Imperial College Park Race

London Park Race Series Race 3
Tuesday 29 May 2012

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Race 3 of the 2012 London Park Orienteering Series takes place in and around the campus of Imperial College London. This race has a distinctly ‘urban’ style and competitors must find their way around the quadrangles, walkways and open spaces of the university. Full leg cover is not necessary and most of the race takes place on paved surfaces.

The race is part of the London Park Race Series 2012 which is organised by the London orienteering clubs. Like all races in the series, the race is suitable for beginners. Running in a T-shirt and trainers will be fine. Electronic timing will be used.

Registration and changing will be at Ethos Sports Centre on the north side of Princes Gardens Post race food and drinks will be at Eastside bar on the east side of Princes Gardens.

LocationImperial College
AddressEthos Sports Centre, Princes Gardens
Latitude/longitude51.5, -0.1727
OS grid referenceTQ269794
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap
RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930


  • 3.5 km*
  • 2.1 km*

* Course distances are straight-line distances – the actual distance covered by runners will be around 50% greater due to the built-up nature of the area.


Entry on the day only. Your entry fee includes a full colour map printed on waterproof paper, which you can keep as a souvenir after your run, and a printout of your race time and splits at the end of the race.

Current members of SLOW, LOK, MV or DFOK All others
£2 £3

If you do not have your own SI card, then you can hire one for the event at no charge. A penalty of £30 will be charged for hired SI cards that are lost or not returned, and such cards will be blacklisted.

Bags & Changing Facilities

Changing facilities are available at Ethos Sports Centre. There are lockers for bags. Bags are left at your own risk.


Available in the bar after your run, until 21:00

Further Enquiries

Please email .

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.