Borough Street-O: 17 April 2012

The next Street-O race of the Winter 2011-12 series takes place in Borough in central London. This event will use electronic timing for the start and finish – please bring your SI card if you have one.

This event is on FacebookThis event is on Facebook. Say you are coming here!

Like all our Street-Os, this a public race – 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 here and post queries. If you are not on Facebook, please let the organiser know you are coming, at at so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Registration, Start and Finish Location

AddressThe Goldsmith, 96 Southwark Bridge Road
Latitude/longitude51.5018, -0.0981
OS grid referenceTQ321798
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap


The upstairs room at the Goldsmith is reserved for our use, for registration and post-race. The Goldsmith is located 5 minutes from Borough Tube station on the Northern Line. Turn left on leaving the station, and immediate left onto Marshalsea Road. Turn left again onto Southwark Bridge Road, and the pub is on the right at the corner of Southwark Bridge Road and Lant Street.

Entry Fee

£1 for SLOW members, students and juniors, £2 for others.


RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

Race Format

Normal Street-O format with clues located at each control site. You have 60 minutes to visit as many controls as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. SI will be used to time the start and finish, please bring your SI card if you have one. Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, and a watch. A headtorch may also be useful. General information about street orienteering.


Fluorescent clothing is recommended for safety. All competitors take part at their own risk. You MUST be over 16 to take part in this event, unless you are accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a condition of our insurance.


The pub serves food until 2130, and we can use both the upstairs and downstairs pub areas.


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


Organiser: Evan Barlow
Assistant Organiser: Dan Findlay-Robinson

[Back to main page]