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.


A Navnight Event

Event date: Thu 19 May

Part of the Navnight series

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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…

LOC Level B April weekend 2nd & 3rd April

Middle and Long Distance Events

The results for the April Weekend events at Tarn Hows and Holme Fell are now on the results page of the website.

Tue 26 JanRead 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…

2016 Schools Events

A series of 3 Schools events with a final on 19th May and the Furness School Games event

Fri 26 FebRead more…

Club Newsletter

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

There may be a problem with the web-links in the latest neswletter, the corrected links are as below:

Lakeland Lanequests - the corrected link is here.

The tracker information for...

Mon 8 FebRead more…

LOC Coaching Events

2016 coaching series

The four coaching events from 23rd Jan to 27th Feb organised by Derek Allison and Carol McNeill with help from some others have now been completed, they have been very well attended.

There is a plan for another series of coaching events...

Sun 24 JanRead more…