Orienteering is a competitive running sport with a map : decide the quickest route to reach a series of control points around an event course.
London Orienteering Klubb
LOK draws its members from the north and south side of the River Thames and to the west of the Lea Valley. It competes against other clubs and hosts local and regional races. Our runners are of all ages, from beginners to national standard athletes. New members are most welcome and training can be given. The sport is of Swedish origin, and we have used the Swedish spelling in our name.
Here is a short introductory video: Orienteering with London Orienteering Klubb
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Weekly Thursday Evening Training
Members of the club train on Hampstead Heath every Thursday evening. 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.
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. pr0mpt start, Thursday evenings.