Colour Standards table update (part 2)

Happy New O-Year to all! In the Colour Standards folder (Resources>LVO Public Folders>Colour Standards) your 2019 colours have been transferred from the Colour Standards table to the Colour History table. The 2020 standards will start to appear whenever you achieve a standard time in a 2020 event and have 2 achievements in the preceding 12-month period. The colour events are listed in the Colour Standards table. The Colour Standards table also shows your membership status and there are still a lot of folk in the pink (you really are lapsed members now!). Please take a moment to get your membership Read More …

Colour Standards table update (part 1)

The Colour Standards table has been partially updated to show the 2020 events at which colour standards can be achieved, so get your diaries out! The 2018 events have been dropped off the list so anyone whose 2019 colour depends on a result in that year will appear to be short of the required 3 counting events but, fear not, the records exist to prove your worth. The next phase of the table update will be to move the 2019 colour achieved into the history table and then wipe the slate clean for 2020. In the meantime the table also Read More …

FEMALE SPORTS LEADER QUALIFICATIONS

The Female Sports Forum are running free Sport Leaders UK courses in February and March 2020. The Level 2 Qualification is open to any female age 15 years and over; who is actively involved in sport or sports coaching.It will run over 3 days; Saturday 8th February, Sunday 9th February and Saturday 29th February at Ulster University, Coleraine. Topics included will be:• Developing leadership skills• Planning, leading and evaluating activity sessions• Assisting in planning and leading an event• Leading activity sessions in the community The Level 3 Qualification is open to any female age 18 years and over; who is Read More …

WENT 4 Bonanza 11 December

The last WENT of 2019 will return to Lady Dixon Park on Wednesday 11th December. Santa, helped (?) by his elves, has planned a special year ending Christmas extravaganza suitable for all. As usual, meet at the upper car park of Dixon Park at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm mass start. Plenty of racing, plenty of navigating, plenty of fun and a few twists (it wouldn’t be the Christmas WENT if there weren’t, would it) are on offer, followed by hot chocolate, mince pies and Christmas munchies. Festive dress most welcome. Even if you haven’t been before, do come along. Let Read More …

Christmas Indoor-O and Social – Final Details!

Are you one of the lucky ones booked in to enjoy some LVO festive fun this Friday? If so, read on for some final details – take special care to read the few changes and additions to the programme. Meal and Social at Chimney Corner Hotel – 630 Antrim Rd, Newtownabbey, BT36 4RH Wilbert (planner) and Stephen (mapper) have put together a great Indoor-O puzzle for you. With the effort they put in and the effort it will be for us to get round the course, it has been requested that the food is served at 8pm rather than previously Read More …

TABLES Updated – last time in 2019

Following yesterday’s slippery Autumn Trophy event at Belfast Castle the following table have been updated: 1 Colour Standards – Resources>LVO Public Folders>Colour Standards>Colour Standards.pdf. This was the last colour event of the year and shows, at the right-hand side, your colour achievement for 2019. When the table is reset at the end of the month this will transfer to the history table and the slate will be wiped clean for 2020. Don’t forget that this table also shows your membership status – get rid of the pink highlights asap! 2 Autumn Trophy – Resources>LVO Public Folders>Club Colour Series>2019AutumnTrophy.pdf. Needs two Read More …

Cavehill Results Are Available

Thanks to all for a challenging event at Cavehill. Results are available on the website.

Travel Funding – Last Chance!

Just a reminder that LVO offers club members support for travelling to representative events and training camps. You can view the funding policies for Seniors and Juniors on the LVO website under Resources > Travel Funding. Thank you to everybody who has already submitted claims this year. Please note that Saturday 7th December is the cut-off date for final claims as I’m now starting to wind up the 2019 club accounts. I’ll be happy to help if you have any questions – you can contact me at treasurer@lvo.org.uk Harry

RESCHEDULED – AUTUMN TROPHY 2 – BELFAST CASTLE

After having to cancel the original Autumn Trophy 2 event at Kilbroney due to forestry operations, we are pleased to confirm that there will a re-scheduled event at Belfast Castle this Saturday 30th November. Please check the fixture list for full details.

WENT 3 Botanic Gardens and QUB

This week, by even more popular request, we are on the combined terrain of the Botanic Gardens (no lights, just us, only one gate) and the main Queen’s campus (lights, people, buildings and steps). No games – just 45 minutes to get as far round the looped course as you can. Meet at the McClay library at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm mass start. You need a head torch (we have a few in case) and suitable footwear. The university part of the course is all on paved surfaces while the Botanic Gardens are quite soft, damp and slippy in parts. Read More …