Think Fast, Run Hard, Go Orienteering

Interesting series of short coaching videos from BOF at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r0pQf-Phsc&index=1&list=PLwQxj0iau_RfjWcf_sX-TgM2yIwbpWO2v

LVO Clubmark Award

Two weeks ago Juls Hanvey (Active Clubs Coordinator) and I attended the SportNI Sportmaker Awards 2018 Celebration Event in the Titanic Centre. The main business of the evening was to present awards to a number of coaches and club officials, but we were one of a number of clubs to receive our Clubmark NI award. It was a slickly organised event – for the main awards, a video describing the winner’s achievements was played as they were presented with the award, followed by short interview. Clubmark is Northern Ireland’s quality standard for sports clubs. The programme aims to identify, develop, Read More …

2019 AGM Minutes

Geoffrey Collins has done his usual sterling job of simultaneous listening and writing to produce draft minutes of our AGM on Feb 3rd at Belvoir. Neither Geoffrey or I can remember who proposed and seconded the adoption of last year’s minutes. Please let secretary@lvo.org.uk know if you remember who did. The minutes are available on the website from Resources > Public Folders > AGMs > LVO AGM 2019 v1.docx Many thanks, Cecil

NIOA Score and Night Champs

NFermanagh Orienteers invite you to the Fintona/Seskinore area on Saturday 9th February 2019 for the Score and Night Championships. The NI Prizegiving will be held in the Ecclesville Equestrian Centre, Fintona after the Score. Score Championships  Seskinore Forest, Co Tyrone Directions From Belfast/Dublinfollow A5 from Ballygawley towards Omagh. Approx 10 miles from Ballygawley take the B46 to Seskinore. Just before the village take the B83 (right) towards Omagh. Forest entrance is 0.5 miles on the right.  From Omagh follow the A5 towards Ballygawley. Turn right after approx. 2.5 miles and follow signs for Seskinore on the B83. After approximately 2.5 Read More …

LVO AGM 2019

The LVO Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday 3rd February 2019 in Belvoir Activity Centre, 100 Belvoir Drive, Belfast, BT8 7DT, immediately after the Club Score Champs in Belvoir Park (at around 3:15 pm). The Agenda is given below. The draft minutes of last year’s meeting are at https://1drv.ms/w/s!AmRviA_IewvevXpiYgKg_WanfvNq, or from the website at Resources > Public Folders > AGMs There will be some catering and a display of some orienteering photo highlights of our year, so please call in to see what has been happening in the club. Please let me have any additional items you would like Read More …

Password change

We had to change the password on the LVO OneDrive useful information store, that you log into with lvo_officials@outlook.com If you need the new password, please just contact secretary@lvo.org.uk or any member of the committee. Cecil

LVO Autumn Trophy 3, Divis and Black Mountain

Lagan Valley Orienteers Autumn Trophy 3 is this Saturday 27th October at the National Trust site on Divis and Black Mountain, just above Belfast. Starts will be from 11:30 am until 1 pm, with parking and registration by the cafe on the road towards the masts. The address is Divis Road, Belfast BT17 0NG or https://goo.gl/maps/mmLtuMMZLwm Please note that until today starts were shown on the BOF and LVO Events list as 1:30 – 3pm. Starts are 11:30 am – 1 pm! The courses offered will be Yellow 2.3k, 35m climb Orange 2.9k, 70m climb Green 5k, 190m climb Given that Read More …

LVO Club Championships 2018

The LVO Club Championship will be run at NI Colour Series 4 in Garvagh on Saturday 25th August 2018. For details, see the North West Orienteering Club website here. Colour courses have been allocated to each age class. You are free to run the colour course of your choice, but to be considered for the club championships you must run the course listed below for your age class. If you would like to ‘run up’, i.e. compete to be the champion in a younger age class, please declare this on a sign up sheet that will be available at registration. Read More …