Wimbledon Common Night O
The fourth race of South London Orienteers’ five event 2019-2020 Night-O Series takes place on Putney Heath & Wimbledon Common and , south-west London, on Tuesday 25th February 2020. The race centre is The King’s Head, Roehampton.
Our apologies to under-16s: at this race both courses cross minor roads (so our insurance precludes under-16s running alone) which means you will need to find an adult to keep up and run with you if you want to take part.
|This event is on Facebook. Say you are coming here!|
The Night-O series are public races – 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. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser Dave Wright (email details at bottom of this post) know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.
The race will be based at The King’s Head, Roehampton on the corner of Roehampton Lane and Roehampton High Street, SW15 4HL. The pub serves great food and drink, and there will be the usual opportunity to revisit route choices with other runners.
|Address||Kings Head, Roehampton|
|OS grid reference||TQ223738|
|Maps||Google Maps, OpenStreetMap|
Nearest train stations are Barnes and Putney. Bus routes 85, 430, 493, 639 & 670 pass near the pub, stop ‘Medfield St’.
The entry fee is £5, or £3 for SLOW members, students and juniors. The race will use SIAC contactless punching. SIAC cards are available to hire if you do not have your own. A small number of headlamps are also available to borrow free of charge but you need to email the organiser in advance to reserve one.
|Registration||Between 1800 and 1925|
|Start Times||Between 1815 and 1930|
Courses close 20:30
These courses are offered:
- Long: approximately 5km, quite challenging
- Short: approximately 2.5km, quite challenging
All competitors take part at their own risk.
Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event.
Organiser/Planner: Dave Wright,