Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Winter LOP League Events 2017/18
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 16/3/18
| A series of low key local events on a Saturday morning, 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 red tape 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|
| ||Events|| |
|Oct. 21st||Havannah, Hazlerigg||Results|
|Nov. 11th||Nuns Moor||Results|
|Dec. 9th||Redburn & Chirton, N.Shields||Results|
|Jan. 27th||Gallagher Park & Doctor Pit, Bedlington||Results|
|Feb. 3rd||Prudhoe (Waterworld)||Results|
|League after 6 events|
|Mar. 3rd||Denton Burn ~ Postponed until Spring series.||-----|
|Mar. 17th||Whitburn (Souter Light) ~ Postponed (adverse weather)||-----|
(for details of Start/Finish area, watch the website for updates: http://www.newcastleorienteering.org.uk )
Registration & Start: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.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.