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
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


Oct. 21stHavannah, 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. 11thNuns Moor-----

Nov. 25thShankhouse-----

Dec. 9thRedburn & Chirton, N.Shields-----

Jan. 27thDoctor Pit, Bedington-----

Feb. 3rdTBA-----

Feb. 24thTBA-----

Mar. 17thWhitburn (Souter Light)-----

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

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 ~>

Remember you Orienteer at your own risk.

Please supply your own requirement of water.