Lakeland Orienteering Club
Virtual Orienteering with MapRun
MapRun Phone App
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.
There are now multiple versions:
MapRunF the original app
MapRun6 the latest app. Both of these will work on your phone. MapRunG for using maprun on a Garmin Watch.
For pdf copies of the map and their pin codes email Jerry : maprun-AT-lakelandoc.uk
Other pages related to Virtual Orienteering with MapRun
LOC MapRun User Guide
LOC MapRun Planners Guide
Author: Jerry Purkis June 28 2020 v2
There are some differences that you should be aware of between planning a normal course with SI and control flags on the ground, and a MapRunF course, where the controls are virtual, and will beep on yo
While waiting for traditional orienteering events to resume LOC is offering a series of events over the summer using the MapRun app. Courses are free and all abilities of orienteer will be able to participate. Participants can run or walk the courses
While waiting for traditional orienteering events to resume LOC is offering a Night Urban Series of events using the MapRun app. Courses are £2 a run payable at the end of the series or £10 for the series. Juniors under 16 must run with an adult. Par
Please obey the current lockdown rules when participating:
You must only run these courses on your own, with anyone that you live with or with just one other person. They are for participating locally.
A pdf of the maps and the pin code can be obtain
The 2021 Night Urban series has 4 SI and 4 mapruns. Maprun courses are £3 a run payable at the end of the series or £10 for the maprun series. Juniors under 16 must run with an adult. Participants can run or walk the courses at a time that suits them
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