Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Summer Evening LOP Series 2018
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 23/8/18
| 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|
|Jul 25th||Newburn Country Park||Results|
|Aug 1st||Ponteland (including post-run bar-b-q)||Results|
|Aug 8th||Ashington Community Woods||Results|
|Aug 15th||East Denton & Caroline Pit||Results|
|Aug 22nd||Seaton Sluice||Results|
|League points after 7 events.|
|Travel : Northumberland Park NE30 2ES, Tynemouth Road, North Shields|
|Parking is best along King Edward Road (north side of park) or Tynemouth Road A193|
|Arriva Bus 306 from Haymarket to King Edward Road entrance– approx. 45 minutes|
|Go N.E. Bus 1 Whitley Bay to/from Gateshead/Wrekenton/Kibblesworth via Wallsend to Tynemouth Road entrance.|
|Metro: short walk from Tynemouth station. Direct access from platform 1 (Birtley Avenue side) through the metal gate at the bottom of the cobbled area.|
|Meet at Visitor Centre in middle of park. Toilets until 7:00|
|Terrain : Urban streets, parkland and footpaths, some green areas.|
(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.