LVO Club Championship 2019

The LVO Club Championship will be run at the NI Colour Series 5 at Crossmurrin on Saturday 26th October 2019. For details, see the Fermanagh Orienteering Club website https://fermoblog.wordpress.com/. 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. Brown Read More …

Ward JHI Report

Over the weekend NI hosted the Ward Junior Home Internationals. You can read a report from Alan Elwood (Ireland boys’ Team Manager) here, see photos here and see results here. LVO was represented on the team by, M14 Oliver O’Kane M16 Daniel Earnshaw, M18 Andrew Elwood, Peter Reed W14 – W16 Meadow McCauley W18 Rachel Collins Meadow won the plate for best performance in the Irish Team. Well done to all.

Fancy Sporteering in Ballymena

Not able to get down to Donard Forest but don’t want to miss out on all the orienteering fun this Sunday! Mid and East Antrim Council along with Lagan Valley Orienteers invite you to come and try out Sporteering in Ballymena! ⏰ Meeting at Harryville Community Centre, 73 Brooke Park, Ballymena BT42 3AU at 2pm, Sunday 13th October. 📱 Bring along a fully charged mobile phone with the Sporteering app downloaded 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️ Suitable for runners and walkers, all ages and abilities – collect as many controls in 1 hour 💵 This is a Come and try it activity – so Read More …

AUTUMN TROPHY 2 KILBRONEY 2nd Nov – CANCELLED

Regretfully due to planned forestry operations we have had to cancel the upcoming Autumn Trophy event at Kilbroney in Rostrevor. These operations mean that it is not possible to run any courses above an orange standard. This is very disappointing especially for Michael Burton who has already been hard at work planning the courses, but unfortunately it was unavoidable.  Plans are underway to try to re-schedule an Autumn Trophy event to another date and venue (probably Nov 30/Dec 1, as this is the only weekend with no NI orienteering before the end of the year). Volunteers and ideas are most Read More …

Can You have Your Orienteering AND Eat Your Donut?

Yes you can! This Wednesday evening 2 October at our Sporteering session starting from Tim Hortons, Tim Horton’s, Connswater Retail Park, Belfast, BT5 5DL. Meeting at 7pm to go to the start. All you need to know is here. Please read carefully if you haven’t been to Sporteering before. (If you’ve been before and know the set up don’t forget your head torch and high viz. It’s getting dark!) And do have a think about which donut you prefer – one with a hole or a soft gooey centre!!