Orienteering Race Series
Race 2: Battersea Park
Tuesday 2 June 2009
The next park series race will be at Battersea Park
on Tuesday 2nd June. Have a go on this cracking area not used since the World
Cup in 2005!
Meeting Point: At La Gondola al Parco,
the cafe inside Battersea
Park. Registration, start
and finish will all be here. It's on the eastern side of the park, about 250m
north of the Rosery Gate park entrance off Queenstown Road.
See the arrow on this map link. Nearest public transport: Battersea Park
or Queenstown Road
train stations, or buses along Queenstown
Starts: From 6:30 to 7:30pm
Cost: SLOW members £1, others £2.
Everyone is welcome! Cost includes map and hire of an electronic timing device
(SI-card), if required. Entry on the day only.
Courses: Long course 5km (hard),
short course 3km (easy)
Facilities: Bag drop, toilets and
food & drink all at the cafe. No changing rooms as such, but you could use
the toilets if stuck.
Map: Battersea Park
map at 1:5,000, originally surveyed for World Cup 2005, minor revisions in
2009. Maps are overprinted on waterproof paper. There are lots of tricky bits
that should keep you on your toes!
Hope to see you there.
details of the events in the summer 2009 Park Orienteering Race series can be
Posted 24 May 2009