Thursday Training: Training normally starts each Thursday at 1845 sharp from the Royal Free Hospital Recreation centre in Fleet Road. We will wait if you let us know you’re coming but please be prompt.

2017 logoLondon City Race London City Race2017

Day 3 of this years London City Race event sees LOK putting on an Ultra Sprint in Victoria Park; entries for all three days can now be made via Fabian4.

Final details giving all the details of the Ultrasprint Prologue and Finals, timings, scoring, what to expect etc are now available … please read the section about different types of dibbers before entering.  Cheapest entry fees end 28th August.

GLOSS Series 2017 – HAVOC won!

Frolics bus-smallFor 5 successive weeks from Sunday 25th June, the 2017 Greater London Orienteering Summer Series (GLOSS) ran – the full series results and scoring is on the GLOSS 2017 Results page

LOK organised the second GLOSS event at Alexandra Palace on Sunday 2nd July. Here are full results including series scoring and routegadget.

That’s it for this year – the 2017 series has been very successful with GLOSS numbers up by nearly 40% (483 versus 348). First event in the 2018 series will be hosted by LOK on Sunday, 1 July. In the meantime if you have any comments on the GLOSS series format or handicapping, please let me know at equipment@londonorienteering.co.uk .
Catherine Galvin
2017 GLOSS series coordinator (LOK)

Summer Parkrace Series

LOK staged the seventh race of the series on Tuesday 11th July at Gladstone Park. RESULTSRoutegadget – Winsplits

The first of the two LOK events of the 2017 London Park Series was on Tuesday 13th June at Middlesex University (Hendon Campus), the RESULTS are here. Routegadget here.
Split times, WinSplits Online

LOK members at JK

LOK members achieved some good results at the Jan Kjellstrom Easter Orienteering event. Many of the club helped as well as running on Friday at the Sprint at Brunel University, Uxbridge. Saturday’s Middle distance was at Ambersham Common near Midhurst and Sunday’s Long was at Holmbush near Crawley.
Frank Martindale was 2nd in M80 at Brunel and went onto win at Ambersham. At Holmbush he was 4th which put him 4th overall for the 2-day competition.
Jeff Pyrah was 2nd in M45 at Brunel (only 5 seconds down) and was 5th at Ambersham. At Holmbush he was 3rd which put him 3rd overall for the 2-day competition.
Paul Todd, who had planned the courses at Brunel, was 2nd on the next two days in M40S making him 2nd overall for the 2-day competition.

Weekly evening training

Members of the club train on Hampstead Heath every Thursday evening.

Where: Royal Free Hospital Recreation Club (includes changing and shower facilities) in Fleet Road, Hampstead (near corner of Pond Street, London NW3 2QG)
When: 6.30 p.m. for a 6.45 p.m. start, Thursday evenings.

We run for about an hour. The training is primarily just running but can include some orienteering practice. The training is open to all, including non-members and those new to orienteering or who only want a run – just turn up at the Recreation Club.

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