Tayside Orienteers


Camperdown Local Event Final Details

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Sun 26th Jun 2022

Last updated: 23rd Jun
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Final Details Tayside Orienteers Event

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Organiser: Alistair Duguid ,  tel 07909 535200 

1: Covid-19 Rules. 

Please don’t come to the event if you have Covid or have any symptoms of Covid.  

Please also try at all times to respect other people's personal space.

Make use of the hand sanitiser available at the toilets, pre-start and download.

2: Travel directions and Parking – 

Parking will be at the Golfers car park in Camperdown Country Park. Please take the North Entrance to the park. If you are travelling from the Kingsway city bypass, take the A923 Coupar Angus road. Go straight through the next roundabout, (ignoring signs for the main park entrance), and stay on the A923 for approximately 500 metres. The North entrance is the first road on your left. Once in the park, continue straight ahead until you reach the car park. Please follow signs.  


Post code DD2 4TF, 

Grid reference NO359329

3: Courses 

yellow, 2.1km 50m climb:  orange 3.4km/ 80m: light green 4.3 km/100m: short blue 6.0km/ 100m

4: Map, terrain and timing 

1:10000, 5m contours. Major new updates by Deeside Orienteering and Leisure Maps.

Generally very runnable parkland, with a mixture of mown and long grass. Some areas of thicker vegetation and forested areas. The area includes a former golf course, which has some more intricate contoured features. 

There has been some tree cutting in areas to deal with recent storm damage. This is mostly individual trees, and courses have been planned to avoid the most extensive area. 

SPORTIdent timing will be used. There is no touch free punching. 

5: Registration opens from 10:30am, and is adjacent to the car park. Yellow maps should be collected before heading to the start. 

6: Starts – From 11:00 to 12:30. The start is adjacent to registration.     

Start times will not be allocated- just turn up and start when you are ready. Remember to punch the start unit! Please leave at least 1 minute between runners on each course- this may mean you have a short wait. 

7: Finish is adjacent to registration 

Remember to download when you finish and report to download even if you do not finish the course.

Courses Close – 15:00 and by 15:30 we will be collecting in controls. 

If you are a newcomer – check out the beginner guide to help with the jargon!

8: Safety Info– Please be aware of traffic, and take care when crossing any roads, as the main roads in the park are used by the public. In particular, take care around the main car park and the entrance to the zoo. 

Please also watch out for members of the public, dogs, and cyclists. 

Participants take part at their own risk – Any participants with relevant pre- existing medical conditions which might affect their participation should disclose them to the race organisers before they start. 

Remember that ticks may be about so check yourself after the course.


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Pre event information

Safety and Risk

A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event.

Keep It Clean campaign - Forestry Commission Scotland

Our forests are at risk from tree pests and diseases. These can dramatically affect the health of our trees, upsetting the delicate ecosystem balance and devastating large areas of woodland.
Pests and diseases hitch a ride in mud and debris on shoes, paws and tyres, ending up in new forests. Here, they can spread rapidly in environments with no natural resilience.
Read more about this on the FCS website.


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