Streatham Common Summer Series Race, Sunday 14 July

South London Orienteers present

G.L.O.S.S. 2013 Race 4
Streatham Common & Norwood Grove

Sunday 14 July 2013

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The penultimate event of the 2013 GLOSS series takes place on Streatham Common, The Rookery and Norwood Grove in south London on Sunday 14 July.

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 are available from London Orienteering Klubb.

Venue

LocationStreatham Common & Norwood Grove
AddressThe Waterfront Bar & Restaurant, 426-428 Streatham High Road
Latitude/longitude51.421, -0.129
OS grid referenceTQ302708
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Transport and Parking

There is limited parking in the streets around the Common, but Streatham Common is very well-connected by public transport. Streatham Common station (9 minutes walk from the Waterfront) is directly connected to London Bridge (24 minutes), Victoria (17 minutes), Clapham Junction (10 minutes) and Balham (Northern Line, 4 minutes). From the station, head south and turn left on Greyhound Lane up to the common, where the pub is on the corner facing the common.

Courses

  • Light Green (“GLOSS” – fairly tricky) c.4km + optional extra loop.
  • Yellow (fairly easy) 2km
  • White (very easy) 1km
  • “Naughty Numbers” for young children

Registration and Start Times

RegistrationBetween 1000 and 1200
Start TimesBetween 1000 and 1200

Facilities

Toilets and refreshments will be available in The Waterfront Bar & Restaurant. Bags can be left at the owner’s risk. The Waterfront is very kindly opening early to help us with registration, and will be serving breakfast rolls, coffee and lunch later on, so please take advantage of their stone-baked pizzas!

Fees

  • £5.00 for seniors, £2.00 for juniors.
  • Add £1 (free to juniors) if you need to hire an SI card (electronic timer).
  • FREE entry for SLOW juniors

Organiser

For any further questions, please contact the organiser.