Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Summer Evening LOP Series 2019
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 16/7/19
| 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.
Electronic timing may be used for start and finish. All runners will be issued with a loan dibber which will be downloaded off site. Timing tickets will be issued at download.
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|
|Wed. 15th May||World Orienteering Week at Northumberlandia.||Results|
|Sat. Jun 1st||Exhibition Park, Newcastle||Results|
|Sat. Jul 13th||Weetslade Country Park||Results|
|League points after 3 events.|
|Wed. Jul 24th||Seaton Sluice|
| ||Main Parking/Registration NZ332770 ~ NE26 4HT |
Seafront Car Park off roundabout at juncion of A193 (Whitley Bay > Blyth) and A190 (S. Delaval to S. Sluice).
| ||Otherwise street parking alongside the Melton Constable (southbound access from roundabout only)|| |
| ||or alongside the harbour (turn at the club). Short walk.|| |
| ||Bus308 from Haymarket > Blyth via Coast Road & Whitley Bay stops nearby.|| |
| ||Bus309 from Haymarket > Blyth via Battle Hill, Cobalt & Whitley Bay stops nearby.|| |
| ||Note that return tickets are not interchangable on 308/309.|| |
| ||Bus X7 from Haymarket to Blyth via S. Gosforth & S. Delaval.|| |
| ||Facilities: Fish & Chips. Four village public houses. Nearby playground. Sorry - Public Toilets closed at this time.|| |
|Wed. Jul 31st||No event||- - - - -|
|Wed. Aug 7th||Ponteland: with post run BBQ.||- - - - -|
|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.|
|Buses: X77 from Eldon Sq (17:15 & 17:45) also 74 (to Hexham via Westerhope) 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.|
|Post event BBQ. Heat supplied. Bring your own food.|
|Wed. Aug 14th||Nuns Moor, Newcastle||- - - - -|
|Wed. Aug 21st||Pegswood||- - - - -|
|Wed. Aug 28th||Tyne Riverside, Prudhoe||- - - - -|
(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the website for updates: http://www.newcastleorienteering.org.uk )
Registration & Start (Saturdays): 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Registration & Start (Wednesdays): 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (except May 15th see above)
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.