Teddington Street-O: 12 February 2013

The Sixth Street-O race of the 2012-13 series takes place in Teddington in south west London. This event will use electronic timing for the start and finish – please bring your SI card if you have one.

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LocationTeddington
AddressThe Bloated Mallard, 3 Victoria Road, Teddington
Latitude/longitude51.4242, -0.3326
OS grid referenceTQ160708
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Registration

At the Bloated Mallard pub on Victoria Road, 30m from Teddington Station on the southern, Richmond-bound side of the railway. A private space has been booked. Please take care on the location: there is another Bloated Mallard pub just over a mile away.

Public Transport

Teddington Station has direct connections from Clapham Junction, Wimbledon, Richmond, Vauxhall and Waterloo. The closest tube links with the train at Wimbledon every 15 mins or Richmond every 30 mins.
Buses: 285, 281, R68, 33, X26, 681, 481

Entry Fee

£1 for SLOW members, students and juniors, £2 for others.

Timings

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

Race Format

Normal Street-O format with clues located at each control site. You have 60 minutes to visit as many controls as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. The map is 1:12500. All checkpoints are in lit areas, and it is possible to visit all on lit (albeit sometimes dimly) roads and paths. Some runners may choose to take unlit paths in some places, so a headtorch is advisable.

SI will be used to time the start and finish, so please bring your SI card if you have one. Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, and a watch. General information about street orienteering.

Safety

Fluorescent clothing is recommended for safety. 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.

Post-Race

Food, drink and active debate about optimum route choice at the pub.

Results

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

Officials

Organiser/Planner: Fran Kenden.