Lakeland Orienteering Club

LOC Events

Wed 26 Jun: Woodheads
Summer Series 4
near Haverthwaite

Wed 3 Jul: Eggerslack
Summer Series 5
near Grange

Wed 10 Jul: Ulverston
Summer Sprint 1
near Ulverston

Sat 13 Jul: Sizergh Castle
Family adventures

Wed 17 Jul: Kendal
Summer Sprint 2
near Kendal

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About Us

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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British Sprints successIndividuals Warwick, relays Birmingham

Well run

Dick Towler 3rd M75

Elizabethe Rocke 3rd W70

Congratulations to LOC's repeated medalists at the British Sprint Relay Champs! Derek, Christine and Andy repeated last year's podium success with 3rd


in the UltraVet class

Tue 25 Jun

Sizergh Castle Family AdventureSat 13th July

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Sat 13th June 10-12 noon

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Thu 13 Jun

LOC Coachingnext one : Sat June 15th at Tarn Howes

Monthly Saturday morning workshops with the aim of improving skills in the run-up to the Lakeland National weekend of May 18th & 19th.

These events in May will visit the Graythwaite Estate & Holme Fell.

The Coaching dates (venues subject to permissions) are

Sat Jan 20th at Stony Hazel, Rusland

Sat Feb 24th in Tarn Hows, Coniston

Sun Mar 3rd at Stony Hazel, Rusland more details

Sat Mar 23rd in Rusland Beeches, Rusland

Sat May 4th in Graythwaite, Newby Bridge

Sat June 15th at Tarn Howes with NWJS

Sessions will run from 10am to 12noon, Saturday mornings.

We will particularly be working on compass bearings and picture skills.

Contact Richard Tiley

LOC Lead Coach 07843 101242

Tue 28 May

Lakes in May National Weekend

Organisers comments: Sue Butterfield Holme Fell

A Classic race on Holme Fell near Coniston on Saturday May 18th 2024 followed by a Middle Distance race [also part of the UKEOL] in Colonel’s Drive at Graythwaite on Sunday May 19th 2024.

Wed 22 May

Summer Junior toursSelections for Quinn, Jamie, Sam and Amelia

Quinn Thompson & Jamie Osborne have been selected to attend the 14s tour to Lagganlia in Scotland in August

Sam Osborne has been selected to attend the 16s tour to Czech Republic in August

Amelia has been selected on JROS to Gothenburg.

Full JROS selection details:

Lagganlia 2024 | Junior Regional Orienteering Squads (


Czechia 2024 | Junior Regional Orienteering Squads (

Wed 8 May

LOC British Middles success Otleyand Northern Champs Kilnsey

British Middles success Otley 27 Apr

1st M45 Duncan Archer

2nd M12 James Heppenstall, M16 Sam Osborne, M70 Michael Napier, W60 Jane Morgan

3rd M21E Joe Woodley

Northern Champs Kilnsey 28 Apr

1st: M16 Sam Osborne, W35L Anne Edwards (ran W21E), W40 Heather Heppenstall, M45 Duncan Archer, W60 Jane Morgan, M70 Michael Napier
2nd M70 Derek Fryer, M75 Cliff Etherden, W21E Anne Edwards

3rd M80 Steve Burge, W10A Lucie Heppenstall, W75 Helen Neild

Mon 29 Apr

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