Wimbledon Common Night-O, 23 February 2016

The penultimate race of the five event 2015-16 Night-O Series takes place on Putney Heath and Wimbledon Common, south-west London, on Tuesday 23 February 2016. 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 Scott Collier 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 Putney Heath, SW15 3TU.

LocationWimbledon Common
AddressThe Telegraph, Telegraph Road, SW15 3TU
Latitude/longitude51.4488, -0.2264
OS grid referenceTQ233737
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

The pub is in the middle of the heath and there is plenty of parking available on nearby roads. Several bus routes go to “Putney Heath Green Man” which is at the north-east corner of the map and about 500m from The Telegraph. 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.

RegistrationBetween 1830 and 1945
Start TimesBetween 1845 and 1945

Courses will close at 20:30.

The following courses will be available:

  • Long: approximately 5km, quite challenging
  • Short: approximately 2.5km, quite challenging

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: Scott Collier,