Monday 23rd Aug 2010 STAG Autumn Series 1 Pollok Country Park

As nights begin to draw in the twilight events begin…..

Hopefully many of the folk who attended The Pollok Family Day will pop along to try Orienteering this evening.

An open invitation has been extended to Member Clubs of Sports Council For Glasgow to have a free run at these events - doesn’t apply to Orienteering Club Members.

 

Name & Club    30 minute Score (-10pts per 6 seconds over) 
Robert Paterson CLYDE  33.52  4600 - 230 = 4370 pts. (Map Memory!!!)STAR 
Tobi Watson STAG  35.19  4000 - 340 = 3660 pts. 
Simon Beckett IND  27.48  3200 pts. 
Andy Paterson CLYDE  30.32  2700 - 40 = 2660 pts. 
Gerry Thomson STAG  29.38  2600 pts. 
Gary & Brian CFC  28.02  2400 pts. 
Sinky & Danny CFC  32.56  2400 - 170 = 2230 pts. 
Tricia Woodward AYROC  32.42  2300 - 170 = 2130 pts. 
Rick Richardson TINTO  33.08  1900 - 200 = 1700 pts. 
Joe & Paul CFC  38.09  2200 - 500 = 1700 pts. 
Kenny & Robert CFC  35.25  1200 - 630 = 570 pts. 
Cameron CFC  39.37  1000 - 590 = 410 pts. 
Andrew & Ewan CFC  43.48  1000 - 820 = 180 pts. 
Jason - no print out to review     

details of the pre-event information

Directions:

Follow signs for Burrell Collection from M8 / M77.

Courses:

30 minute SCORE. 12 Controls - 5 @ 300pts ; 4 @ 400pts & 3 @ 500pts.Sportident will be used. Catering for 20 competitors. Email to reserve map appreciated by Thursday 19th August 2010.

Start times:

Registration from 6.15pm. Starts from 6.30pm > 7pm.

Entry Fees:

Seniors £2, Students £1.50 & Juniors £1.

Contacts:

Terry@tobrien1.wanadoo.co.uk

Posted on 23rd Aug 10 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G51
OS Grid Ref. NS555621  GoogleMap

Map of Pollok Country Park MapTerrain description

Glasgow’s largest park has undergone a transformation & the Orienteering Permanent Course is a welcome addition to the facilities available to the public.

The City Council’s rhododendron project to contain the spread of this vegetation ended in 2009 but did not result in every rhododendron bush being shredded.

The 1st Full Colour map produced & printed by STAG in 1985.

Permanent course info

Permanent course maps only available from The Park Manager’s Office, Knowehead,- wee building to the west of Burrell Entrance, Pollok Country Park

Permanent Course checked November 2016.

Park History

Gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1966 by the Maxwell Family.
361 acres in area - Glasgow’s largest Park.
Burrell Collection & Pollok House are Major Visitor attractions.
Strathclyde Police Dog Training Centre
Nether Pollok Playing Fields
Wildlife Pond
Highland Cattle, Heavy Horses & Walled Gardens
Adventure Play Area & Mountain Bike Circuits
Britain’s Best Park 2007 & Europe’s Best in 2008.
Pollok Family Day held each August

Location details: Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43.

Details of other mapped locations

Resident of the park

 

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