Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Summer Evening LOP Series 2018

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 13/7/18

A series of low key local events on weekday evenings, 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 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 12th Tyne Riverside PrudhoeResults

Jul 18thWhitburn Coastal Park Results

League points after 2 events.

Jul 25thNewburn Country Park------
Travel: NZ158655 Leave A6085 Scotswood to Throckley Road in Newburn Village.
Turn down Station Road (between Bank and P.O.) towards the Tyne and right at the bottom. Pass the Keelman/Big Lamp pub (NE15 8NL) and the main car park to a smaller parking area on the right further round the one way.
Note: Newburn Bridge is closed. From south of the river in this area divert via Blaydon Bridge.
Country Park: Mixture of grassland, footpaths and woodland.
Bus 22 every 10 min. Cobalt/Silverlink - Wallsend - Grainger St. - Central - Newburn Village - Throckley then half mile walk.

Aug 1stPonteland (including post-run bar-b-q)------

Aug 8thAshington Community Woods------

Aug 15thEast Denton & Caroline Pit (note venue change)------

Aug 22ndSeaton Sluice------

Aug 29thTynemouth------


(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.