[post updated 4th December – entry details added]
SLOW’s annual OK Nuts Trophy Races will be on January 21st in Richmond Park, London.
There will be three mass start loop races (20km, 15km, 10km) and shorter colour-coded individual start races.
Richmond Park is a National Nature Reserve, London’s largest Site of Special Scientific Interest and a European Special Area of Conservation. It is a Royal Park, and its 2500 acres are covered by heath, grassland and woods.
External link to recent films about the park.
Entry via SI Entries please. Closing Date January 14th.
Senior – BOF £10 / non-BOF £12
Junior – BOF £4 / non-BOF £5 (Blood races: M/W16 on Very Nearly an Armful only please. Blood race entry not available to M/W14 and below)
Senior on Green/Short Green – BOF £8 / non-BOF £10
Senior on White/Yellow/Orange – BOF £4 / non-BOF £6
Juniors – BOF £4 / non-BOF £5
+ £2 seniors / £1 junior for entries after closing date of January 14th (which will be limited by how many extra maps we have)
The race is based at the Broomfield Hill Car Park.
Car parking is free. The 85 Kingston – Putney bus stops nearby (also K3, 265) – enter the park either at Ladderstile Gate or Robin Hood Gate and it is a few minutes walk. The nearest station is Norbiton, at approx 2km.
This year sees the return of the mass start ‘blood races’.
Descriptions are provisional.
‘Full blood’ – 4 loops, 20km
‘Half blood’ – 3 loops, 15km
‘Very nearly an armful’ – 2 loops, 10km
Colour coded: Green, Short Green, Orange, Yellow and White.
Full blood – 10.10
Half blood – 10.20
Very nearly an armful
Colour coded – 10.00-12.00
Competitors take part at their own risk.
Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.
Organiser: Steve Clelland (SLOW)
Planner: Duncan Grassie (AROS/SLOW)
Controller: Paul Todd (London OK)