Lincolnshire Challenge Shield, Weds 24th May

As many of you know, in just over a week’s time, LOG will be competing against HALO in this years Lincolnshire Challenge Shield. The event is being held by HALO at Primrose Woods next Wednesday on 24th May. I hope that many of you will be be able to attend to help defend the shield. More details about the event can be found on the HALO website. Remember if you are coming along that you will need to email Pete Harris at , including your age class and dibber number.

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LOG Club Night: Thursday 25th May

In addition to tomorrow’s LCS, there will be a club night session on Thursday 25th May, which will be the final one of a series of fitness training sessions. Meet in the University of Lincoln sport centre reception, at 6:20pm for a 6:30pm start, and bring outdoor running kit. All non-members are welcome to come along!

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LOG Spring Series – Results and Round-up

The 2017 Spring series culminated in the biannual relays at Riseholme Park, with 10 teams and 31 runners enjoying some quality head-to-head racing in fast open parkland and beautiful woodland. The series titles were decided on the night, with Paul Murgatroyd pipping Liam Harrington and David Jolly by just a single point to claim the technical crown, Tanya Taylor beating Paul Barnes on countback to win the Long title and Sarah Pike easily claiming victory in the Short series. Relay winners were Team Yoda (Liam Harrington, Sean Harrington and Kathryn Lambert) beating Team Darth Vader (Philip Johnston-Davis, Kev Rice and Amanda Mylett) by only 13 seconds over 98 minutes of combined running.

Results from the final event can be found here and the Spring series table can be viewed here. Next event is the Lincolnshire Challenge Shield on Weds 24th May at Primrose Hill, nr Scunthorpe.

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CompassSport Cup & Trophy Qualifier – Sunday 12th March

LOG played host to the EMOA/EAOA qualifier at Burwell & Haugham Woods, nr Louth, today and we’d like to thank the 230 runners who took part from the clubs of SYO, DVO, NOC, LEI, NOR and HALO. We hope that you all enjoyed your runs in this part of the Lincolnshire Wolds!

SYO, as anticipated, topped the cup standings and go forward to the final in October, along with DVO, as second placed team. LOG held off a strong challenge from their local rivals, HALO, to steal the win by only 6pts and make it through to their first final in three years.

Results from the event can be found here, with Routegadget here to plot and compare your routes.

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EML Event – Stapleford Woods, Sun 5th Feb

LOG hosted an East Midlands League event on a newly updated map of Stapleford Woods today, with a full range of colour coded courses from White to Brown on offer and all the results can be found here. Routegadget, to plot and compare your routes, is now available here.

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Fight the Night – Round-Up & Results

The Fight the Night series culminated in a grand finale in Lincoln’s West End, with over 30 runners taking to the West Common and surrounding streets in a blur of head torches and maps. The cup final saw the top 7 orienteers from the group stages battling it out to become the 2017 cup champion and our congratulations go to Amanda Roberts on her crushing victory, with Holly Horton and Paul Murgatroyd claiming the other two podium spots. The other winners on the night were Pete Harris (Trophy), Kev Swinbourne (Plate) and Brain Ward (Vase). Liam Harrington won the non-handicapped trophy.

Results from the fourth event in the West End are available now here, with age adjusted, handicap results here and the series finale results can be found here.

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