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 TEN events are now listed  and current league and the final Borrowdale Trophy standings. An Overall analysis of the 2018 Galoppen

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 2018    Supported by Compass Point
BROWN Steve BirkinshawWCOC Karen Parker BL
BLUEDavid SpencerWCOC Heather HepenstallLOC
GREEN Ian TeasdaleWCOC Lucy Gibson LOC
SH.GREEN Ian Wilson LOC Catherine Wetherfield WCOC
LT.GREENWilfrid TeasdaleWCOC Emily TurnerLOC
ORANGE Isaac Hunter WCOC Amelia ThompsonLOC
YELLOW Hiroki HolmesWCOC Sophie CrawfordWCOC

Borrowdale Trophy Competition: WCOC win with 14730 points to, LOC 12658,    BL 9452    and   WAROC 3332

British Schools Championships 2018
The Championships were held at Witton Park in November. Ulverston Victoria High School won the large school competition with Cockermouth School in second place.

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.

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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!!