Park Race 2 - Brockhole and Cragwood

Due to forecast bad weather this event has been postponed

Event date: Sat 13 Oct

Since there are severe weather warnings for Saturday and because of that Brockhole Park may be forced to close we have postponed this event.

Please follow this web page for more news and a re-scheduling date.  


This series of 3 events offers an introduction to orienteering for newcomers but also high speed racing for the experienced. A two part race, each of about 2.5km, for senior runners and a 'Mini' race aimed at younger children age 12 and under.

There are 3 events in the park series. The best 2 results will count to the overall series results with prize giving at the final event. For the sprint overall result both courses are to be run with total time being used for the standings at each event.

Prizes for the Mini winners M/W12-, and junior M/W16-, veteran M/W50+ and Open M/W on the sprint. There might be a super vet category for a single sprint course if sufficient interest.

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Park Race 1 - Ulverston Leisure Centre

Event date: Sat 15 Sep

The 2018 Park Series started at Ulverston Leisure Centre today.

The remaining Park Races will be held at Brockholes and Glaxo Sports Club in Ulverston on the 13th and 27th October, details will be on the LOC website.

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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 “Giant” weekend in Liverpool

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Several LOC members travelled to Liverpool last weekend for a double O weekend and were also treated to the final display of the Giants, as Judy reports. 

Deeside OC and SELOC staged a double O...

Wed 10 OctRead more…

LOC Juniors represent the North West

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Five Juniors from the LOC Junior Squad represented both the club and the North West Region at the JIRCs last weekend, one of the team, Jess has written a report on the weekend's activities.

Tue 2 OctRead more…

WMOC 2018 - Denmark

A report by Louise Dunn from the World Masters Orienteering in Zealand North, Denmark.

Mon 16 JulRead more…

Tuesday in the sun

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The place to be - Whitbarrow Scar

Photo by Isobel

Other photos.

Tue 3 JulRead more…

Last Corbett

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Tony and Pauline Richardson on his last Corbett.

Photo by Sheila.

Tue 17 AprRead more…