Orienteering in the Lake District


Cumbria Schools Orienteering Association
The link for the results from the 2018 championships.  RESULTS  After a very active summer for the region's juniors, seven reports by them have been penned of their experiences. Well worth a read. What a wonderful sport orienteering is!

Cumbria School Games 2018
These were held in Carlisle on Wednesday 11th July. The results for the orienteering competition is linked through this page. Eden won this year.... well done!

The Cumbrian Galoppen 2018
The 2018 series has been organised by the various clubs, with the schedule of events spread throughout the year, giving a really interesting set of venues to test all the competitors. Results for the first EIGHT events are now listed  and current league and the current Borrowdale Trophy standings

West Cumbrian Schools League 2018 
There are competitions for both Primary and Secondary Schools.  Results for last event are now up. Results for the league events so far.

West Cumbrian Schools League 2017
Results for the Final are available. Role of Honour. Details of the league and a link to the results are HERE and the updated  league with all events added. Extra event at Silloth.

The Cumbrian Galoppen 2017    Supported by Compass Point
The 2016 series has concluded. The various event results with scores are available along with the overall league and the Borrowdale  Trophy scorers with club totals. Congratulations to WCOC on their win. Compass Point have kindly provided vouchers for the junior winners listed below. These will be distributed soon.

BROWNDaniel SpencerWCOCNiamh HunterWCOC
BLUEDavid SpencerWCOCHeather HepenstallLOC
GREENMichael PearsonWCOCRosie SpencerWCOC
SH.GREENDavid RodgerWCOCJane YatesBL
LT.GREENWilfrid TeasdaleWCOCLucy GibsonLOC
ORANGEHenry BanghamLOCGillian WellsLOC
YELLOWIsaac HunterWCOCMyrtle AshworthWCOC
Borrowdale Trophy Competition: WCOC win with 13501 points to, LOC 12916,    BL 8493    and   WAROC 2316

British Schools Championships 2017
The Championships were held in the Forest of Dean. Cockermouth School won the large school competition with a single pointt margin over Ulverston Victoria High School in second place and Torquay Grammar School in third. Cockermouth School retained the trophy for the third year in a row. Congratulations to the Cockermouth School team.




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 2017 fees increased from 2016 level. 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!!