Lakeland Orienteering Club

Holme FellWed 25 May

Spring Series Race 5

Local level event

What does this mean?

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Training events are non competitive and used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Terrain type: Fell





Final Series Results


Thank you for joining us on a lovely evening today up on Holme Fell for the finale in the Spring Series! We hope you enjoyed the courses and also the cakes afterwards. Many thanks to Emily for planning, Derek A & Jerry as Safety Controllers and Chris as Series Co-ordinator and the SI Team of Ali & Mike and Jerry. Also many thanks to Heather for supplying the end of series biscuits and cake !

Any questions on the results, please drop us a line at

Last updated: Mon 30 May, 2022


The Spring Series reached its grand finale on Wednesday on the superb terrain of Holme Fell with some excellent, challenging courses designed by first-time-planner Emily Turner. Thanks to Heather Heppenstall for the fabulous orienteering cakes and biscuits - I hope you all got one, especially Orange course participants.

Congratulations to the category winners over the 5 races (3 to score):

Women Junior 1 Cate Matthew 2 Amelia Thompson

Women Open Karen Parker

Women Vet Eleanor Osborne

Women SuperVet Christine Robinson

Women UltraVet Janet Nash

Men Junior 1 Alex Matthew 2 Michael Finch 3 Sam Osborne

Men Open Jack Wright

Men Vet Graham Patten

Men SuperVet Dan Parker

Men UltraVet Chris Roberts

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Thanks to all the planners/organisers, safety controllers, mentors, registration team, control placers/collectors, SI team, car-parkers and website admin for their contributions to making the series a great success.

Thanks to all you competitors for taking part: 206 different people took part in at least one race; congrats to the14 people who did all five races.

Next up: the Summer Series starts next Wednesday 1 June on brand new area, Latter Rigg. Hope to see you there.

Christine Robinson Spring Series Co-ordinator

Location Info

Near: Coniston
Lat,Lng: 54.40069,-3.07146
Postcode: LA21 8DG
What3Words: ///swimsuits.olive.embers

The pins on the maps show the location of the parking, the start may be some distance away

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Directions / Parking

North of Coniston, turn north off the A593, sign-posted Tilberthwaite; the event will be signed from here. NB This is NOT the road to Hodge Close.

Parking £1

Grid reference for parking - NY 305011

Grid reference for turn off the A593 - SD 312996

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Open fell, and small areas of woodland - very runnable.

Course Information

Long 3.3km 240m climb

Short 2.4km 155m climb

Orange 1.8km 105m climb

Map scale 1:7,500

Distance to start 1.4k

Distance from finish 1.8k

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Pre-entries via SI Entries. Adults £6, Juniors & Students £4; Adults entering Orange course £4

Entry on the day: Orange £4; Very, very limited for Long & Short courses Adults £7, Juniors & Students £4

You may enter as a pair or family group

Contact the Series Coordinator for the voucher code to use your LOC vouchers (see SI Entries)

Entries close 23.59 on 23.5.22

Registration and Start times

Start times 17.00-18.30

Registration 17.00-18.00

Course closing time 19.30


No toilets

First Aid kit at download to be self-administered if possible. Directions to A&E at download.

Control descriptions printed on the map and loose ones available at Start.

Cakes available!! Bring your own picnic and stay for the prize-giving.

Dog restrictions


Contacts / Officials

Series Co-ordinator : Christine Robinson

Planner : Emily Turner

Safety Controller : Derek Allison

Nearest A&E Hospital

Kendal or Barrow
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