STAG 630 - Dark Park 3 - Wed 14th Nov 2018 - Linn Park

Linn Park awaits - Golf Course Car Park.


Peter McMaster is planning this event.

Map of Glasgow - Linn Park MapTerrain description:

NEW Permanent course & updated maps available 2017.

Parkland split by the White Cart Water adjacent to Linn Park Golf Course.
Glasgow’s 2nd largest park was mapped in the mid 1980s and features regularly in STAG’s programme of events.

Information about the area

Park History:

Originally part of Hagtonhill which belonged to the Maxwells of Pollok and sold in 1820.
Acquired by the City in 1919.
Cathcart Castle dates back to the times of Sir William Wallace and King Robert the Bruce.
Quiet woodland habitat for a variety of wildlife including Britain’s smallest bat, the pipistrelle, which hibernate in the Old Mansion House.
Over 200 species of fungi have been found within the park.
Play areas and Junior Nature Reserve.
Equestrian Centre and adjoining golf course.
Countryside Ranger Service based in park.

Location details: Simshill - Glasgow G44

Bounded by Lainshaw Drive, Drakemire Drive, Simshill Road., Old Castle Road, Courthill Avenue, Greenock Avenue, Netherlee Road, Brunton Street & Clarkston Road.

Past Events held

STAG Night October 2009 - west side assembly.
STAG Night October 2004
STAG Glasgow Parks Championships Race 2 December 2003
STAG Night November 2003
STAG Night October 2002
STAG Night October 1999
STAG Post WOC Event August 1999
STAG Coach & Run Event February 1999
STAG Training Event April 1998
STAG Evening Event 1997
STAG Introductory Event1996
STAG Evening Event 1994
STAG Evening Event 1993
STAG CATI June 1992
STAG SMILE December 1990
STAG SCORE May 1990
STAG CATI 1989

Bridge over the White Cart Water

Pre-register - Send an email to info@stag-orienteering.co.uk if you can by 10pm on the Sunday pre-ceding the event.

Course Options - Short - 1.5k > 2.0k - For beginners . Technically easy.  Medium - 2.5k > 4.0k - Technically as difficult as the area shall allow. Long 5.0k+ & as difficult as the area shall allow. Remember it will be DARK !!!

The Map - Shall have been recently updated by Terry & printed on waterproof paper by Stirling Surveys.

Your Course - The format will be CROSS COUNTRY so you will be told the order in which you have to visit the controls.

Map Overprinting - Everyone will receive the same overprinted map with further information about Courses printed on the map. This is an attempt to minimise map wastage.

Equipment In Use - STAG use Sportident Timing Equipment & Autodownload Programme. Electronic Timing Fingers can be borrowed for each event but shall be charged at cost if lost or damaged. Mini-Orienteering Flags tend to be used & to safeguard our kit the Units are likely to be padlocked to a secure location. When checking in at each control hold the Electronic Box in your free hand, pull so that the cable goes tight & so that your SI Finger can fit into the open socket on the box. Code Numbers are shown in Large Print on the top of each Electronic Box.

Your Personal Kit - Competitors must have full body cover & remember we are entering the Winter so a light waterproof will also be useful. You shall require to have a LIGHT source be that a hand-held torch or headlight. A spare light is also advised.
Competitors take part at their own risk & are responsible for their own safety at all times.

Splits Print Out - A splits print out of your times per leg & the overall time shall be presented when you download.

Results - We aim to have results on our website by 10pm on the evening of the event but this is determined by size of entry & by the time we are packed up & grab a bite to eat.

Near: Glasgow G44.

OS Grid Ref. NS588594  GoogleMap

Lat,Lng: 55.80788267051116,-4.254386599999975

Directions:

From Carmunnock Roundabout > Drakemire Road then right & left into Simshill Road.

Courses:

Course Options - Short - 1.5k > 2.0k - For beginners . Technically easy.  Medium - 2.5k > 4.0k - Technically as difficult as the area shall allow. Long 5.0k+ & as difficult as the area shall allow. Remember it will be DARK !!!

Start times:

Registration - From 6:45pm > 7pm.    Start Times - informal / do it yourself - From 7pm > 7:15pm.

Entry Fees:

Entry Fees - For Non-Members over 21 years £6 ; Under 21 £3.  For Members of Scottish, British Orienteering Clubs Seniors £5 ; Juniors £3.  For STAG Members Seniors £4 ; Juniors No Charge (STAG Members do not pay the royalty for the use of their own Club’s Maps).
We are always happy to discuss discounted entry fees for Groups but this needs to be arranged in the week before the event you intend to attend.
Family Maximum fees - £8 for these events.

Contacts:

Terry

 

 

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Future Events

STAG 629 - Dark Park 2 - Wed 31st Oct 2018 - Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

STAG 630 - Dark Park 3 - Wed 14th Nov 2018 - Linn Park

STAG 631 - Dark Park 4 - Wed 28th Nov 2018 - Bellahouston Park

STAG 632, 633 & 634 - 20th Glasgow Parks Champs - Sun 2nd Dec 2018 - Glasgow x 3.

