Street-O: 11 October 2011

The second Street-O race of the Winter 2011-12 series takes place in Putney in south-west London on Tuesday 11 October. Please bring your SI card if you have one as we will use this for timing you out and back in – alternatively you can borrow one of the club’s set which we will bring along on the night.

Please RSVP to the event on Facebook to let us know you are coming – you can also see who else is coming here and post queries. Like all our street-Os, this a public race – all are welcome.

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

LocationPutney
AddressThe Fox and Hounds, Upper Richmond Road
Latitude/longitude51.4609, -0.2177
OS grid referenceTQ239751
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Registration

In the Fox and Hounds pub in Upper Richmond Road. Start and finish will be at the back door of the pub. PLEASE DON’T RUN THROUGH THE PUB TO FINISH.

Nearest tube station is East Putney (District Line) which is a five minute walk away. Putney railway station is also very close by.

Entry Fee

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

Timings

RegistrationBetween 1845 and 2000
Start TimesBetween 1845 and 2000

Race Format

The normal Street-O format – controls will be clues. You have 60 minutes to visit as many controls as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. A headtorch may be useful. Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, and a watch (both essential!). Please also bring your SI card if you have one. General information about street orienteering.

Safety

Fluorescent clothing is recommended for safety. As with all Street-O races, you will need to cross roads with traffic during the race, some of which may be busy – take extreme care when crossing all roads. All competitors take part at their own risk.

Post-Race

At the pub – http://www.thefoxandhoundsputney.co.uk/

Please note, personal belongings left at the pub during and after the race are left at your own risk.

Results

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

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