Wimbledon Common Night-O February 2014

The fourth race of the 2013-2014 Night-O Series takes place on Wimbledon Common, south-west London, on Tuesday 25 February 2014. The race centre will be the Telegraph pub on Putney Heath.

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The Night-O series is a public race – all are welcome. Please RSVP to the event via Facebook (link above) to let us know you are coming – you can also see who else is coming and post questions. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser James Lyne know you are coming (details below) so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Race centre

The race will be based at the The Telegraph on Telegraph Road, Putney Heath, London SW15 3TU. The pub serves great food and drink, and there will be the usual opportunity to revisit route choices with other runners.

LocationWimbledon Common
AddressThe Telegraph pub, Putney Heath
Latitude/longitude51.4488, -0.2264
OS grid referenceTQ233737
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

The Telegraph is a 10 minute walk from Putney Hill, which is served by buses 85, 14, 37, 39 or 424 from Putney which has mainline connections to Waterloo and the District underground line (East Putney).

Race Details

The entry fee is £2 for SLOW members, students and juniors; £3 for others. The race will use SI electronic punching with SI cards available to hire on the night. Headlamps are also available for hire if you e-mail the organizer in advance to reserve one.

We will require all competitors to carry whistles during night events for safety reasons. We will have a small number available to purchase at registration if you don’t have one, and these will be checked at the start.

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

The following courses will be available:

  • Long: 6.0km, technical difficulty = hard
  • Short: 2.5km, technical difficulty = moderate

All competitors take part at their own risk. You MUST be over 16 to take part in this event, unless you are accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a condition of our insurance.

Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.

Organiser/Planner: James Lyne