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Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers

Present

Winter/Spring LOP League Events 2018/19

A Series of Local Orienteering Events

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Page updated: 24/11/18

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A series of low key local events on a Saturday morning, in and around 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.

Courses:
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 miniature O sign and orange tape secured with a clothes peg. Markers will have a code letter in permanent marker to be written on the control card. Carry a pen.

Electronic timing will be used for start and finish. All runners will be issued with a loan dibber which will be downloaded off site. Timing tickets will be issued at download.

Scoring:
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 2.00 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

 Events 

Sep. 29thSouth Shields Results
Oct. 27thSilverlink, North Tyneside Results
Nov. 10thGateshead Riverside Park Results
Nov. 24thNewcastle Town Moor Results

League points after 4 events.

Dec. 15thRichardson Dees Park, Wallsend-----
Travel: NZ298667 North Road off Station Road, Wallsend
Parking: Considerate Roadside Parking (try Kings Rd S), please, or take public transport.
Wallsend Metro and bus station : half a mile. Nearest bus stops High Street West
Assembly: Bandstand. Signed from south & southeast gates.
Terrain: Refurbished urban parkland.
Timing: Electronic start & Finish with loan dibber only. (see new note above)

Mar. 2ndNuns Moor, Newcastle-----
Mar. 23rdKillingworth West-----
Apr. 13thShankhouse, Seaton Delaval-----

(for details of Start/Finish area, watch this page 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.