Lakeland Orienteering Club

Success at British Sprint Championships

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.

Wed 25 Aug 2021Read more…

Mud Wood Club Session

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.

Sat 14 Aug 2021Read more…

Junior Lockdown Coaching

Details of the Junior Coaching activities during 2020 and 2021 including information about those going to the coaching weekends is on the LOC Coaching.

Mon 21 Jun 2021Read more…

Mapping award to 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:

Thu 22 Apr 2021Read more…

2021 Spring Coaching Opportunities

The opportunities for learning Orienteering skills are continuing:

Details are on the Coaching webpage.

Tue 30 Mar 2021Read more…

LOC Tuesday Run/Walk Group

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 (

Thu 5 Nov 2020Read more…

Rebekah’s success at Joss Naylor

Having completed the Joss Naylor round, she tells her story below.

Sun 1 Nov 2020Read more…

Permanent Course launches at Fell Foot

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.

Fri 23 Oct 2020Read more…

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