Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Spring LOP Series 2018

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 5/5/18

A series of low key local events usually on a Saturday morning, in and around Newcastle and North Tyneside, with a league to encourage participation and competition. Courses suitable for Beginners (advice will be available) and the more experienced wanting some training competition.

Yellow (1.5 - 2.0 km.) ~ Orange (2.0 - 3.0 km.) ~ Long Orange (3.5 - 5.0 km.) .

Maps ands Controls
Sites will be marked with a ribbon & plastic marker secured with a clothes peg and with a code letter in permanent marker to be written on the control card. Carry a pen

100 points for the winner of each course, 99 for second, 98 for third etc. Anyone running in a course above their class will get a bonus of 5 points (10 for 2 courses above) and, likewise, anyone running a course below their class will be docked 5 points (10 for 2 courses below).

Fees: Senior 4.00 Junior & Concessions 2.00 Schoolchildren 1.00 Family Group 4.00
League Classes
Men M18-35Long OrangeWomen W18-35Long Orange
Veteran Men M40+Long OrangeVeteran Women W40+Long Orange
Supervet Men M55+Long OrangeSupervet Women W55+ Orange
Ultravet Men M65+OrangeUltravet Women W65+ Orange
Hypervet Men M75+OrangeHypervet Women W75+ Orange
Junior Men M16-OrangeJunior Women W16-Orange
Young Junior Men M12-YellowYoung Junior Women W12-Yellow

 Spring League Events 
Apr 21stHexham QE High SchoolResults
May 5thQEII Country Park, Ashington Results

League points

May 23rdWednesday Tranwell, Morpeth for World Orienteering Day Starts 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.-----
 Pegasus Riding Centre Tranwell Farm NE61 6AF ~ NZ188135 
 From northbound A1 take the Morpeth exit and follow the road past County Hall to the B6524 (Belsay / Whalton) 
 After approx 1 mile pass under the A1 and immediately turn left opposite the Pharmaceutical Plant (signed here) 
 From other directions travel through Morpeth is necessary turning off at B6524. There is no access from A1 Morpeth bypass southbound until turning at Stannington and returning northbound.. 

May 26thWeetslade -------
 Nearest Postcode: NE23 7LZ.
Nearest bus: 52 Haymarket to Cramlington via Four Lane Ends & Killingworth
to Weetslade Road end in Dudley. (600 m. No footway)
 Brown signed (Weetslade Colliery Country Park) from major roundabout A1056 (Sandy Lane) & A189 Spine Road 

Jun 2ndDenton Burn-----
Jun 30thFrenchman's Lea, South Shields & BBQ-----

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the above list for further information)

Saturday Registration & Start: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Results and League positions will be published on the website as soon as possible after each event.

Coordinator: Tricia Davies ~ triciadavies01ATgmail.com>

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk

Please supply your own requirement of water