Several solo and team medals were earned in the British Sprint Championships at Skelmersdale August 21st - 22nd 2021.
LOC Scafell Relay team (Karen Heppenstall, Noah Howlett, Matthew Horne and Anne Edwards) - Silver in the Elite Mixed Relay.
Carol McNeill- Individual Gold W75.
Liz Heaton - Individual Silver W40.
Laura Brown - Individual Slver W16.
Last Thursday Matt Rooke organised an activity session for the children at the Mud Wood Club at Hobkin Ground Farm, Broughton Mills. There were about 15 children taking part aged 2 to 11, plus some parents, and everyone had a good time and enjoyed the sport aspect of it (including the stubs on a washing line results). A few photos below.
This was also Matt's first attempt at a "proper" orienteering map (attached) using LiDAR thanks to Carol's Zoom webinars with Martin Bagness.
Martin Bagness (alias Bilbo) - a Coach and Mapper extraordinaire, has been awarded the 2020 Bonington Trophy for Services To Mapping.
Martin is a tremendous asset to the South Lakes and especially Lakeland OC.
Last year during the pandemic he mapped:
The opportunities for learning Orienteering skills are continuing:
- The recordings of the sessions for the Technique Knowhow and Practice Master Class sessions using Zoom are on the Coaching page.
- There will be an Introduction to Coaching for LOC members by Derek Allison.
- A combination of a Zoom session and outdoor reinforcement sessions covering Map Making for Orienteering
LOC ZOOM COACHING for Event Preparation
Details are on the Coaching webpage.
The LOC Tuesday morning training runs are organised and advertised on the 'LOC Tuesday Run (LTR) mailgroup for members and some others. The training runs are in a different area each week, usually with a number of length options.
Some other Photos are available.
For more information contact Simon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Having completed the Joss Naylor round, she tells her story below.
In conjunction with the National Trust team at Fell Foot Park, we are launching a new permanent orienteering course during half term week using the MapRunF app we've been using for our virtual events since the lockdown. Maps are available to download below.