Club score at Belfast Castle

Hope you all enjoyed the score at Belfast Castle today. Hopefully everyone took something away from the event. Getting back within the time is improving but I was surprised that so many headed north at the start. The southern route had, I felt, easier navigation and a more obvious route. I always look for a line course within the points. Another chance to get it right next Saturday! A very big thanks to all those who helped today especially to Harry and Shaun who assisted with registration and recording and Cara, Sam, Sharon, Ben and Geoffrey who collected controls. Also Read More …

CLUB SCORE 2018 – Sunday 4th February

45 minutes to visit 24 controls and get a maximum 460 points. Can you do it at Belfast Castle on Sunday 4th February? Register and park at the Adventurous Playground CarPark ready for a mass start at 2pm. Some controls easy and close to paths , others less so! Wear suitable footwear as off path is often muddy and slippery. Cost – Seniors £5, Juniors £3.

Beat the Street 2017

Well done to all 33 who took part, running to gain points for LVO. Today the club received £500 in Decathlon vouchers, plus a trophy, for finishing in second place on average points score.    Andrew, Angela, Mandy, Wilbert and Trevor represented LVO at the awards ceremony. Andrew, one of our newest members, amassed a massive 13,810 points cycling, and visiting all the beat boxes and in numerical order.   He visited all 373 boxes, covering a distance  of some 630 miles.  Susan, I hear,  visited all the boxes on foot.   Impressive indeed. It is hoped that the Sunday urban events Read More …

2017 Club Championships

These will be held in conjunction with the Tyrella event on November 11th. Details of age classes linked to colour courses will be published.

Pot Luck Relay

Sunday morning fun! The Pot Luck Relay at Tollymore Enter up to Sat evening. Choose a course- long 3.5km with 90m climb, medium 2.8km with 60m climb or short 1.8 km with 40 m climb. Draw made to select teams. Start and finish at monument with views of several controls. Cheer on your fellow team members.


Congratulations to Rachel Collins and Andrew Elwood who have been selected to compete for Ireland in the European Youth O Champs in Slovakia from June 29 – July 2. Also congratulations to Paul Pruzina who will compete in the Junior World Championships in Finland a week later. Not forgetting Olivia Baxter who heads to Estonia at the end of June to run in the sprint event at the World Championships.

NICS 2 – LVO – Woodburn Forest

LVO are hosting the second of this year’s Colour Series at Woodburn Forest, northwest of Carrickfergus. The assembly and car parking will be adjacent to Woodburn Presbyterian Church, 92 Woodburn Road, Carrickfergus, BT38 9AB. Follow the Woodburn Road from Carrickfergus or the Seskin Road from Straid. Registration is from 11.00. Start times are from 11.30 to 13.00 but remember the AGM starts at 2.30pm. Toilets will be available in the church hall. The LVO AGM will be held in the church hall following the event, at 14.30. Tea and coffee will be available. Start/Finish These are beside each other some Read More …

LVO Trophy return

With the AGM and Prize giving coming up on March 11th it is time to ask all 2015 Prize winners to return their trophies. Please return to either Gordon or Wilbert at either the Club or the NIOA Score Champs or at Armagh.                                                                   Hope that you have all entered the Armagh events. If not you only have until Sunday 5th. A great opportunity to run with several Read More …