Lakeland Orienteering Club

Kendal SouthWed 29 Nov

5th in night urban SI series

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: Urban





Final Series


It was a bit chilly in Kendal tonight for the final event in this year's Night Urban Series ! We hope you all enjoyed it.

Many thanks to Chris P as a first time planner, Dick for mentoring and safety, Rach for on the night safety and series co-ordinator, David and Isobel for first aid, Loz for control collection and the SI team of Ali, Jerry and Andrew.

Last updated: Fri 01 December, 2023


Lots of fun navigating roads, footpaths, green spaces and parks

Location Info

Near: Kendal
Lat,Lng: 54.32163,-2.74478
Postcode: LA9 5AP
What3Words: ///complains.stove.digits

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

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Directions / Parking

Ring O Bells pub

37 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF

Parking adjacent to Ring O Bells pub in Kendal

Holy Trinity Parish Church pay & display car park

on Kirkland LA9 5AF

Charges per hour:

 1 to 2 hours: £2.50

 2 to 3 hours: £3.60

 3 to 4 hours: £4.30

Alternative parking in other town centre pay

and display car parks or free street parking on

public roads in suburbs to west of event

centre – 5-10mins walk.

Pre-event Details

Map / Terrain

Scale 1:4,000 and 2.5m contours.Map last updated

in 2018.The map will be A4 size and printed on

waterproof paper.

Terrain is public roads, footpaths, green spaces
and parks. Take lots of care when crossing all
roads, flying ound corners at high speed, on
anything slippery that's not tarmac, and running
while staring at your map.
Note: the centre of the control circles on the maps
will show the exact location of the controls but as
the features they are attached to are not all marked
these are given in the control descriptions for
clarity. These are mostly posts (circle symbol) and

Course Information

Long & Short course options
Long 4.2km, 120m climb, 21 controls
Short 3.2km, 80m climb, 15 controls

Course closing time 19:30

Start is at Ring O Bells pub. Finish is to west of
Kirkland – the main road through Kendal. Walk 2
mins back to Ring O Bells pub to download,
taking care crossing Kirkland (main road through

How to choose a course

Entry Details

Entries are open online via SI Entries here, online entry will close at 23:59 on Sunday 26th November, some entry on the day will also be available.

Entry Fees:

£6 M/W21+

£4 M/W20- and full time students

Entry is free for LOC Juniors

If entering on the day, the correct change would be very much appreciated please !

We encourage running in pairs – this is a must for under 16s (with an adult) but adults can also do so. It is good way to start orienteering, particularly at night. To do this, enter the event using one person’s name (the junior in a junior + adult pair, or one adult of an adult pair) and please add the names of everyone accompanying in the ‘Additional names and ages’ box when you enter. You will just use one SI Card (dibber) between you but you can buy extra maps using the “extras” on SI Entries for £1

All participants must wear a headtorch and high
visibility clothing.

Full leg cover is not compulsory.

Registration and Start times

Registration from 17:00

Starts from 17.30 to 18.30

Courses close 19:30


Toilets in the pub

Dog restrictions

Dogs under control are welcome Please ensure to clean up after them

Contacts / Officials

Rach Stavert (Series coordinator)

Chris Pearson (Planner)

Dick Towler (Controller)

Nearest A&E Hospital

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