Lakeland Orienteering Club

LOC Events

Wed 17 Aug: Fell Foot, Newby Bridge
Park Series Event 1/4
near Newby Bridge

Wed 24 Aug: Orrest Head , Windermere
Park Series Event 2/4
near Windermere

Sun 4 Sep: Birkrigg (West)
Park Series Event 3/4
near Ullverston

Sun 11 Sep: Maize Maze Ulverston
Park Series Event 4/4
near Ulverston

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Lakeland Orienteering Club (LOC) has members living in the area from Barrow and Millom in the West to Kirkby Stephen in the East, and from Shap in the North to Carnforth in the South.

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A great performance by Quinn.

Lakes 5 DaysThank You!

Thanks to everyone who contributed to hosting a brilliant event. Thanks especially to Derek Allison (co-ordinator), Gill, Lindsey and Rob (organisers), Iain, Anne and Scott (planners) and Dick (controller) and to everyone who helped from LOC and our colleagues in other clubs.

There were podium places for the following:M12A Quinn Thompson (1st) M70S Dave Lloyd (3rd). M85 Stanley Johnston (1st). W18L Laura Brown (1st). W35L Lizzie Browne (2nd) W40S Liz Heaton (2nd) W70L Janet Nash (2nd). W75L Carol McNeill (1st)

Sat 13 Aug

Coasts and Islands

A few LOC members ventured north to participate in the Coasts and Islands event. Roger's comments...

"Weather good, orienteering interesting, personal performance disappointing" see why he might have made that that assessment.

Wed 27 Jul

Family 'O' ProjectDevelopment Workers appointed.

Welcome to Claire and Kath. How lucky are we?! Not one but two fantastic people appointed to deliver our Family O Project which is being jointly funded by the North West Orienteering Association, the Orienteering Foundation and LOC. Claire Heppenstall and Kath Savage are current members and come with a wealth of skills and experience, they're both full of ideas and are looking forward to rolling out the project from Autumn.

Sat 16 JulRead more…

Family Fun O Session - Kendal Castle

It was a fabulous (but very hot) morning at Kendal Castle for the twelve families that joined us to play orienteering games, learn new skills and run around two short courses. Thanks to Heather Heppenstall for organising and for the LOC members who came along to help.

The results are here

Sun 10 JulRead more…

LOC 50th ANNIVERSARY PARTY...it finally happened, just 2 years late!

After almost 2 years of postponement after postponement, about 60 LOC members, present and former, got together to celebrate 50(2) years of Lakeland Orienteering Club on 1st July at Kendal Rugby Club. After an excellent dinner there was a ceilidh by Striding Edge and Iain Smith Ward gave an entertaining account of the club’s history and achievements over the years. It was great to see so many people there including so many ‘old’ members …….thanks to everyone for coming and making it a great evening.

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Furness School Games OrienteeringSchools Competition Tuesday 21st June 2022

About 220 children from 18 Furness Primary Schools had a great day of orienteering in a sunny and picturesque Barrow Park. All ran challenging courses in the morning and afternoon planned and run by a super LOC team. There was some strong competition but Sir John Barrow's team showed the benefit of attending the recent LOC Schools series to take the overall win. Many thanks to all LOC members who contributed, DF

Schools results

Individual Results

Tue 21 Jun

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