Wimbledon Common Night Race

South London Orienteers present

Wimbledon Common Night Race

Tuesday 20 March 2012

Wimbledon Common is a mixture of open heathland and runnable woodland.

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LocationWimbledon Common
AddressTelegraph Pub, Telegraph Road, Putney Heath
Latitude/longitude51.4488, -0.2265
OS grid referenceTQ233736
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Registration & Fees

RegistrationBetween 1845 and 1945
Start TimesBetween 1900 and 2000

In the Telegraph Pub, an area is booked to the left of the main bar. Its a short walk from the bus station at the NE corner of Putney Heath, and a longer walk from Putney (mainline) or East Putney (District Line). There is street parking next to the pub.

Entry on the day (EOD) only. £1 for all runners. There will be no charge for hiring SI cards but a charge will be made for lost cards.

Special Note: There are 5 headtorches available for club members to borrow.


All courses will use SportIdent (SI) electronic punching. Course lengths and distances are subject to final controlling.

Course Length (km) Difficulty
Long 5.0 Hard
Short 3.5 Moderate
Novice 2.0 Easy


Scale: 1:10,000. Updated Mar 2010 with minor updates Feb 2012.


The pub serves food until 2130.


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


Full leg cover is recommended and all competitors take part at their own risk. A headtorch will also be required (some available to hire for SLOW members.)


  • Organiser/Planner: Paul Couldridge
  • Controller: Andy Robinson

Further Enquiries

Please contact Paul Couldridge through the Facebook link above.

Competitors take part in this race at their own risk.