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INVOC School O League Event - Torr Wood

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Wednesday 18th May 2022

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Wednesday 4th May 2022
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Monday 16th May 2022
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Senior Member   £5.00   
Senior Non-Member   £6.00   
Junior / Student Member   £2.50   
Junior / Student Non-Member   £3.50   
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Torr Wood is a lovely mature wood, with a mix of pine and deciduous trees. There is a good path network with some steep slopes near the start, on the south side of An Torr, the highest point overlooking Loch Ness.

Courses: Details to be subject to final checks

Course Length
White 1.5km
Yellow 2.0km
Orange 2.6km
Light Green 3.4km


Directions:
Torr Wood is situated next to the village of Dores, on the north shore of Loch Ness, 9 miles from Inverness, along the B862.  Post Code IV2 6TR
The access will be using the main footpath from Dores, through the car park adjacent to the Dores Inn (note – the Dores Inn carpark is for patrons only).  Leaving the event will also be via Dores Inn carpark.

Parking:
Arriving by bus/minibus: Schools arriving by bus/minibus should park in the village car park, located by the church, on the left of the B862 about 200m before reaching Dores Inn.
Arriving by car:

  • park in the above car park,
  • or we have permission to use the car park of Dores Parish Hall, signposted left off the B852, near the end of the pavement,
  • or park considerately on the north side of the B852, just after it leaves the B862.

The crossing points, of the B862 and the B852, from the public car park and Parish Hall car park will be marshalled.

Toilets:
Toilet facilities are available in the Dores Inn, part of the Highland Comfort Scheme.

Registration:
Registration (dibber and map collection), download and First Aid will be located close to the Dores Inn car park. 

Start and Finish:The route to the registration/start will be signposted from the Dores Inn car park.
The start is around a 10 minute walk from the registration area along a foot path behind Dores beach, and into the wood.
Start times for schools will be between 3.30pm and 5pm, so all school groups should have completed their courses by 5:45pm at the latest. Starts will remain open for non-school/club competitors until 6:00pm. Courses close 6:30pm.
The finish will be about 300m from the entrance into Torr Wood.
The download station is in the registration area close to the Dores Inn car park, the route will be taped and clearly sign posted.

Timing: SPORTident (Si). Please pick up your registration pack from the registration tent. Ensure each child is assigned the correct dibber. Please also ensure that the wrist cord is used as there will be a charge of £30 to replace any lost dibbers. Please return all dibbers at the finish.


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