Putney Street-O, 12 January 2016

The fifth race in SLOW’s 2015-16 Street-O series is on Tuesday 12 January 2016 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 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 Arab Boy, 289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 6SP. We will have an area towards to pub adjacent to the entrance to congregate in and the pub has a great range of beers and food, so there is no excuse not to stay around and discuss the race afterwards!

AddressThe Arab Boy, 289 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 6SP
Latitude/longitude51.4625, -0.227
OS grid referenceTQ232752
MapsGoogle Maps, OpenStreetMap

Getting There

The Arab Boy is 10 minutes walk from Putney mainline station (on the Reading – London Waterloo line) and 15 minutes walk along Upper Richmond Road from East Putney Tube (District Line) – you can also get the 337 and 430 buses to shorten the journey.

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 2015-16 series page for more information.

Organiser/Planner: James Lyne