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
|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|
| ||Summer League Events|| |
|Jul 26th||Rising Sun, Benton||Results|
|Aug 2nd||Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend||Results|
|Aug 7th - 11th||Gibside Family Sport Week||Results|
|Aug 9th||Killingworth Lakeside||Results|
|League after 6 events|
|Aug 30th||Town 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: http://www.newcastleorienteering.org.uk )
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 ~ triciadavies01ATgmail.com>
Remember you Orienteer at your own risk.
Please supply your own requirement of water.