What is Orienteering?
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.
Near: Kirby Stephen, full details...
Near: Windermere/Ambleside, full details...
Near: Haverthwaite, full details...
Almost all events have courses for beginners (please read the event details).
Full list of all future events
Part of LOC Summer Evening Event series
The last of the 2016 Summer Evening Events.
Follow the link below to the new 'Lakeland Orienteering Club Flickr' page!
Challenging and 'adventurous' run South of Ayside, planned by Cliff and Isobel. Photo by Isobel.
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...
We have a Park Race Series of events planned in October, as follows:
- 8th October
- 15th October
- 22nd October
- 29th October
Brown Clee 30th April/1st May 2016
Here are some photos from the British Orienteering Championships of some of the most successful LOC runners.
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.