Lakeland Orienteering Club

Family Half Term WorkshopsKendal and Ulverston

Coming soon:
Free February half-term family-fun workshops
Six days in/near two lakeland town centres

see details on newcomers page

and an update on the FAMILY PROJECT so far

Sun 1 Jan 2023

LOC Annual Awards 2021

The Club Championships social was cancelled earlier this year and so presentation of three of our annual awards was put back until another opportunity presented itself. That moment came on Sunday after the CSC Final. Hurrah!

Ian Blakey Shield: PeterScott
LOC Navigator Trophy: Derek Allison
Fast Cat Trophy: Jo Cleary

Tue 18 Oct 2022Read more…

Introduction to night terrain orienteeringTuesdays from 13 Sep to 18 Oct in Ulverston area

Tuesday 18th session will be an introduction to night terrain orienteering. Suitable for all levels whether complete beginners or those just wanting to refresh their night skills before the winter season. Meet at the quarries on the Southern side of Birkrigg common (stone circle side) at 6.15pm. It is essential you let Claire know if you are thinking of attending so we have the correct number of maps printed. Head torch also essential! To book online <TryBooking link> (by midnight on Sunday) or email Claire by Monday evening (

Mon 17 Oct 2022

Compass Sport Cup LOC 3rdFinal CSC at Devilla Scotland

Group photo of some of the 50 strong LOC team who came 3rd in the CSC FInal at Devilla in Scotland today. Lucie Heppenstall (front, centre) also did really well to win the Cup for fastest on the String Course. Many thanks to LOC team captain Heather Heppenstall for organising us all

Sun 16 Oct 2022

NW Sprint Championships Edge Hilland European Junior Cup

LOC success after 2 events combined:
M12 Quinn Thompson 1
W16 Amelia Thomson 2
M18 Peter Scott 2
M21 James Rogers 2
M35 Matt Rooke 3
W35 Rebecca Rooke 1
W40 Liz Heaton 3
W60 Louise Dunn 1
W65 Judy Burge 2
M80 Steve Burge 2

and congratulations to Laura Brown, running in her first European Junior Cup. in Blankenburg, Germany.

Wed 12 Oct 2022

Injuries? Do you stretch enough?

Strength and stretch training helps prevent injury and helps our body recover after injury.

Deyna Hirst is running a series of sessions on Wednesday mornings for orienteers on zoom. Read on for details of these sessions.

Thu 6 Oct 2022Read more…

Family O Project update

Kath and Claire are now in post and beginning work on the Family 'O' Project.

During the coming weeks and months, we will be planning and promoting activities to introduce orienteering to family groups.
We aim to begin to deliver a programme of family-friendly sessions and events from early 2023. These will run alongside and dovetail with existing development opportunities within the club.
More details

Mon 3 Oct 2022

Great performance by NWJS

Well done to all the juniors representing the NWJS for coming 3rd overall at the JIRCs in Northern Ireland this weekend. Lakeland Juniors competing were Emily Turner, Peter Scott and Sam Osborne.

Sun 25 Sept 2022

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