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
|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|| |
|Sep. 29th||South Shields||Results|
|Oct. 27th||Silverlink, North Tyneside||Results|
|Nov. 10th||Gateshead Riverside Park||Results|
|League points after 3 events.|
|Nov. 24th||Newcastle 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. 15th||Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend||-----|
(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.