Chalk Farm Street-O, Tuesday 8 November

The third race in SLOW’s 2016-17 Street-O series will be held on Tuesday 8 November 2016 in Chalk Farm, North London, organised by our friends from London Orienteering Klubb. This event will use electronic timing for the start and finish – please bring your SI card if you have one.

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Like all our Street-Os, this a public race – all are welcome. Please RSVP to the event via Facebook 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 below know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Race HQ

The race will be based at The Princess of Wales in beautiful Primrose Hill – a little village in the middle of London. If you haven’t been to that part of the city yet, take the opportunity!

LocationChalk Farm
AddressThe Princess of Wales, 22 Chalcot Road, NW1 8LL
Latitude/longitude51.5404, -0.154
OS grid referenceTQ281839
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting There

The Princess of Wales is 10 minutes walk from Chalk Farm underground (Northern Line) station and 15 minutes walk from Camden Town underground (Northern Line) station.

Race Details

Entry fee is £1 for SLOW members, students and juniors; £2 for others.

RegistrationBetween 1815 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1830 and 1930

The Street-O format has clues located at various points on a map. You have 60 minutes to visit as many of these as possible, in any order, and return to the finish. This guide provides general information about street orienteering.

Don’t forget to bring a pen to write down your answers to the clues as you go around, an SI card if you have one, and a watch so that you aren’t late back! You may find a torch/head-torch and compass useful too, although many don’t take one.

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.

Results will be available on the SLOW website shortly after the event. Check the 2016-17 series page for more information.

You can also check out the event information on the London Orienteering Klubb page

Organiser/Planner: David Rosen,