Night O Season Finale – Esher Common

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The final race of South London Orienteers’ 2022-2023 night series takes place on Esher and Oxshott Commons, on Monday 20th March 2023. With mass starts for both the Long and Short courses, expect exciting head-to-head racing!

Race Centre

The race will be based at Oxshott Village Centre (village hall), KT22 0QJ. Unfortunately there is no catering on offer). The Bear offers pub fayre and is 13 mins walk. (The Victoria is closed on Mondays).

Kit can be left while you run.

Note that due to online entry (see below), you do not need to come the the hall before your run if you have your own SI card – you can go directly to the start. However you must come back to the hall to download.

Whistles are mandatory – they can be borrowed (collect from Oxshott Centre).

LocationEsher Common
AddressOxshott Village Centre, KT22 0QJ
Latitude/longitude51.3323, -0.3633
OS grid referenceTQ141605
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap
Start location – 750 from Oxshott village centre. Immediately adjacent to Oxshott Station car park

Getting There

Oxshott Station is on the Waterloo to Guildford line. It is a 10 minute walk to Oxshott Village Centre. (Oxshott is not in the Oyster card zone – you will need a ticket if travelling from London)

Alternatively, there is substantial on-street parking close the the Village Centre and at the Station (charges may apply at the later).

Race Details & Entry

Registration and entry is online only at SiEntries. All entries, including on the day, will be online. Entries will stay open until 19:10 on the day of the event subject to map availability.

The entry fee is £5 for SLOW members*, students and juniors; £7 for others. The races use both SIAC contactless and SI electronic punching; SIAC cards are available to hire for those who do not have their own for £2. A small number of headlamps are also available to borrow for free but you need to e-mail the organiser in advance to reserve one.

*If you are not yet a member, now is the perfect time to join or renew for 2023! Please see our ‘Join Us‘ page for more details.

SIAC Collection

If you are hiring a SIAC card, you can collect from Oxshott Village Centre between 18:00 – 19:00. The earlier you can arrive the better.

Course Information

Esher Common offers varied and relatively technical terrain (the most technical terrain of the series)

These courses are offered:

  • Long: approximately 5km, quite challenging – mass start at 19:20
  • Short: approximately 2.5km, quite challenging – mass start at 19:25

The start is approximately 750m from the hall – allow 10 mins walk. Aim to be there at least 5 minutes before the course start time.

Courses close 20:45 – you must return to the village hall by this time.

All competitors take part at their own risk. Adequate clothing should be worn for the conditions. Full leg cover is strongly recommended.

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

Additional Information

Photographs will be taken during the event.

Organiser / Planner – Paul Todd