The 37th Surrey Hills Trail Challenge 2014

Sunday 15 June 2014

Organised by South London Orienteers
under FRA regulations

This event is on AttackpointThis event is on Attackpoint. Say you are coming here!

Hall of Fame

Get off the roads and try something different this summer!

The Surrey Hills race will take you along the footpaths and up the hills of the beautiful Surrey Hills and provides a challenge to all types of runners, orienteers and adventure racers.

All races are mass start and require navigation to ensure you visit all the checkpoints on the course.  A purpose-drawn map at 1:25:000 is provided to all competitors.


Pre-entry is available on-line through Fabian 4.   Enter Now

Pre-entry – £8 for seniors and £4 for students and juniors

 Entry on the Day will be possible subject to map availability               £10 for seniors and £5 for students and juniors.

The event uses Sportident electronic punching. If you don’t have one of your own one can be provided with your entry.

Current entries

Courses and Start Times

A 30 km 10:30
B 16 km 10:45
C 10 km 10:35

All courses require navigation.

Registration will be from 9.30 a.m. at The Priory School, West Bank, Dorking, Surrey RH4 3DG.

Event Centre

ADDRESS The Priory School, West Bank, Dorking
LATITUDE/LONGITUDE 51.2274, -0.3414
MAPS Google MapsOrdnance Survey,OpenStreetMap

Toilets, showers and supervised bag storage will be available at the school. Tom’s catering – an essential part of any cross-country and orienteering event – will also be there, serving a range of hot food and refreshments.

Travel Directions

The start is easily accessible by both car and public transport.

If travelling by car head into Dorking and follow signs to the parking area.

Public transport also provides excellent links to the race, with trains taking an hour from London Waterloo and Victoria and also from Reading to Dorking Deepdene. From the station, its a approximately a half an hour stroll to the event centre where there will be bag storage.


Trophies are awarded in memory of Byron Davies and Kate Thomas to the winner of the ‘A’ course and to the first lady on the ‘A’ course respectively. The Michael Murray trophy is awarded to the winner of the ‘B’ course. There are also trophies for the ‘C’ course and for the first lady on the ‘B’ course. Also Age Class prizes.


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

FRA rules

Under-18s may not run courses A or B, and unfortunately no
under-16s can be accepted. There is a limit of 100 runners in each race. Competitors take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety, and are required to sign a disclaimer to this effect on the entry form.

Race Map

You can view the map on Routegadget.