Series

Street-O

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Held on (usually) the second Tuesday of every month between September and April/May, these events are night street orienteering. They are normally run from a pub so acts as a social where you can stay afterwards for a drink and meet up with club members.

Series organiser: Matthias Mahr

Night-O

The Night-O series complements the Street-O series with races in parks. Head-torches are needed – and we have some you can borrow. Like the Street-O series, events run from a pub.

Series organiser: Don McKerrow

MTB-Score

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A series of four events held on Sunday mornings in January, April, July and October, these are 2-hour score orienteering events on bike. These events are run by London & Southeast Adventure Racers in affiliation with SLOW.

Series organiser: Nicki Adams

Park Race

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Held fortnightly on Tuesday evenings between May and July in parks in London, these evenings consist of informal short orienteering races, and usually a pub social afterwards. There is normally a 3K and 5K course. Since 2010, similar events by other London clubs have been incorporated into the series.

Series coordinator: Oliver O’Brien

London City Race

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SLOW’s annual urban race, based in and around the centre of London and attracting well over 1000 competitors.

Race director (2015): Vince Roper

OK Nuts Trophy

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SLOW’s premier terrain race, it has been organised by the club for the last 30 years.

Box Hill Fell Race

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The Box Hill Fell Race is the most southerly event in the FRA calendar, and has been organised by the club since the early 1980s.

Series organiser: Andy Robinson

Surrey Hills Race

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This hill race has been organised by the club for over 30 years.

Series organiser: Dan Findlay-Robinson

FROLICS/GLOSS

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The club has traditionally organised one event in the FROLICS/GLOSS series which takes place in London on summer weekends and is organised by London OK.  SLOW have won the London Bus Trophy several times.

Team captain: Peter Huzan

Trail Challenge

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[Series currently suspended] A series of three mass start trail races held on Tuesday evenings in south-west London, between May and August, culminating in a half marathon race on a Sunday in September.

The Club Night

Over the winter of 2014-15, training ran on the first and third Tuesday nights of the month when another SLOW event was not taking place. Technical or physical (running) training sessions, normally organised by a British Orienteering accredited coach within the club. See Coaching.

Series organiser: James Lyne and Don McKerrow

North Downs Way Relay

A one-day team relay, organised by Guildford Orienteers. SLOW traditionally enters a team and has often won the competition. More information (GO).

Team captain: Wizzo

Spring Series

A points handicap competition for club members, based on the results of four events put on by other clubs during the spring.

Series coordinator: Donna McCourt

Autumn Series

A points competition for club members, based on the results of four events put on by other clubs during the autumn.

Series coordinator: TBA

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