STAGLASGOW’s 13th 3 Parks In 1 day Sunday 4th December 2011

The 13th Edition has come & gone. Thank-you for your support. RouteGadget and results now available.

Sunday 4th December 2011 saw the 13th staging of the Event & an entry of just under 100 was received.

Races 1 & 2 attempted to achieve a leading time of 10 > 12 minutes in all groups except Social. In Race 3 – where there is a chasing start – a leading time between 22 > 25 minutes in each race was our aim.

Further to this, the Race 1 venue was only revealed by email on the preceding Thursday evening & parks 2 & 3 were only named after the preceding race on the Sunday.

Due to complexities with the computing side no further entries were accepted after 10pm on Wednesday 30th November 2011.


Craig Nolan (ESOC) won this event by scoring 3 points. 17 entries were received.

RouteGadget and Winsplits

Race 1 King’s Park: RouteGadget, Winsplits
Race 2 Cathkin Braes: RouteGadget, Winsplits
Race 3 Queen’s Park: RouteGadget, Winsplits


Detailed results pages


13th GPC 2011 Race 1 information

GPC2011_Start Times Races 1and 2

details of the pre-event information



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Posted on 04th Dec 11 by Terry O'Brien

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Information about the location

Area: City of Glasgow
Near: Glasgow G44  GoogleMap

Map of Glasgow - Cathkin Braes Country Park MapTerrain description

When combined with the adjacent “Big Wood”, this area provides the most challenging orienteering available within the City.
New permanent course relaunched in 2017.

Further resurveys required due to extension of Mountain Bike Facilities.

The area was first mapped in the 1970s by Mr.J.W.Baillie, Geography Teacher from Cathkin High School.
Since then it has been remapped on 3 occasions.

12 controls make up the new permanent course. With tussocky terrain, stout footwear is advised. Walking time for the course is approximately 60 minutes.
Venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games Mountain Biking Event. 

New Permanent Course installed Aug 2016. Maps on sale from 1st Nov 2016 from Bellahouston, Emirates, Kelvin Hall & Tollcross Sports Centres.

Park History:

Presented to the City in 1886 by Mr.James Dick and in accordance with his wishes, the Park has been left in its natural beauty. Every part is open to the public to roam about at will.
Course spans the west end of the Braes including Big Wood.
Highest point is Queen Mary’s Seat, about 600ft. above sea level.
Watch for diving skylarks on the grassland to the west.
Extensive views across the City of Glasgow and beyond.

Location details:

Castlemilk - Glasgow G45
Bounded by Cathkin Rd. (B759), Burnside Rd., Ardencraig Rd. & Carmunnock Rd. (B766).

Details of other mapped locations



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