Welcome to our second Saturday local event of 2024 - this time at Aberlour. The event will be based in Aberlour parish church on the main street (A95), with the start and finish a short distance outside. This will be the first time Moravian has held an event in Aberlour since 2015.
Directions and Parking
Directions. From the North, please take the A941 heading south out of Elgin towards Rothes. Continue through Rothes, towards Craigellachie, and onto the A95 into Aberlour. The Aberlour Parish Church is on the right hand side at the end of the town, opposite the Coop.
From the South, please take the A95 road towards Aberlour. The Aberlour Parish Church is on the left hand side as you enter the town, opposite the Coop.
Parking. Aberlour has plenty of parking. There is a large car park at the Alice Littler Speyside Way car park (w3ws///mainland.topical.stoppage), approximately 200 m from the Church, or road-side parking on the main street, A95.
Registration/Download. Registration and Download will be at the Aberlour Parish Church (w3ws:///adapt.tapes.trifling). At Registration, there will be:
- Hired dibbers ready for collection.
- Maps for participants on the yellow course – please make sure you collect your yellow course map before going to the Start.
- Limited entry on the day.
Toilets. The church has kindly allowed use of its toilets. There are also public toilets next to the church.
Start and Finish
The start and finish will be a short distance from Aberlour church.
- Light Green;
Aberlour offers a mixtures of urban estate roads, parkland (Alice Littler country park) and small forested areas. The A95 runs through the middle of it, with the town rising up from the Spey river.
Entries are online via SI Entries.
- Online entries will be open until 23:59 hours on Wednesday 6 March at normal prices.
- Late entries and Limited EOD until 11:30 am on the day, subject to an additional £1 and subject to map availability. Entries can also be edited/changed/cancelled until this closure again subject to map availability.
- Senior Member - £5.00
- Senior Non-Member - £6.00
- Junior / Student Member - £3.50
- Junior / Student Non-Member - £4.50
- £1 discount if using own SI-Card
- Competitors take part in this event at their own risk.
- Competitors must be aware of, and take care to avoid, other path users and road traffic on the courses.
- Please be aware of trip hazards, slopes and steps, slippery paths (moss), uneven surfaces, litter and dog fouling.
- Please be careful and avoid collisions with members of the public and other competitors.
- The Light Green and Orange courses will cross the A95 main road. There will be a 1 min timed-out, mandatory crossing point to allow you to cross safely. Please remember to punch the controls at both sides of the road.
- The courses are mainly in urban terrain, but will include wooded sections. Please note that, as the Light Green and Orange courses will involve urban areas, only participants aged 16 and over on the day of the event will be permitted to compete on those courses without supervision. Juniors aged under 16 on the Light Green and Orange courses must be supervised by a responsible adult, rather than merely shadowed.
- The Yellow course will be entirely within the Alice Littler country park.
COVID-19 Guidance (Updated May 2022)
The SOA has issued the following updated COVID-19 event guidance with effect from March 2022 for Clubs to follow.
All competitors must not attend an orienteering event if they have symptoms or test positive for COVID-19 (even if they have received two doses of the vaccine and a booster) until they have completed their period of self-isolation.
Entry on the day (EOD) at events and activities is permitted but clubs should encourage physical distancing around registration or results displays even when outdoors.
Clubs are to avoid close packed (less than 1m separation) groups of people even when outdoors. Such close packing has been known to occur around both registration and results displays – it can also occur with helpers at registration and download.
- Indoor public spaces may be used for events and activities, but current face covering regulations must be followed and behaviours such as improved ventilation, provision of hand sanitiser, adapting layouts to encourage social distancing and encouraging the use of face masks to reduce spread should be adopted.
As a result, Moravian will continue to make hand sanitiser available for use by competitors and volunteers at the registration and download areas.
Competitors are asked not to form close (less than 1m separation) groups at events (be it outdoor or indoor), particularly around registration and download, and are encouraged to minimise contact with SI boxes, including Clear, Check and SI AIR test boxes, and the download equipment.
Where indoor/enclosed spaces are used which have restricted air circulation, Moravian will adapt layouts to maintain at least 1m segregation and encourage competitors to wear a mask.