Tayside Orienteers


Monthly training

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Smart Phone orienteering, Muirton

Wed 04th Apr 2018

Last updated: 29th Mar
Type of event: Night, Training
Type of terrain: Parkland
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April training session - next Wednesday, all systems go for Smart Phone Orienteering! Visiting orienteers welcome. Thanks to Sarah Dunn and Scottish Orienteering Development for help in getting this set up.

Our monthly sessions provide an opportunity for club members and potential members to meet and train together to develop skills and fitness. Activities will vary from month to month but will typically last for an hour and will include a range of simple activities that will be flexible so as to suit all ages, levels of experience and fitness. Please note: these sessions are not coaching per se and children attending will need to remain under the close supervision of their parent or carer.


Nearest town: Perth

Pre event information

Directions / Parking

North Muirton, Perth - Car park next to church on Bute Drive, North Muirton, Perth.



Registration & Start Times

6:30pm start for an hour or so.

Entry Details

Before the night - download Maprun app and see how it works. Downloading by wifi will save phone cost! Make sure your phone is fully charged on the night!

Our Muirton map is not available without the password....... it will be available on the night when you start your Maprun timed run. No markers but your phone will beep when you have hit the control site.

Printed map available too for navigation although you could do it by reading your phone.

First class for this type of training event.... no markers, no hassle.

Contacts / Officials

Bill Melville

billmelville   @ ogoroad.com (remove spaces)

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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