliday (INVOC). Controller Trevor Hoey (FVO). Ted Finch (FVO) is the IOF Event Adviser for this WRE.


The Middle Distance race will be staged at Dundurn & Cnoc a’Mhadaidh, St Fillans 20 km west of Crieff and 50 km north of Stirling. The venue is approximately 75 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh Airport.

WGS coordinates: 56.387307,-4.112464 Ordnance Survey: NN696236

This race is co-located with Day 3 of Strathearn 2019. 

Map scales for the Middle Distance will be 1:10,000 and 1:15,000 for Classic Distance.

This embargo applies to all potential WRE competitors, this includes runners, team leaders, coaches, doctors, etc. as well as those with strong links to elite squads. Embargoes also apply to anyone intending to compete at the Scottish 6 Days.

No orienteering of any kind can take place in these embargoed areas until after Strathearn 2019.

Officials involved with the organisation of Strathearn 2019 are allowed to enter areas as appropriate e.g. race arenas and parking areas.  If in any doubt please contact Colin Matheson for authority.

Note that the embargoes do not apply to public roads running by or through the areas as defined on Google Maps.

Google Maps for details of the embargoed areas

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