SUMMER ORIENTEERING IN SOUTH & WEST LONDON

 

Get off the roads and try something different this summer!

 

DATE

Day/time

VENUE

TYPE OFEVENT

Further details

24 May

Tuesday evening

Hawker Centre, Kingston

Trail Challenge

www.sloweb.org.uk

30 May

Monday morning

The Nower, Dorking

Surrey Hills Races

www.sloweb.org.uk

31 May

Tuesday evening

Happy Valley, Coulsdon

Medium Race

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

12 June

Sunday morning

Worth Lodge, Crawley

3 in 1

www.southdowns-orienteers.org.uk

14 June

Tuesday evening

Nonsuch Park, Sutton

Score

www.mvoc.org

21 June

Tuesday evening

CHANGE to Richmond Park

Trail Challenge

www.sloweb.org.uk

28 June

Tuesday evening

Croydon area

Medium Race

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

3 July

Sunday morning

Ham Riverside

Frolic

www.sloweb.org.uk

5 July

Tuesday evening

Wimbledon Common

Trail Challenge

www.sloweb.org.uk

10 July

Sunday morning

Foots Cray, SE London

Frolic

www.dfok.co.uk

12 July

Tuesday evening

Redhill Common

Score

www.mvoc.org

17 July

Sunday morning

Hogsmill Open Space, Ewell

Frolic

www.mvoc.org

19 July

Tuesday evening

Croydon area

Medium Race

www.croydon-orienteering.co.uk

24 July

Sunday morning

Hampstead Heath

Frolic

www.londonorienteering.co.uk

26th July

Tuesday evening

Sheen Common, Richmond

Medium race

www.sloweb.org.uk

 

Explanation of Event Types

         Score: visit as many checkpoints as possible in a set time, usually one hour

         Trail Challenge: mass start race run over tracks and trails. Course lengths: 6km and 10km. The navigation is very straight forward and the challenge arises from choosing the fastest route between the checkpoints. It is best to pre-enter for these.

         Medium Race: estimated winning time of 25 minutes

         Sprint Race: shorter races with an estimated winning time of 15 minutes

         Frolic: includes various lengths of courses, with series team handicap competition

 

Another series of summer evening events is organised by Southern Navigators and takes place around Guildford and Aldershot.

More details at www.geocities.com/Yosemite/2227