Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Winter LOP League Events 2017/18
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 20/11/17
| 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||Results|
|Nov. 11th||Nuns Moor||Results|
|League after 2 events|
|N-bound or S-bound on A189 exit "East Cramlington Ind.Estate" B1326 & follow Industrial Estate signs all the way.|
|From A192 Tynemouth & Whitley Bay turn onto B1326 "East Cramlington" on leaving Seaton Delaval. Industrial estate signed left beyond terrace of houses.|
|Park safely on the industrial estate approach road. Cross B1326 with care to the competition area (central refuge available) (NE23 6FX) ~ NZ284760|
|As Parking and Registration/Start are separated by several hundred yards and a road crossing, you may wish to come to registration with correct change and ready to run. However a key and change creche will operate.|
|Bus: GoNorthEast 19 N.Shields / Percy Main Metro / Northumberland Pk. Metro / Shiremoor / Delaval / E.CRAMLINGTON / Cramlington / Bedlington / Ashington & reverse|
|Beware dogs, bikes and possibly model aeroplanes.|
|Yellow 1.7km ~ Orange 3.0km ~ Long Orange 4.3km|
|Terrain: Nature reserve. Mixed woodland, grassland, paths, tracks.|
|Dec. 9th||Redburn & Chirton, N.Shields||-----|
|Travel: To The Parks Sports Centre (NE29 6TL ~ NZ349675)|
|From the A187 (Howdon Road) follow the road for 'Sports Centre'. At the roundabout by the approach turn north into the Sport Centre grounds.|
|Metro: within easy walking distance of Meadow Well station. From the station turn south along Bridge Road South. On the left, opposite the junction with Clifton Gardens is a footpath leading to the Parks|
|Parking: Sports Centre Car Park. Toilets, Cafe.|
|Fast open sports centre grounds, fast open parkland with a extensive scatter of decorative boulders. Some street running possible on longer courses.|
|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.