Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers


Winter/Spring LOP League Events 2018/19

A Series of Local Orienteering Events


Page updated: 29/3/19

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
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
Nov. 24thNewcastle Town Moor Results
Dec. 15thRichardson Dees Park, WallsendResults
Mar. 2ndNuns Moor, NewcastleResults

League points after 6 events.

Mar. 23rdKillingworth West-----
Cancelled owing to flood prevention works.
Apr. 13thEast Cramlington-----
Registration: Nature Reserve Car Park NZ287762 on B1326 between High Pit, Cramlington & Seaton Delaval.
See map for links from A189 or A192.
Because of very restricted space, orienteers should park in Oldstone Road approach to East Cramlington Industrial Estate NE23 6XW and car share if possible. 50m. walk to registration.
Bus 19 (Ashington>Bedlington>Cramlington>East Cramlington >S.Delaval>N'umberland Pk Metro>N.Shields) Hourly. Do not alight Shankhouse.
Be cautious if model aircraft are flying near the OB area at the north end of the courses.
Apres-O event at 29 Reedswood Cres. 12:30 until 2:30. Soup and Sausage / Bacon sandwiches. A pre warning of of attendance would help for catering.

(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.