Peckham Rye Park Race, Tuesday 29 July

The eighth race of the London Park Race 2014 Series takes place in Peckham Rye Park and Common in south London. It’s a great area for orienteering with a mix of open parkland, some wooded areas as well as more formal sections creating route choice challenges. 70% of running will be on runnable open grass with about 10% in longer grass and the remainder on paved surfaces.

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Like all races in the series, the race is suitable for beginners. Full leg cover is not necessary; running in a T-shirt, shorts and trainers will be fine.

Event Centre

Event centre is The Clock House pub, 196A Peckham Rye, SE22 9QA. Start and Finish 100m from the pub. The pub has an excellent food and drinks menu so please stay afterwards for a post race social.

The nearest train station is Peckham Rye. Peckham Rye is serviced by main line trains from both Victoria and London Bridge stations. Peckham Rye is also on the London overground service. The Event centre is a 1.3km walk from Peckham Rye station. To get to the pub from Peckham Rye station: Exit station, turn right (south) along Rye Lane. When you reach Peckham Rye Common stay right of the common (the west side). The Clock House pub is on your right hand side at the junction with Barry Road.

LocationPeckham Rye
AddressThe Clock House pub, 196a Peckham Rye
Latitude/longitude51.4589, -0.0666
OS grid referenceTQ344751
MapsGoogle Maps, Ordnance Survey, OpenStreetMap

Entry

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

Entry on the day only. Your entry fee includes a full colour map printed on waterproof paper, which you can keep as a souvenir after your run, and a printout of your race time and splits at the end of the race.

Current members of SLOW, LOK, DFOK, MV or CHIG £3
All others £4

Electronic timing will be used. If you do not have your own SI card, then you can hire one for the event at no charge. A penalty of £30 will be charged for hired SI cards that are lost or not returned, and such cards will be blacklisted.

Courses

Course name Straight line
Long 5km
Short 2.5km

Further Information

If you have any questions not addressed above, please email the organiser Eoin O’Callaghan at

Competitors take part in this race at their own risk. Entries and results will be processed by computer, your entry will be taken as agreement to this. The competition is run under the rules and guidelines of, and sanctioned by, British Orienteering.

Roehampton University Park Race, 22 July 2014

London Park Race Series Race 7
Tuesday 22 July 2014

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The seventh race of the 2014 London Park Orienteering Series takes place around the campus of Roehampton University, southwest London. Competitors will have to navigate around the campus and gardens. The race is part of the London Park Race Series 2014 which is organised by the London orienteering clubs. Like all races in the series, the race is suitable for beginners. Electronic timing will be used. Full leg cover is not necessary; running in a T-shirt, shorts and trainers will be fine.

Registration will be at The Kings Head in Roehampton which is a 500m walk to the start. Allow at least 10 minutes to get to the start.

LocationRoehampton University
Address1 Roehampton High Street, Roehampton SW15 4HL
Latitude/longitude51.4502, -0.2401
OS grid referenceTQ224738
MapsGoogle Maps, Ordnance Survey, OpenStreetMap

Entry

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1815 and 1930

Entry on the day only. Your entry fee includes a full colour map printed on waterproof paper, which you can keep as a souvenir after your run, and a printout of your race time and splits at the end of the race.

Current members of SLOW, LOK, DFOK, MV or CHIG £3
All others £4

If you do not have your own SI card, then you can hire one for the event at no charge. A penalty of £30 will be charged for hired SI cards that are lost or not returned, and such cards will be blacklisted.

Courses

There is only one sprint-style course. The distance is 2.8km straight-line, but it is likely that you will need to run about 3.5-4km.

Event Centre

Registration and post-race refreshments will be at the The Kings Head in Roehampton.

The nearest train station is Barnes, and take bus 72 or 265 to Roehampton Lane / Danebury Avenue (15 minutes). Trains to Barnes run from Clapham Junction, London Waterloo. You can also get the District line tube to Putney Bridge, and get bus 430 to Roehampton Library (30 minutes).

Further Information

If you have any questions not addressed above, please email the organiser Scott Collier at .

Competitors take part in this race at their own risk. Entries and results will be processed by computer, your entry will be taken as agreement to this. The competition is run under the rules and guidelines of, and sanctioned by, British Orienteering.

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Ham Lands GLOSS Race

South London Orienteers present
GLOSS Series Race 4
Sunday 20 July 2014

GLOSS is a friendly inter-club competition run on the Light Green course, with a fiendishly complicated handicap scoring system which favours the less experienced – all courses are open to all-comers, whether beginners or experienced.

Details of GLOSS series at: www.londonorienteering.co.uk/events/

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Event Centre

Event centre is the Hawker Centre, KT2 5BH. Plenty of hard-standing parking. No charge. Bus route 65 goes past the entrance and can be boarded from Kingston to the south or Richmond to the north. The centre has toilets and a cáfe, lunches will be available.

LocationHam Lands
AddressThe Hawker Centre, Richmond Road
Latitude/longitude51.4269, -0.3093
OS grid referenceTQ176711
MapsGoogle Maps, Ordnance Survey, OpenStreetMap

Entry

RegistrationBetween 0930 and 1130
Start TimesBetween 1000 and 1200

Entry on the day only.

Seniors £5
SLOW Juniors Free
Other Juniors £2

Electronic timing will be used. If you do not have your own SI card, then you can hire one for the event for £1 (free for juniors).

Courses

Course name Straight line
Light Green (“GLOSS” – fairly tricky) 4km + optional extra loop
Yellow (fairly easy) 2km
White (very easy) 1km
“Naughty Numbers” (for young children) < 1km

Enquiries

Please email the organiser Adny Robinson at or call 020 8255 7176.

Results will be posted on this website after the event.

Competitors take part in this race at their own risk. Entries and results will be processed by computer, your entry will be taken as agreement to this. The competition is run under the rules and guidelines of, and sanctioned by, British Orienteering.

London's largest orienteering club. British Orienteering's Club of the Year 2013.