Lakeland Orienteering Club

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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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Go Orienteering

There are many ways to enjoy the sport of orienteering.

  • Competitive events from small local ones to large (2000 people+) national/international ones.
  • Virtual (smartphone/watch) courses, where the controls are virtual.
  • Permanent Orienteering Courses with markers on the ground.

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Orienteering Links

The following list of useful links covers clubs, associations and other aspects of orienteering.

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Virtual Orienteering with MapRun

The Maprun LOC courses are normal orienteering courses except that there are no physical markings on the ground identifying the location of the control sites. Instead, you use the Maprun app on your phone. It will ‘beep’ at each control site.

Maprun user guide

The Family Project has set up a series of family beginner challenge course mapruns suitable for all.

LOC Maprun Challenge Course information More details on the Newcomers page

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

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Welcome to all our Juniors

If you are thinking about starting orienteering Lakeland Orienteering Club is the best place to be. There is so much experience within the club. Everyone is friendly and willing to help, read more from Laura.

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Welcome to the LOC coaching page

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