Putney Street-O, Tuesday 11 February

The fifth Street-O race of the 2013-14 series takes place on Tuesday 11 February 2014 in Putney. 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 (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 organisers below know you are coming so that the correct number of maps are printed.

Race centre

The race will be based at The Arab Boy at 289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15 6SP. Good food and drink will be available at the pub afterwards, alongside plenty of post-race analysis!

Address289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15 6SP
Latitude/longitude51.4625, -0.227
OS grid referenceTQ232752
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting there

The pub is a 5 minute walk from Putney mainline station along the Upper Richmond road and 10 minutes from Putney East tube station. Starts will be available from shortly after 6pm due to the planned tube strike which is scheduled to start from 9:30pm that evening. Parking is restricted and limited in the streets near the pub – we recommend using public transport.

Race Details

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

RegistrationBetween 1800 and 1930
Start TimesBetween 1800 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, and a watch. We would recommend a all runners carry a torch or headtorch. The map is 1:10,000.

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.

Organiser/Planner: Paul Couldridge Paul Couldridge and Dorte Torpe Hansen