Hampton Street-O, Tuesday 10 March 2015

SLOW’s 2014-15 Street-O series entries into its final stretch on Tuesday 10 March 2015 in Hampton, the first of three races out in 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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Like all our Street-Os, this a public race – all are welcome. Please RSVP to the event via Facebook to let us know you are coming – you can also see who else is coming here and post queries. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser below know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Race HQ

The race will be based at The Bell Inn, 8 Thames Street, Hampton TW12 2EA. The pub will be serving food afterwards, but needs to know orders in advance.

Sandwiches (£6.95), served with leaves or crisps:

  • Tuna Mayonnaise and spring onion Ciabatta
  • Classic BLT Ciabatta
  • Brie and Cranberry Ciabatta

Hot main courses (£9.95), served with rice and salad leaves:

  • Chicken bourguignon
  • Vegetarian tagine

Food orders should be placed via as early as possible. Payment will be on the night directly to the venue.

LocationHampton
AddressThe Bell Inn, 8 Thames Street, Hampton TW12 2EA
Latitude/longitude51.4129, -0.362
OS grid referenceTQ140695
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting There

There are half-hourly train departures from Waterloo to Hampton Station (a 34 minute journey via Strawberry Hill is quickest), and the pub is then a 10 minute walk. Alternatively, buses 111 or the 216 leave from Kingston every 15 minutes.

Race Details

Entry fee is £1 for SLOW members, students and juniors; £2 for others.

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

The Street-O format has clues located at various points on a map. You have 60 minutes to visit as many of these as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. This guide provides general information about street orienteering.

Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, an SI card if you have one, and a watch so that you aren’t late back! You may find a torch/head-torch and compass useful too, although many don’t take one.

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. Check the 2014-15 series page for more information.

Organiser/Planner: Patrick Walsh,