Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Wednesday Evening Summer LOP Series 2017

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 17/8/17

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

League after 5 events

Aug 23rdPonteland------
Travel: NZ164762 Memorial Hall, Darras Rd, Ponteland, NE20 9NX
Parking: Memorial Hall Car Park. Northbound turn left off Main Street (A696) and immediately look left to C.P.
X77 from Eldon Sq (17:15 & 17:45 also 74 (Hexham!!) 17:35 to Memorial Hall, Darras Rd.
Short walk connections could be made from the Metro at Bankfoot.
Terrain: Ponteland Park and some local streets on Long Orange.
A post “O” barbeque will be provided at the Lakey’s house. 3 Runnymede Rd NE20 9HE close to the venue.
Heat and salads will be provided , please bring your own meat etc .

Aug 30thTown Moor, Newcastle------

(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.