Orienteering in the Lake District


Cumbria Schools Orienteering Association
The results of the various Championships held in 2016 are linked HERE. Many of our talented juniors have been on Tours this summer. You might like to have an interesting read of some of them, HERE.

Cumbria School Games 2016
These were held in Carlisle on Tuesday 12th July. The results for the orienteering competition is linked through this page. Carlisle win again this year.... well done!

West Cumbrian Schools League 2016 (Update 29/05/16)
The 2016 series is under way for both Primaries and Secondaries. Details & results from the series. Some photos from the Final at Ennerdale have been posted on the West Cumberland Orienteering Club's Facebook page   See FINAL League standings.
START LIST for the Final at Ennerdale Scout Camp  RESULTS

The Cumbrian Galoppen 2016
The 2016 series has now been scheduled for the year. Changes may occur. Scores for the first SIX events are available. DETAILS.   League Scores (6 events) The Mid Year standings for the Borrowdale Trophy are also computed!

The Cumbrian Galoppen 2015
The league showing the scores for the NINE events is here. Results for each of the events are available. Borrowdale Trophy Final Standings  Course overall winners are.....

 Brown  Steve BirkinshawWCOC Karen ParkerBL
 Blue Daniel SpencerWCOC Johanna Cleary LOC
 Green Ben BreezeWCOC Niamh HunterWCOC
 S Green Mike AthertonLOC Catherine WetherfieldWCOC
 L Green Henry TeasdaleWCOC Rosie SpencerWCOC
 Orange Robin ReganBL Merryn StangroomLOC
 Yellow Wilfrid TeasdaleWCOC Myrtle AshworthWCOC
Borrowdale Trophy Competition: WCOC win with 13233 points
to LOC 12136,    BL 8866    and   WAROC 3153

British Schools Championships 2015
The Championships were held at Sandringham in East Anglia. Cockermouth School won the large school competition with Ulverston Victoria High School in second place with just one point in it. So close!




Orienteering  -  The Sport!

There are many opportunities to get involved in the Sport of orienteering in Cumbria. There are several very active clubs with a lot going on.

Most of the major competitions within the county are held on Sunday mornings. But clubs also have mid week activities which are often very informal, eg. WCOC's Informal Events  on Thursdays throughout the year..

The main thing though is that the sport is open to all ages and all abilities with courses on offer to suit everyone.

.......read on....

Joining an Orienteering Club
British Orienteering have launched a new website where you can easily join the orienteering club nearest to you. Payment can be made online, with 2016 fees much the same as 2015. Check it out. Join a club and let your scores count in the Cumbrian Galoppen. When you go through the online process you will be asked if you don't want your details distributed to any third party. Unfortunately, at the moment that will include the club you are joining! Please let the club know who you are. All they have is a name!!