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
|Men M18-35||Long Orange||Women W18-35||Long Orange|
|Veteran Men M40+||Long Orange||Veteran Women W40+||Long Orange|
|Supervet Men M55+||Long Orange||Supervet Women W55+||Orange|
|Ultravet Men M65+||Orange||Ultravet Women W65+||Orange|
|Hypervet Men M75+||Orange||Hypervet Women W75+||Orange|
|Junior Men M16-||Orange||Junior Women W16-||Orange|
|Young Junior Men M12-||Yellow||Young Junior Women W12-||Yellow|
| ||Spring League Events|| |
|Apr 21st||Hexham QE High School||Results|
|May 5th||QEII Country Park, Ashington||Results|
|May 23rd||Wednesday 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..|| |
| ||NZ259723|| |
| ||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 2nd||Denton Burn||-----|
|Jun 30th||Frenchman'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