STAG Evening 2 - Postbox O - No.717.Mt.Florida and King's ParkWed 12 May, 2021

Activity level event

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Location Info

Near: Glasgow
Lat,Lng: 55.81886,-4.24435
Postcode: G42

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Pre Event Info

Mount Florida and Kings Park

Our weekly Spring season of orienteering events in Glasgow/Lanarkshire continues with a Postbox-O challenge around the Mount Florida / Kings Park area in south Glasgow.

A park-based challenge will also be available for beginners in nearby Kings Park but must also be pre-registered by Monday 10th May.

When entering please supply by email

1. Your name and mobile phone number (condition of Trace and Trace / Covid-19 stipulation).

2. Preferred start time (1800, 1815, 1830, 1845,1900 or 1915).

3. Preferred format (60 mins, 40 mins or 20 mins).

If doubling up (either a 40 or 60 mins run plus a 20 min sprint format. Please select an 1800 start for your longer run.

All formats use same map. 36 controls. 1> 30 worth 10 points. 201 - 205 worth 20points. 301 worth 30 points.

Punitive penalties for finishing take 5 pts off per part minute and 10pts off for every full minute over your time.

Park along Mennock Road (G44 5SE).

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Start at the north entrance to King's Park.

2 separate map additions to consult.

1. Off-map access through Cathkin Park (worth it anyway for the historic value!) between controls 102 and 12.

2. New housing estate with short-cut between controls 22 and 104.

No cost and open to non-members. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult

Final details will be available on Friday, with registration closing on Monday evening (pre-registration is necessary under Covid-rules).

60 minute, 40 minute and sprint (20 minute) versions will be available.

Starting time options from 6pm, 6.15pm, 6.30pm, 6.45pm and 7pm. No cost to participants.

Email John to register a map/start at

About the event https://www.stag-orienteering.co.uk/.../mt-florida-and...

About STAG, with information on joining https://www.stag-orienteering.co.uk/

The map is available here if you wish to download yourself
Mount Florida and Kings Park

Organiser / Planner - John McK.

Covid Officer - Marta.

Other Events part of the STAG Evening Restart May > June 2021

Wed 5 May Queen's Park

Wed 9 Jun East Kilbride - Is On !!!

Wed 16 Jun Cumbernauld Community Park

Wed 23 Jun Drumpellier Country Park

Wed 30 Jun Tollcross Park