NWOC invite you to run off the turkey!

Our friends at NWOC traditionally run a post-Christmas event in the Limavady area. This year the venue is Roe Valley Country Park on Monday 27 December. An invitation is extended to LVO, but do check the event details on the NWOC website, as advance entry is required by Christmas Eve on SI Entries.

Further call for anyone interested in the Mourne Score!

Still seeking if there is any interest to participate in the Score class at the Mourne Mountain Marathon on 11 Sep. Don’t let the word “marathon” put you off as this is a one day event lasting 6 hours starting at Attical between 09:00 and 10:00 You collect as many or as few controls as you wish. The minimum distance to the finish is 15km (or 9 miles). Participation is in pairs, so please let me know by this weekend if you are interested, so we can suggest pairings before the closing date of Fri 3 Sep. Pairings could be Read More …

Score in the Mournes

The Mourne Mountain Marathon has a one day score class on Saturday 11 September, ideally suited to most orienteers. It’s a 6 hour time limit with a 15km shortest route, which would make for a great day out with a mix of walk and jog. Problem is that entries are in pairs. So how about if anyone interested puts their names forward and then we can suggest pairings – ie matching those of similar speed, but it could also mean linking a novice navigator with some more experienced. Entries close on Fri 3 Sep, so suggest to have names in the hat Read More …

Just One Sporteering left before Christmas

It’s this Wednesday evening with registration again at Tim Horton’s Connswater by 7pm as part of the WOW Winter Orienteering Wednesdays. See if you can solve this week’s cool riddle as well as enjoying the Sporteering. Also note the the East Belfast map has been upgraded to the new ISSprOM2019 standard. All you need to know is on the activity details page. Definitely read this if you are new to Sporteering.

Check Your Trophy Cabinet!

For those of you fortunate enough to have a trophy cabinet, would you please check for any NI trophies you are holding ie NI Champs, NI Score or NI Night. Please bring them on Saturday at Hillsborough and either give them to Ann Savage or leave in the MOO. If you have a LVO trophy, you can hold on to that a little longer!

Sporteering Wednesday 23 October

All you need to know for Sporteering 7 are on the event page. Wednesday will be a sad day for the friends of Colin Henderson and so this Sporteering on Wednesday evening following his funeral has been planned as a little tribute to Colin. Come along and find out how.

Colin Henderson MBE, 1949-2019

Sharing the sad news of the death of Colin Henderson: https://www.niorienteering.org.uk/colin-henderson-mbe-1949-2019/

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!!

Get ready for tonight

The maps are printed and the course uploaded to Sporteering. Hope to see you tonight at 7pm at Tim Horton’s Connswater ready for Sporteering. Do make sure that you tick off the Sporteering checklist and get your phone onto charge now!

Get you entry in for the Scottish day trip

We now have 18 LVO members entered for the Scottish Orienteering Champs for the club outing on Saturday 25 May. Entries close this Sunday 12 May so if you can join us just get you entry in! We have flexibility with 5 and 7 seater cars so we can fit you in to the car pool. Stephen will be in touch with all who have entered next week, so don’t miss a fun day out with some quality orienteeting. Just request a middle start time. Enter here: https://www.sientries.co.uk/login/login.php