Maryon Park Race, Tuesday 9 June 2015

The second race of the 2015 London Park Race series takes place on Tuesday 9 June 2015 on the newly-mapped Maryon Park in Charlton near the Thames Barrier. Like all races in the series, the race is suitable for beginners. Full leg cover is not necessary; running in a T-shirt, shorts and trainers will be fine.

This event is on FacebookThis event is on Facebook. Say you are coming here!
This event is on AttackpointThis event is on Attackpoint. Say you are coming here!

Maryon Park is a new area for the London Park Race stretching from the River Thames at the Thames Barrier up into the wooded valleys and former pits that cut into the Greenwich Escarpment below Charlton village. There is landscaped parkland surrounding the Barrier, hilly, semi-open woodland in Maryon Park and Maryon Wilson Park and a small region of complex urban detail. The race is suitable for shorts and trainers and courses are planned to allow no significant advantage by running through undergrowth.

Event Centre

The event centre is at the riverside Anchor and Hope on the Thames Path. The pub is an 800m walk from Charlton overground station with connections through Greenwich to London Bridge. It is 2.3km along the Thames Path from North Greenwich underground on the Jubilee line, or a ride on the 472 or 486 bus to Anchor & Hope Lane. Parking is unrestricted nearby on Riverside Walk and Anchor & Hope Lane.

LocationMaryon Park
Address2 Riverside Walk, Charlton, London, SE7 7SS
Latitude/longitude51.4936, 0.0288
OS grid referenceTQ409791
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap


Please note the slightly early than usual interval for start times, as the park is closed by Greenwich at 8pm.

RegistrationBetween 1730 and 1900
Start TimesBetween 1730 and 1900

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, DFOK, MV or CHIG £3
All others £4

Electronic timing will be used. 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.


Course name Straight line
Long 4.8km, 145m climb
Short 2.7km, 70m climb

Further Information

If you have any questions not addressed above, please email the series organiser Dan Findlay-Robinson at .
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.