Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Winter LOP League Events 2018/19

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 23/9/18

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 -----
Public Car Park Brown signed Littlehaven Beach (Charge: 1.40 2hrs. ~ 2.20 3hrs.) on seaward side of B1344 River Drive/Sea view.
South Shields Metro: 1300 m. Nearest bus: E1 S.Shields (Mkt. & Metro)>Sunderland (Fawcett St.) to Pier Head A183 (600 m.) (see map link).
SI timing start & finsh ~ ~ Terrain: Parks. Some street running possible.
Oct. 27thSilverlink, North Tyneside -----
Nov. 10thGateshead Riverside-----
Nov. 24thNewcastle Town Moor-----
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.