Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Winter LOP League Events 2017/18
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 13/10/17
| 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 ~ Orange ~ Long Orange.
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||-----|
| From the B1318 Wideopen, at mini roundabout turn onto Coach Lane signed to Hazlerigg.
|| Note that the larger roundabout shown south of here is now a light controlled crossing (no roundabout) || Travel approx. 1.7 miles through and beyond the village to Car Park, brown signed: Havannah Nature Reserve. NZ215718 nearest Post code NE13 7AP. Local access also from Kingston Park |
|Parking: Nature Reserve Car Park|
| Bus 44 ("Dinnington/Morpeth") from Haymarket or Regent Centre Gosforth Metro/Interchange. |
Bus stop 50m before cark park entrance.
|Nov. 11th||Nuns Moor||-----|
|Dec. 9th||Redburn & Chirton, N.Shields||-----|
|Jan. 27th||Doctor Pit, Bedington||-----|
|Mar. 17th||Whitburn (Souter Light)||-----|
(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.