STAG 16th Glasgow Parks Championships - 3 Parks In One Day ! Sun 7th Dec 2014

The vibes I have picked up appear to be all positive from GPC 2014 even with the mixed weather. The tour began at Springburn Park then headed south to Glasgow Green/Richmond Park & then even further south to Cathkin Braes Country Park. Results
My thanks & continued enthusiasm is primarily fueled by the support given by others to this Annual Project. Without such there would be no event.

Registration, Computing & Results - Jackie, Lorna & Robin.

The Starts - Gerry, Lynsey, Marcella & Donald.

Control Collectors - John, Trevor, Martin, Lizzie, Simon, Alastair & Paul.

Chasing Start Helpers - Craig, Ross, Eilidh, Claire, Ron, Helena, Les, Margaret, Ian & Eleanor.

Miscellaneous Helpers - Andy P, Blair, Dave R, Pauline & Sarah.

We are also grateful to the support from Joe & Raymond of Glasgow City Council who authorised our access to The Winter Gardens within the People’s Palace.

2015’s plans are already formulating. Thanks to you all for supporting this event. Full results, Routegadget, Winsplits hopefully later this evening.

 

GPC Races 1 & 2 Start Times

GPC Race 1 Final Details

details of the pre-event information

Directions:

Final details etc tomorrow evening

Courses:

Leading times on all courses except Social for Races 1 & 2 10 > 12 minutes.
Race 3 leading time per course 20 > 25 minutes.

Start times:

Race 1 10am - Race 2 12 Noon - Race 3 2pm.

Entry Fees:

As advised on O Entries

Contacts:

Terry

Posted on 07th Dec 14 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G21
OS Grid Ref. TBC  GoogleMap

Map of Springburn Park MapTerrain description

Permanent course maps currently not available.

The area was mapped in the mid 1980s as a STAG Junior Project and was included in the first Glasgow Parks Summer Series in 1989.
Another small park but with a variety of terrain it offers a good challenge.

The 10 controls will take about 40 minutes to walk round.

Course checked August 2008. 100% ok.

Park History:

Acquired in 1896.
Highest point is 351 feet above sea level.
Magnificient Rockery near Balgrayhill Rd. entrance.
Former Winter Gardens on site.
3 ponds which attract a variety of wildlife.
Peace Garden dedicated to the late Lord Provost, Bob Innes.
Springburn Elderly Mens Club building.
Bowling greens and play area.

Location details: Springburn - Glasgow G21

Details of other mapped locations

 

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