SUMMER ORIENTEERING IN SOUTH & WEST LONDON

 

Get off the roads and try something different this summer!

 

DATE

Day/time

VENUE

TYPE OFEVENT

Further details

18 May

Tuesday evening

Beddington Park

Score

www.mvoc.org

25 May

Tuesday evening

Richmond Park

Trail Challenge

sloweb.org.uk

1 June

Tuesday evening

Kingswood, nr Croydon

Sprint Score

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

6 June

Sunday morning

The Nower, Dorking

Surrey Hills Races

sloweb.org.uk

15 June

Tuesday evening

Nonsuch Park, Sutton

Score

www.mvoc.org

17 June

Thursday evening

Ham

3 Courses

sloweb.org.uk

20 June

Sunday morning

Sheffield Forest

3 in 1

www.southdowns-orienteers.org.uk

22 June

Tuesday evening

Ham

Trail Challenge

sloweb.org.uk

29 June

Tuesday evening

Reigate or Redhill

Medium Race

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

4 July

Sunday morning

Trent Park, Cockfosters

Frolic

www.londonorienteering.co.uk

6 July

Tuesday evening

Wimbledon Common, tbc

tbc

sloweb.org.uk

11 July

Sunday morning

Sheen Common

Frolic

sloweb.org.uk

13 July

Tuesday evening

Epsom Downs

Score

www.mvoc.org

20 July

Tuesday evening

Wimbledon Common

Trail Challenge

sloweb.org.uk

25 July

Sunday morning

Norbury Park, Leatherhead

Frolic

www.mvoc.org

27 July

Tuesday evening

Happy Valley

Medium Race

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

3 August

Tuesday evening

Richmond Park

Medium Race

sloweb.org.uk

 

Explanation of Event Types

         Score: visit as many checkpoints as possible in a set time, usually one hour

         Trail Challenge: mass start race run over tracks and trails. Course lengths: 6km and 10km. The navigation is very straigtforward and the challenge arises from choosing the fastest route between the checkpoints. It is best to pre-enter for these.

         Medium Race: estimated winning time of 25 minutes

         Sprint Race: shorter races with an estimated winning time of 15 minutes

         Frolic: includes various lengths of courses, with series team handicap competition

 

Another series of summer evening events is organised by Southern Navigators and takes place around Guildford and Aldershot.

More details at www.geocities.com/Yosemite/2227