STAG 635 - Indoor “O” Extravaganza - Wed 12th December 2018 - GCU

STAG 636 - STAG SCORE 1 - Pollok CP - Sunday 6th Janury 2019

STAG 637 - Dark Park 5 - Wed 16th January 2019 - Pollok CP

STAG 638 - Score 2+ - Sun 20th January 2019 -  Palacerigg CP, Cumbernauld

 

Past Events

STAG 628 - Dark Park 1 - Wed 17th October 2018 - Kelvingrove Park

STAG 627 Post Box 3 - Thurs 11th October - West End

STAG 625 &626 - JHI & SOLeague 4 - Sat 6th October - Errochty Forest, Calvine

STAG 623 - Post Box No.1 - Pollokshields & Strathbungo - Thurs 27th Sept 2018

STAG 622 - STAG 10 Pin Bowling Championships - Thurs 20th Sept 2018

STAG 621 - Club Championships - Wed 12th Sept - Pollok CP

STAG 619 - Autumn 3 - Wed 29th Aug 2018 - Tollcross Park

STAG 618 - Bto SOUL 7 -Sun 26th Aug 2018 - Summerston & Gilshochill

STAG 616 - Autumn 2 - Wednesday 15th Aug 2018 - Kelvingrove Park

STAG 614-Wed 1st Aug 2018 - Autumn 1 - Springburn Park

STAG Spring Evening 5 - Wed 13th June - Carntyne & Greenfield - No.613.

St.Constantine’s O Experience 2 - 6th June 2018

St.Constantine’s Primary Orienteering Experience 1- 6th June 2018

STAG’s WOD 23rd May @ Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge , No.611

STAG Spring Evening 4 - Wed 16th May - Lanark CP - No. 610.

STAG’s Orienteering Experience for Pirie Park Primary, Govan - 16th May 2018 - Race 2

STAG’s Orienteering Experience for Pirie Park PS, Govan - 16th May 2018 - Race 1

STAG Score 4 - Sun 13th May - Cathkin Braes CP - No.609.

STAG Spring Evening 1 - Wed 4th April - Cambusnethan Woods - Event No.605.

STAG Score 2 - 18th March’18 - Cumbernauld Community Park - No.604.

STAG Dark Park 7 - Wed 14th March - Drumpellier CP- No.603.

STAG Dark Park 6 - Wed 14th Feb’18 - Dawsholm Park - No.602.

STAG SoSOL 3 - Sunday 11th Feb’18- Pollok CP - No.601.

STAG’s Scottish Night Championships - Sat 10th Feb’18 - Pollok CP - No.600.

STAG Score 1 - Sunday 7th January’18 - Drumpellier CP- No.599.

STAG Dark Park 5 - Wed 3rd Jan’18 - Bellahouston Park - No.598.

STAG’s 19th GPC - Sun 3rd Dec’17 - Nos 595,596 & 597- Event Report added

STAG Dark Park 4 - Wed 29th Nov’17 - DCP/Lochview GC - No.594

JPA Wider Certification Race 2 - Springburn Park - 23rd Nov17

STAG Dark Park 3 - Wed 15th Nov’17 - Springburn Park - No.593

STAG Dark Park 2 - Wed 1st Nov’17 - Linn Park - No.592

STAG Dark Park 1 - Wed 18th Oct’17- Hogganfield Park & Lethamhill GC - No.591

STAG’s 35th Anniversary Event Sunday 1st October 2017 Grandtully - No.590.

JPA Wider Certification Race 1 - Springburn Park - Thurs 13 Sept’17

STAG Autumn 5 - Wed 13th Sept - Tollcross Park -No.588.

STAG Autumn 4 - Wed 6th Sept - Springburn Park - No.587.

STAG Autumn 3 - Wed 30th Aug 2017- Drumpellier CP- No.586.

STAG Autumn 2 - Wed 23rd August 2017 - Kelvingrove Park -No.585.

STAG SOUL 20th August 2017 Cumbernauld-No.584

STAG Autumn 1 - Wed 16th August 2017 - Pollok CP - No.583

Partick Thistle Youth Academy - Sun 11th June - Event No.579

STAG’s World Orienteering Day Activity - Wed 24th May 2017 - Pollok CP -  No.575.

JPA-WOD-Monday 22nd May 2017

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 5 - Thurs 18th May 2017 - Pollok Country Park - No.573.

STAG Training Tuesdays 4 - 9th May 2017 Springburn Park - No.572.

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 3 - Thurs 4th May - Drumpellier Country Park - No.571.

STAG Training Tuesdays 3 -  2nd May 2017 - Tollcross Park - No.570.

STAG Score 4 Sunday 30th April Faskally, Pitlochry No.569.

STAG / CLYDE Spring Series 1 - 20th April 2017 - Dawsholm Park - No.567.

