Details of summer training 2003

 

Date

Tuesday 3rd June. Multi Loop race for individuals

Venue

Sheen Common

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

Mass start multi loop race for individuals. Also known as a Hageby. Individuals run a series of similar loops through this small but detailed piece of woodland. Each loop will be roughly 1.5km in length. The Open course comprises 4 loops, the Women & Veterans 3 loops. Beginners can do 1.5 or 3km

Location

GR: TQ199747. East Sheen Common. Fife Road entrance, opposite The Mall. Car parking limited, allow time to park and walk!

Streetmap link

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=520010&Y=174705&A=Y&Z=3

Public transport

1 mile from both Mortlake & North Sheen BR stations.

Start times

7:30pm (mass start). Late arrivals will be able to start up to 7:45pm

Post event social

 

Entry fee

Free

More details

None

Contact

Alan Leakey.

 

Date

Tuesday 10th June. Standard format orienteering

Venue

Kingswood, Croydon

Organised by

Croydon Orienteering Club (CROC)

Format

2 courses

Location

 

Streetmap link

 

Public transport

 

Start times

7:00 - 7:45 pm

Post event social

 

Entry fee

Free

More details

None

Contact

Paul Whiston

 

Date

Tuesday 17th June. Trail Challenge

Venue

Wimbledon Common

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

Part of 3 race series of summer evening trail races. Several checkpoints define the courses which will be run over tracks and trails - the challenge arises from choosing the fastest route between them. Course lengths 6 & 10km.

Location

Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, A3

Gird reference: TQ 215723

Streetmap link

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=521377&Y=172166&A=Y&Z=1

Public transport

1 mile from both Mortlake & North Sheen BR stations.

Start times

7.30 pm for 10km and 7.45pm for 6km. Registration open from 6.30pm. Aim to be ready 10 minutes before the start. Maps of the area will be on display near registration to allow you to familiarise yourself with the area.

Post event social

Albert Arms junction of Kingston Hill and Queens Road. Food served until 9:00pm

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=519427&Y=169997&A=Y&Z=1

Entry fee

Series: 7 in advance. Individual events: 3 in advance, 4 entry on the night. Includes detailed map of the area, hire of an electronic 'finger' (as used in adventure racing) to record your arrival at checkpoints and instant results showing your time between checkpoints. Entry limit 200. Please enter in advance by post, using entry form, up to 7 days before each event, or via the web site up to 24 hours beforehand

More details

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Contact

Andy Robinson

 

Date

Tuesday 2nd July. Trail Challenge

Venue

Ham, nr Richmond

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

Part of 3 race series of summer evening trail races. Several checkpoints define the courses which will be run over tracks and trails - the challenge arises from choosing the fastest route between them. Course lengths 6 & 10km.

Location

Hawker Leisure Centre, Ham. At junction of Richmond Road and Lower Ham Road

Streetmap link

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=517701&Y=171110&A=Y&Z=1

Public transport

Kingston station 1 mile

Start times

7.30 pm for 10km and 7.45pm for 6km. Registration open from 6.30pm. Aim to be ready 10 minutes before the start. Maps of the area will be on display near registration to allow you to familiarise yourself with the area.

Post event social

Bar at the Hawker Centre

Entry fee

Series: 7 in advance. Individual events: 3 in advance, 4 entry on the night. Includes detailed map of the area, hire of an electronic 'finger' (as used in adventure racing) to record your arrival at checkpoints and instant results showing your time between checkpoints. Entry limit 200. Please enter in advance by post, using entry form, up to 7 days before each event, or via the web site up to 24 hours beforehand

More details

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Contact

Andy Robinson

 

Date

Tuesday 15th July. Score Event

Venue

Nonsuch Park

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

45 minute score event. Visit as many controls as you can in 45 minutes.

Location

Nonsuch Park, between Cheam & Ewell. Car Park Northern tip of the park on the A24 (entrance almost opposite Sparrow Farm Road)

Streetmap link

 http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=523080&Y=164440&A=Y&Z=1

Public transport

Nearest Station: Stoneleigh (1km)

Start times

6-30pm - 7:30pm

Post event social

Stoneleigh Arms on Stoneleigh Broadway, next to the station (food until 9:30pm)

Entry fee

Free

More details

None

Contact

Jeff Armitage (SLOW) - Phone 020 8394 0184 before 8pm

 

 

Date

Tuesday 29th July. Trail Challenge

Venue

Richmond Park

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

Third and final in a of summer evening trail races. Several checkpoints define the courses which will be run over tracks and trails - the challenge arises from choosing the fastest route between them. Course lengths 6 & 10km.

Location

Richardson Evans Memorial Playing Fields, Roehampton Vale, A3

Gird reference: TQ 215723

Streetmap link

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=521377&Y=172166&A=Y&Z=1

Public transport

1 mile from both Mortlake & North Sheen BR stations.

Start times

7.30 pm for 10km and 7.45pm for 6km. Registration open from 6.30pm. Aim to be ready 10 minutes before the start. Maps of the area will be on display near registration to allow you to familiarise yourself with the area.

Post event social

Albert Arms junction of Kingston Hill and Queens Road. Food served until 9:00pm

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=519427&Y=169997&A=Y&Z=1

Entry fee

Series: 7 in advance. Individual events: 3 in advance, 4 entry on the night. Includes detailed map of the area, hire of an electronic 'finger' (as used in adventure racing) to record your arrival at checkpoints and instant results showing your time between checkpoints. Entry limit 200. Please enter in advance by post, using entry form, up to 7 days before each event, or via the web site up to 24 hours beforehand

More details

Click here

Contact

Andy Robinson

 

Date

Tuesday 5th August.                           Medium Race

Venue

Richmond Park

Organised by

South London Orienteers & Wayfarers (SLOW)

Format

Medium Race. Course approx 5.3km. 

Location

GR: TQ185730. Car park at Pembroke Lodge Car Park, top of Star and Garter Hill, inside Richmond Park

Streetmap link

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/streetmap.dll?G2M?X=518560&Y=173030&A=Y&Z=3

Public transport

2km from Richmond and East Sheen BR stations.

Start times

6:45pm to 7:30pm

Post event social

 Albert Arms, Queens Road, Kingston

Food served till 9 p.m.

Entry fee

Free

More details

Sportident (hopefully)

Contact

Chris Robinson: