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Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 21.7.17

Welcome

and welcome to the Northern Navigators Orienteering Club website. If you are new to orienteering and would like to know more then please visit the British Orienteering website, where there is a wealth of information for those new to the sport. However, if you would like to find out more about our club, or are interested in joining us, then please read on or contact our Membership Secretary.

Recent NN events:

Latest NN results18.06.17 - Houghall Woods (level D event) simple results
 18.06.17 - Houghall Woods (level D event) splits
 18.06.17 - Houghall Woods (level D event) Odds + Evens controls
 18.06.17 - Houghall Woods (level D event) live results

Future activities:

Next NN committee details tba
Next NN club nightClub nights have finished and will restart in September after the school holidays
Next NN event07.10.17 (Sat) Bewick Moor South (NN level B) Oct Odyssey day 1, details tba
 08.10.17 (Sun) Bewick Folly & Blaewearie (NN level B) Oct Odyssey day 2, details tba
 
Next local events26.07.17 (Wed) Rising Sun (NATO level D) Summer LOP series
 02.08.17 (Wed) Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend (NATO level D) Summer LOP series
 09.08.17 (Wed) Killingworth Lakeside (NATO level D) Summer LOP series
 13.08.17 (Sun) Cramlington (NATO level D) Urban event - details tba
 
Other eventsSee British Orienteering fixtures page for events further afield.
NE LeaguesNEOA currently operates two leagues NEOL & NEUL - details can be found here.
 
Next MLN eventThe season has now finished and will restart in September
BAOC

 

MLN (Military League North) details can be found on the British Army Orienteering Club page and results can normally be found here.

Events are generally held on a Wednesday and are usually open to the public. Further information is available from the current League Secretary, (Capt.Tony Ryder).

Latest News:

(see Old news section for older news)

Scott Watson completes Bob Graham Round - posted 10.7.17
Elusive NN member Scott Watson has successfully completed the Bob Graham Round, one of the toughest challenges anywhere in fell running - a fantastic achievement. It involves a 66 mile circuit of 42 of the highest peaks in the English Lake District within 24 hours, climbing 27000 ft, starting and finishing in Keswick. Most attempts end in failure with only one in three attempts successful - Scott now joins an exclusive club of victors.
Details of the Round can be found here
 
British Orienteering 50 years old – almost! - posted 31.3.17
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the British Orienteering Federation. The inaugural meeting was held at 7.30 p.m. on 17 June 1967 in Barnard Castle, and the first British Orienteering Championships were held in Hamsterley Forest, Co. Durham the following day. For a fuller report click here.