The 39th Surrey Hills Race, Sunday 5 June 2016
Organised by South London Orienteers
under FRA regulations
Hall of Fame
Get off the roads and try something different next summer! The Surrey Hills race will take you along the footpaths and up the hills of the beautiful Surrey Hills and provides a challenge to all types of runners, orienteers and adventure racers. All races are mass start and require navigation to ensure you visit all the checkpoints on the course. A purpose-drawn map at 1:25:000 is provided to all competitors.
Pre-entry are open on-line through Fabian4, costing £8 for seniors and £4 for students and juniors. Entry on the Day will be possible subject to map availability, at £10 for seniors and £5 for students and juniors. There is a limit of 100 runners per course.
The event uses Sportident electronic punching. If you don’t have an SI dibber of your own, one can be provided with your entry.
Courses and Start Times
All courses require navigation.
Registration will be from 9:30am at The Priory School, West Bank, Dorking, Surrey RH4 3DG.
|Address||The Priory School, West Bank, Dorking|
|OS grid reference||TQ159488|
|Maps||Google Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Toilets, showers and supervised bag storage will be available at the school. Tom’s catering – an essential part of any cross-country and orienteering event – will also be there, serving a range of hot food and refreshments.
The start is easily accessible by both car and public transport.
If travelling by car head into Dorking and follow signs to the parking area.
Public transport also provides excellent links to the race, with trains taking an hour from London Waterloo and Victoria and also from Reading to Dorking Deepdene. From the station, its a approximately a half an hour stroll to the event centre where there will be bag storage.
Trophies are awarded in memory of Byron Davies and Kate Thomas to the winner of the ‘A’ course and to the first lady on the ‘A’ course respectively. The Michael Murray trophy is awarded to the winner of the ‘B’ course. There are also trophies for the ‘C’ course and for the first lady on the ‘B’ course. Also Age Class prizes.
Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.
Under-18s may not run courses A or B, and unfortunately no under-16s can be accepted. There is a limit of 100 runners in each race. Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety, and are required to sign a disclaimer to this effect on the entry form.
You can view the map on Routegadget.
The race organiser is Ludovic Maillard – contact him at for queries.