Northern Navigators Orienteering Club

formerly Lanchester Orienteers

previously Browney Waders

established 1969

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Page last updated 26th May


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 results08.05.16 - Bewick Moor South (Level C) simple results
 08.05.16 - Bewick Moor South (Level C) splits
 31.01.16 - Cong Burn (Level D) simple results
 31.01.16 - Cong Burn (Level D) splits

Future activities:

Next NN committee Date and venue tba
Next NN club night2.06.16 (Thur) - details tba
Next NN event11.09.16 (Sun) - The Cragg Estate, nr Bellingham (NN level C) details tba - NEOL event
Next local events28.05.16 (Sat) - Percy Pit, Lemington (NATO level D) Spring LOP series
 29.05.16 (Sun) - Ripon (CLARO level C) Urban
 30.05.16 (Mon) - York City (EBOR level C) Urban sprint
Next MLN event1.06.16 (Wed) Ripon City Centre


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)

CompassSport Cup - new date - posted 25.4.16
A new date of Saturday 4th June has been set for the re-arranged first round of the CSC and Trophy. The venue is to be the same at Timble Ings - click here for full details.
Northern Championships - club results - posted 17.4.16
The Northern Championships were contested this weekend at Mulgrave Woods, preceded by an urban event around the streets of Whitby. There were a number of members from the club that made the trip down with varying success. Full results can be found on the CLOK website, but one outstanding performance from Maya Hampshire Wright saw her become the W12 Northern Champion for 2016 - well done to Maya. A fuller report with pictures is to follow - see the reports section.
JK2016 - club results - posted 30.3.16
The JK was held over the Easter weekend this year at various locations over the YHOA region. There were a number of members from the club that made the journey down and full results can be found here. Here are a few positions from the overall results - Barnaby Warren 7/11 (M20L); Nigel Wright 10/86 (M45L); Julian Warren 47/119 (M50L); Scott Watson 53/92 (M55L); Barry Young 57/92 (M55L); Boris Spence 68/86 (M60L); Yolanda Hampshire Wright 6/10 (W10A); Maya Hampshire Wright 8/25 (W12A); Jeneba Hampshire Wright 21/54 (W14A); Saskia Warren 22/54 (W16A); Kate Hampshire 14/56 (W45L); Debby Warren 32/73 (W50L). Bob Cooper mispunched on day 3 and was not placed. Frank Major, David Brook and Mike Bowden also travelled down but only competed on one of the days so did not feature in the overall results.
We had 4 teams in the relays - Mens short (Nigel Wright, Julian Warren, Barney Warren) 15/46; Womens short (Kate Hampshire, Debby Warren, Saskia Warren) 7/35; Juniors (Jeneba, Yolanda and Maya Hampshire Wright) 22/34; the Vet men (Boris Spence, Scott Watson, Dougie Nisbet) were not placed due to a mis-punch.