Richmond Park Night-O on 20 March

The final race of South London Orienteers’ five event 2017-18 Night-O Series is a mass start race in Richmond Park, south-west London, on Tuesday 20 March 2018. The race centre will be The Lass O’Richmond on Queen’s Road, Richmond.

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The Night-O series is a public race – 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.

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Race centre

The race will be based at The Lass O’Richmond on Queen’s Road, London TW10 6JJ. The pub serves great food and drink, and there will be the usual opportunity to revisit route choices with other runners.

LocationRichmond Park
Latitude/longitude51.4514, -0.2956
OS grid referenceTQ185738
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

Bus route 371 between Kingston and Richmond stations runs past the pub roughly every 10 minutes – the stop is for the American University. Head towards the back of the pub and registration will tucked round on the left hand side.

Race Details

The entry fee is £3 for SLOW members, students and juniors; £5 for others. The race will use SIAC contactless punching with SIAC cards available for free for those who do not have their own. A small number of headlamps are also available to borrow free of charge but you need to e-mail the organiser in advance to reserve one.

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1900
Start TimesBetween 1915 and 1915

This is a race with a mass start at 19:15. Please make sure you register in plenty of time! The following courses will be available:

  • Long: approximately 6km, quite challenging, and gaffled*
  • Short: approximately 3km, quite challenging

* Gaffled courses are where there are several loops starting from the same place. Each competitor runs these same loops but in a different order to other competitors, so competitors can’t simply follow someone else who might be have a different order.

All competitors take part at their own risk.

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

Organiser: Paul Couldridge