GLOSS 2019: Barnes Common, Sunday 30 June
South London Orienteers welcome you to our 2019 GLOSS Series Race (#2 of 5 in the series) on Sunday 30th June 2019.
The Greater London Orienteering Summer Series (GLOSS) is a series of 5 events, specifically tailored towards bringing less experienced runners into the sport, favoured by the handicap scoring system. An overview is available here:
The events are perfect for beginners and families and there is a club competition for the prestigious London Bus trophy for those who are members of an orienteering club.
There are two course options: the GLOSS course which is about 3.5 to 4.5 km (with optional extension to ~6 km) and is of moderate navigational difficulty and a ‘Yellow’ course which is about 2km with easier navigation.
The event centre is The Spencer pub on Lower Richmond Road at SW15 1HJ. The pub itself will not be open for early starters, but will be available later on at noon for anyone wishing to get food and drink. Prior to opening we will provide a safe place outside the venue to store bags and for registration.
|ADDRESS||The Spencer, Lower Richmond Rd., SW15 1HJ|
|OS GRID REFERENCE||TQ231758|
|MAPS||Google Maps, OpenStreetMap|
|REGISTRATION||Between 1000 and 1200|
|START TIMES||Between 1030 and 1230|
Entry on the day only.
Electronic timing will be used, and SI cards (regular for £1 and wireless for £2.50) can be hired for the event on the day.
|COURSE NAME||STRAIGHT LINE|
|Light Green (“GLOSS” – fairly tricky)||4km + optional 2.5km extension|
|Yellow (fairly easy)||2km|
Results will be posted on this website after the event.
Competitors take part in this race at their own risk. Entries and results will be processed by computer, your entry will be taken as agreement to this. The competition is run under the rules and guidelines of, and sanctioned by, British Orienteering.