Wimbledon Common Night Race

Night Race

Tuesday 22 March

organised by South London Orienteers

Cross-country night orienteering on Wimbledon Common and Putney Heath.


LocationWimbledon Common and Putney Heath
AddressThe Telegraph, Telegraph Road, Putney
Latitude/longitude51.4488, -0.2266
OS grid referenceTQ233736
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap


  • Putney station (South West Trains) – 1.6km
  • East Putney or Southfields stations (District Line) – both 2km
  • Buses stop at Putney Heath or Tibbet’s Ride for routes to/from Putney, Wandsworth, Clapham Junction, Southfields, Wimbledon, Richmond and Kingston.

Race Format

Cross-country orienteering on pre-printed maps – short, medium and long courses are available. The event takes place at night, so some form of torch is needed. Competitors can take part individually or in pairs. SI electronic punching will be used and cards are available to hire.


RegistrationBetween 1830 and 2000
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 2000

Courses close at 21:30.


  • Short – 2.9km
  • Medium – 3.8km
  • Long – 5.7km


Pub, serves food – see http://www.thetelegraphputney.co.uk/.

Entry Fee

£1/£2 + £1 SI card hire (TBC)
Entry on the day only.


Organiser: Ed Stott –


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