Barnes Common Night-O
The third race of South London Orienteers’ five event 2019-2020 Night-O Series takes place on Barnes Common, south-west London, on Tuesday 28th January 2020. The race centre is The Spencer, conveniently located right on the edge of the Common.
|This event is on Facebook. Say you are coming here!|
The Night-O series are public races – all are welcome. Please RSVP to the event via Facebook (link above) to let us know you are coming – you can also see who else is coming and post questions. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser Don McKerrow (email details at bottom of this post) know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.
The race will be based at The Spencer on Lower Richmond Road, SW15 1HJ. The pub serves great food and drink, and there will be the usual opportunity to revisit route choices with other runners.
|Address||The Spencer, SW15 1HJ|
|OS grid reference||TQ232758|
|Maps||Google Maps, OpenStreetMap|
The pub is a 13 minute walk from Barnes station, and under 20 minutes walk from Putney and Putney Bridge stations. Bus routes 22, 265 & 378 pass the pub, stop ‘Commondale’.
The entry fee is £5, or £3 for SLOW members, students and juniors. The race will use SIAC contactless punching. SIAC cards are available to hire if you do not have your own. A small number of headlamps are also available to borrow free of charge but you need to email the organiser in advance to reserve one.
|Registration||Between 1745 and 1925|
|Start Times||Between 1800 and 1930|
Courses close 20:30
These courses are offered:
- Long: approximately 5km, quite challenging
- Short: approximately 2.5km, quite challenging
The Long course will have two, timed out, road crossings so is not suitable for under-16’s. The Short course has no road crossings so is suitable for all.
All competitors take part at their own risk.
Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.
Organiser/Planner: Don McKerrow,