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
|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 5 events|
|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 30th||Town Moor, Newcastle||------|
(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.