STAG SoSOL Sunday 19th March 2017 Cathkin Braes CP No.565

STAG DP7 Thurs 2nd March Tollcross Park No.564.

STAG Score 3 Sunday 12th Feb Drumpellier CP No.561

STAG Score 2 Strathclyde CP Sunday 15th January 2017 No.560

STAG Autumn 5- Thurs 8th Sept- Pollok CP-Event No.550

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 11 - Cumbernauld Park - 9th June- Event No.545

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 9 - Northside Woods,Cumbernauld - 26th May 2016 - Event No.544

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 7- Drumpellier CP- 12th May 2016- Event No.543

STAG’s World Orienteering Day Event - Wed 11th May 2016 - Pollok CP- No.542

STAG/CLYDE Evening 5 - Linn Park- 28th April 2016 - Event No.541

STAG/CLYDE Evening Event 3 - Pollok CP - Thurs 14th April 2016- hosted by USOC

STAG/CLYDE Evening 1 - Thurs 31 March 16 - Cathkin Braes Country Park - No.540.

STAG Dark Park 10 - Drumpellier CP - 25th Feb 2016 - Event No.539

STAG Saturday Training 1 - Greenhead Moss, Wishaw

STAG 625 & 626- JHI & SOL 4 - Saturday 6th October - Errochty Forest, Calvine

STAG 624 - Postbox No.2 East End - Thurs 4th October 2018 - East End

STAG 637 - Dark Park 5 - Wed 16th January 2019 - Pollok CP

STAG 620 Half-Yearly Meeting - Wed 5th Sept - John Paul Academy

STAG 615, in conjuction with ClydeGateway & Forestry Commission present

STAG SSOF 2018 - Fri 1st June - Pollok CP - No.612.

STAG Spring 3 - Event 608 - Greenhead Moss - 2nd May 2018

STAG Spring 2 - Event 607 - Linn Park 18th April 2018

STAG 606 SCORE 3+ -Strathclyde Country Park, Sun 15th April 2018

STAG Dark Park 1 - Wed 4th Oct 17 - Victoria Park, Scotstoun -

STAG’s Annual Bowling Activity - Wed 27th September 2017 - No.589.

STAG Training Tuesdays 6 - 23rd May 2017 - Somewhere New - No.574.

STAG Training Tuesdays 5 - 16th May 2017 - Hogganfield Loch Park - Cancelled

CLYDE/STAG Spring 2 Thurs 27th April - Mugdock South

STAG Training Tuesdays 2 - 25 April 2017 - Alexandra Park - No.568.

STAG Training Tuesdays 1 - 18 April 2017- Glasgow Green - No.566

STAG AGM Thursday 16th March 2017 - 7pm Terry’s

STAG DP6 Springburn Park Thurs 23rd Feb 2017-No.563.

STAG DP5 Thurs 16th Feb Dawsholm Park No.562

GUOC/CLYDE/STAG Evening Event 4 - Thurs 21st April 2016 - Garscube & Dawsholm Park

STAG Saturday Coaching 1 - 10am - 27th February 2016 - Alexandra Park

STAG Saturday Training - 20th February 2016 - Cathkin Braes CP

STAG Dark Park 9 - Thurs 18th Feb 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.538

STAG Dark Park 8 - Thurs 11th Feb - Tollcross Park - Event No.537

STAG Dark Park 7 - Thurs 4th Feb 2016 - Alexandra Park - Event No.536

STAG Winter Score 4 - Sunday 31st Jan 2016 - Faskally, Pitlochry - Event No.535

STAG Dark Park 6 - Thurs 28th Jan 2016 - Linn Park - Event No.534

STAG Dark Park 5-Thurs 21st Jan 2016 - Event No.533- Hogganfield & Lethamhill GC

STAG Winter Score 3 - Sunday 17th January 2016 - Cumbernauld Park - Event No.532

STAG Dark Park 4 - Thurs 14th Jan 2016 - Victoria Park - Event No.531

STAG Score 2 - Sun 10th Jan 2016 - Drumpellier CP, Coatbridge - Event No.530

STAG Dark Park 3 - Thurs 7th January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.529.

STAG Winter Score 1 - Sunday 3rd January 2016 - Pollok CP - Event No.528

STAG Dark Park 2 - Thurs 3rd Dec 2015 - Bellahouston Park - Event No.527.

STAG Dark Park 1 - Thurs 26th November 2015 - Dawsholm Park - Event No.526.

STAG Bto Urban SOUL 9 - Carbrain, Kildrum & Braehead - Sun 1st Nov 15 - Event No.525.

STAG Middle Race - Glencryan, Cumbernauld. Saturday pm 31st October 2015 - Event No.524

 

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Explanation of Course Colours

White = Easy controls all on paths, compass not essential.

Yellow = Easy controls on paths with some controls just off paths, compass not essential.

Orange = Moderate with most controls just off paths or line features, compass recommended.

Green = Technical with most controls NOT on paths or line features.

Blue = Same as Green but longer (5km +).