Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers
Winter/Spring LOP League Events 2018/19
A Series of Local Orienteering Events
Page updated: 24/11/18
| 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.
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.
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|
|Nov. 24th||Newcastle Town Moor||Results|
|League points after 4 events.|
|Dec. 15th||Richardson 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. 2nd||Nuns Moor, Newcastle||-----|
|Mar. 23rd||Killingworth West||-----|
|Apr. 13th||Shankhouse, 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.