Monday 26th Oct 2009 Alexandra Park

STAG Night 2

Cheers folk - Thanks for supporting the 2nd event. Remember email me by Thursday 29th Oct to reserve your map for Victoria Park next Monday.


6 Triangle Option     
Kevin  34.21   
Alastair  36.04   
John  37.03   
Tobi  37.11   
Simon  42.53   
Lauren  45.07   
Gerry  51.19   
18 Control Picking Option     
Rick  30.37  All 
Nicola  31.05   
Alison  31.09   
Andrew  33.49   
Richard  40.18  All 
Craig & Rona  48.18   
Clare  66.04   
Alan  71.59   
Annie & Sharon  75.01   
Monika  78.58   

STAG Night 2 Results 26Oct09

details of the pre-event information


Approach via Cumbernauld Rd & turn up Dee St - opposite Vogue Bingo Hall. Parking on old bridge 400m on your left.


2 options are offered.
The format of this event combined basic orienteering with ongoing brain work. Controls numbered “32” > “37” - “41 > 46” - “50” > 55” were used. The pre-marked map showed the location of these 18 controls. What competitors had to do was complete the 6 Triangles which the Code Numbers create.
Suppose you decided to visit “32” first - by adding the 3+2 = 5 - you then had to visit the other 2 corners of the triangle ie their Codes added up to 5 as well - in this case “41” & “50” before visiting “32” again to complete the TRIANGLE & so on. I reckon this came to a run of nearly 6k.

Visit the 18 controls in your preferred order

Start times:

Punching starts informally from 7.30pm > 7.45pm

Entry Fees:

Seniors £3 Students £2 Juniors £1.50. Compete in 2 events in the Series & your 3rd event is FREE!


Posted on 26th Oct 09 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G31
OS Grid Ref. NS625657  GoogleMap

Map of Glasgow - Alexandra Park MapTerrain description

New permanent course installed & map updated. Launched in 2017.

The park was used for training in the formative years of STAG. Although small by day, by including the golf course it becomes a fine venue for night events.

With 10 controls the permanent course will take approximately 30 minutes to walk round.

Park History

Donated to the city by Alexander Dennistoun who gave his name to the outlying district.
Main entrance purchased in 1866 from adjoining landowner, William Stewart.
Officially opened in 1870 by The Prince and Princess of Wales.
The cast iron fountain, dating from 1901, was restored in 2000.
104 acres in area incorporating a 9 hole golf course and bowling greens.
Large play area.
2 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Incorporating Haghill Park Primary & Sports Centre.

Location details:

Dennistoun - Glasgow G31
Bounded by Alexandra Parade, Cumbernauld Rd, Provan Rd, M8 Motorway & Sannox Gardens.

Past Events held

STAG Night October 2009.
STAG Night October 2008.
STAG Adventure Race Component July 2007.
STAG Glasgow Parks Champs Race 1 2004.
STAG Night October 2003.
STAG Night October 2002.
STAG Night October 2000.
STAG Night October 1999.
STAG Night October 1998.
STAG Evening September 1990.
STAG SMILE May 1990.

Details of other mapped locations

Alexandra Park



You can view the events uploaded to RouteGadget here.