Virtual Orienteering

MapRunF and Permanant Courses

MapRun F, Source:

Press here to go to LOC MapRunF menu

 

MaprunF is an app which runs on both Android and Apple mobile phones and GPS enabled tablets. It can be downloaded free of charge.

The LOC courses are normal orienteering courses except that there are no physical markings on the ground identifying the location of the control sites. The mobile device will ‘beep’ at each site.

Rebekah’s success at Joss Naylor

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Having completed the Joss Naylor round, she tells her story here.

Fri 6 NovRead more…

LOC Tuesday Run/Walk Group

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The LOC Tuesday morning training runs are currently not possible but will restart when possible while taking the current COVID restrictions into account.

The runs are organised  and advertised on the 'LOC Tuesday Run. (LTR) mailgroup...

Thu 5 NovRead more…

Permanent Course launches at Fell Foot

In conjunction with the National Trust team at Fell Foot Park, we are launching a new permanent orienteering course during half term week using the MapRunF app we've been using for our virtual events since the lockdown. Maps are available...

Fri 23 OctRead more…

LOC Night Urban Series using MapRunF

While waiting for traditional orienteering events to resume LOC is offering a Night Urban Series of events using the MapRun app.  Courses are £2 a run payable at the end of the series or £10 for the series. Juniors under 16 must run with...

Sun 18 OctRead more…

‘Run in’ podcast

'The Run In' podcast which is about everything orienteering.

The latest episode is from Hollie Orr and is a great listen about her orienteering career.

Sat 17 OctRead more…

Beginner?

What is Orienteering?

Orienteering Control, Source:

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.