Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Wednesday Evening Summer LOP Series 2017

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 25/8/17

A series of low key local events on a Wednesday evening, 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 ~ Orange ~ Long Orange.

Maps ands Controls
Sites will be marked with a plastic marker secured with a clothes peg. Markers will have 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 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

 Summer League Events 
Jul 26thRising Sun, BentonResults

Aug 2ndRichardson Dees Park, Wallsend Results

Aug 7th - 11thGibside Family Sport WeekResults

Aug 9thKillingworth LakesideResults

Aug 16thPrudhoeResults

Aug 23rdPontelandResults

League after 6 events

Aug 30thTown Moor, Newcastle------
Registration/Start/Finish: Brandling Park NE2 4QA (Grid Ref NZ249655)
Southbound on Great North Road turn left into Clayton Road just before the Central motorway begins.(see map link above)
From other directions access Osborne Road (see map) and Clayton Road
N.B. There are reportedly roadworks in the Brandling Village area.
Metro: Jesmond a short walk.

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the website for updates: )

Registration & Start: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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

Coordinator: Tricia Davies ~>

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk.

Please supply your own requirement of water.