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
|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 12th||Tyne Riverside Prudhoe||Results|
|Jul 18th||Whitburn Coastal Park||Results|
|League points after 2 events.|
|Jul 25th||Newburn 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 1st||Ponteland (including post-run bar-b-q)||------|
|Aug 8th||Ashington Community Woods||------|
|Aug 15th||East Denton & Caroline Pit (note venue change)||------|
|Aug 22nd||Seaton Sluice||------|
(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.