What is Orienteering?

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Orienteering is a sport that combines map reading and running. Competitors have to find their way between a series of checkpoints, called controls, as quickly as possible. There’s no set route between the controls, so you have to decide which way to go and then find your way there without getting lost.

Future Events

Almost all events have courses for beginners (please read the event details).
Full list of all future events

Summer Evening Event 8 - Dockney Parrock

Part of LOC Summer Evening Event series

Event date: Wed 13 Jul

The last of the 2016 Summer Evening Events.

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Club Photos!

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Follow the link below to the new 'Lakeland Orienteering Club Flickr' page! 

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Sat 16 AprRead more…

Tuesday Run from Ayside

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Challenging and 'adventurous' run South of Ayside, planned by Cliff and Isobel. Photo by Isobel.

Tue 13 SepRead more…

Success in France and Spain

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Lost in Translation

Despite what's shown, Judy Burge had achieved 1st place in W55L at the Spanish 5-day but due to a misinterpretation she is pictured in 2nd place on the podium. She later claimed her first prize of a...

Thu 11 AugRead more…

Park Race Series

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We have a Park Race Series of events planned in October, as follows:

 - 8th October

 - 15th October

 - 22nd October

 - 29th October

Wed 6 JulRead more…

British Championships

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Brown Clee 30th April/1st May 2016

Here are some photos from the British Orienteering Championships of some of the most successful LOC runners.

Mon 9 MayRead more…

Latest Member Article

This is the link to the latest article from our members.

Latest Article

Tue 12 AprRead more…

Tech Event Series

A series of 4 TD5 Wednesday evening events

The 2016 Tech Series is now complete and the results for all the 4 excellent events are on the website results page. There will be another Tech Series of similar events in 2017.

Fri 1 AprRead more…

Club Newsletter

The latest club newsletter produced by Iain Smith-Ward, is attached here.

Mon 8 FebRead more…