Street-O: 8 November 2011

The third Street-O race of the Winter 2011-12 series takes place in Aldgate and Bank in the City of London on Tuesday 8 September. PLEASE BRING YOUR SI CARD IF YOU HAVE ONE.

Special Note from the Organiser: This is a street race and the map will not be of the same quality as at our annual City of London Race – please bear this in mind when running and expect some unmapped features, in particular building sites and some alleyways.

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If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser know you are coming, at , so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Registration, Start and Finish Location

LocationAldgate & Bank
Address50 Cornhill
Latitude/longitude51.5133, -0.0852
OS grid referenceTQ330811
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Registration

In the Counting House pub, which is at 50 Cornhill, City of London. Start and Finish from outside the pub. The pub is often very busy, we have a reserved area upstairs but not a private room so please come dressed ready to run if possible. Bags are left in the pub at your own risk.

Nearest tube station is Bank (Central, Waterloo & City and Northern lines, and the DLR) which is a short walk away from the pub.

Entry Fee

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

Timings

RegistrationBetween 1800 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1800 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. SI will be used to time the start and finish, 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. A headtorch may also be useful. General information about street orienteering.

Safety

Fluorescent clothing is recommended for safety. The City of London will be busy with both pedestrians and traffic, please be considerate when running. 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

The pub serves food until 2200.

Results

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

Officials

Organiser: Chris Wroe
Planner: Helen Gardner

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