Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Summer Evening LOP Series 2019

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 14/8/19

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
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
Wed. 15th MayWorld Orienteering Week at Northumberlandia.Results
Sat. Jun 1stExhibition Park, Newcastle Results
Sat. Jul 13thWeetslade Country ParkResults
Wed. Jul 24thSeaton SluiceResults
Wed. Jul 31stNo eventResults
Wed. Aug 7thPonteland.Results
Wed. Aug 14thNuns Moor, NewcastleResults
Wed. Aug 21stPegswoodResults

League points after 7 events.

Wed. Aug 28thTyne Riverside, Prudhoe- - - - -
Travel: Off A695 Prudhoe Bypass. Signed "Ovingham & Transport Interchange" at roundabout. Cross the rail crossing.
Ovingham Bridge over the Tyne reported closed to traffic. Use Scotswood, Wylam or Stocksfield crossings.
Tyne Riverside Country Park Car Park ~ NZ086634
Rail: Prudhoe station adjacent (Every 20/25 mins at this time from Newcastle/Hexham.) Bus: 10X/10B (16:45 & 17:02 from Eldon Sq.via Metrocentre & Ryton to Prudhoe Rail Station interchange.

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the website for updates: )

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 ~>

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk.