Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Winter LOP League Events 2017/18
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 9/1/18
| 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 ~ 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|
|Dec. 9th||Redburn & Chirton, N.Shields||Results|
|League after 4 events|
|Jan. 27th||Gallagher Park & Doctor Pit, Bedlington||-----|
|Considerate Roadside Parking along Hassop Way, Bedlington, NE22 7LE ~ NZ259823|
|Schalksmuhle Road in Bedlington runs parallel to the main Front Street. Hassop Way turns off between Morrisons & Police HQ (see map link above)|
|Bus: Mainly X21/X22 Newcastle Haymarket > Regent Centre > BEDLINGTON RED LION (Front Street West) > Ashington. Walk half a mile. Services also from Blyth & Morpeth.|
|NOTE: Public open land. Dogs and various kinds of bike likely.|
|A whistle should be carried. A cagoule should be worn if weather is bad.|
|Feb. 3rd||Prudhoe (Waterworld) NE42 5DQ||-----|
| ||From A695 Gateshead to Hexham Road enter Prudhoe at the east end (B6395) and look out on the left for the pool. Use east end of car park.|| |
| ||Bus 10 (Eldon Sq > Hexham) or 10B (Eldon Sq > Low Prudhoe). Rail involves a long, steep climb.|| |
|Feb. 24th||Denton Burn||-----|
|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.