Roehampton University Park Race, 22 July 2014
London Park Race Series Race 7
Tuesday 22 July 2014
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The seventh race of the 2014 London Park Orienteering Series takes place around the campus of Roehampton University, southwest London. Competitors will have to navigate around the campus and gardens. The race is part of the London Park Race Series 2014 which is organised by the London orienteering clubs. Like all races in the series, the race is suitable for beginners. Electronic timing will be used. Full leg cover is not necessary; running in a T-shirt, shorts and trainers will be fine.
Registration will be at The Kings Head in Roehampton which is a 500m walk to the start. Allow at least 10 minutes to get to the start.
|Address||1 Roehampton High Street, Roehampton SW15 4HL|
|OS grid reference||TQ224738|
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|Registration||Between 1815 and 1930|
|Start Times||Between 1815 and 1930|
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|
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.
There is only one sprint-style course. The distance is 2.8km straight-line, but it is likely that you will need to run about 3.5-4km.
Registration and post-race refreshments will be at the The Kings Head in Roehampton.
The nearest train station is Barnes, and take bus 72 or 265 to Roehampton Lane / Danebury Avenue (15 minutes). Trains to Barnes run from Clapham Junction, London Waterloo. You can also get the District line tube to Putney Bridge, and get bus 430 to Roehampton Library (30 minutes).
If you have any questions not addressed above, please email the organiser Scott Collier 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.