Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Winter LOP League Events 2018/19

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 16/11/18

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.

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.

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


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

League points after 3 events.

Nov. 24thNewcastle Town Moor -----
Registration: Forsyth Road NE2 3DB Start: Entrance to moor opposite the end of Forsyth Road.
There is some free parking in Forsyth road - marked bays alongside the moor section.
Otherwise Claremont Road Car Park adjacent to Exhibition Park approx. 1 km. across the moor.
Access to Forsyth Road from Great North Road is southbound only. See map for access via West Jesmond.
Metro West Jesmond (exit N-bound side) 500m. Some 2hr parking here.
Cycleways N & S alongside G.N.Road. Buses to Great North Road/Forsyth Road 30,31,43,44,46,55,40A
Note that the map is double-sided with the main map at 1:10000 and the map of Exhibition Park at 1:2000.

Dec. 15thRichardson Dees Park, Wallsend-----

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