SLOW’s HOT PICKS
See you at - SLOW's top four winter hot picks
- your guide to the best fixtures coming up
At each of these fixtures, SLOW will organise:
· transport from south west London (see below)
· suggested block of start times so we can all meet up (11.00-12.00)
· club tent for changing, free coaching - or whatever!
· aprÀs-O pub or café
There will be courses suitable for both novice and experienced orienteers at all these events.
If you need a lift to an event, and are a SLOW member, please contact Ginny Catmur, the membership secretary –
9 Feb National Event Box Hill & Headley Heath, nr Dorking
The nearest ever National to SLOW's home ground with car parking at Friends Provident (home of our Box Hill Fell Race) make this a 'must-do' event.
age group courses + entry on day for yellow, orange & light green
enter by 18 Jan
aprÀs-O: Friends Provident Sports and Social Club bar
Further event details on Mole Valley web site
16 Feb BOF Ranking & SE League event Burnham Beeches, nr Slough
Burnham and Egypt offer enjoyable fast running making this a cut above other age group events.
*age group courses + entry on day for white, yellow, orange, red, light green, green & string
enter by 26 Jan*
aprÀs-O: Red Lion, Stoke Green grid ref: SU985823
Further event details on Happy Herts web site
2 Mar SLOW Trail Challenge + Colour Coded Courses Holmwood Common, nr Dorking
Our own spring event on an area not used for over a decade.
10k & 6k mass start races + white, yellow, orange, light green, green, blue & string
enter on the day
aprÀs-O: The Plough, Blackbrook grid ref: TQ181467
16 Mar CompassSport Cup Regional Final Redlands, nr Dorking
THE BIG ONE - with three line whips all round. Be there! Our ticket to the final is at stake.
*age classes A-G (equivalent to brown, blue, green, light green, orange)
+ entry on day for red, yellow & white & string
enter by 28 Feb*
aprÀs-O: The Plough, Coldharbour grid ref: TQ152441
Further event details on Guildford web site
*At the age group events, if you do not enter in advance, you should be able to enter on the day, though you will pay more and have less choice which course you can run.
See fixtures list for full event details.