South of the Thames XC Championship (5 miles)
Start Date: 23 Nov 2019 14:00
End Date: 23 Nov 2019 16:00
Venue: Morden Park
5 MILE TEAM RACE, 2019, MORDEN PARK, 23 NOVEMBER 2018
Travel: The park lies next to the A24, south of Morden Underground Station, the southern terminus of the Northern Line and Morden South on the Wimbledon to Sutton “BR” line. Allow for 20 a minute walk to the race HQ and start from the former and 10 minutes from the latter.
Parking: When coming from the North (London) direction on the A24, there is a public car park for the park and leisure centre behind Merton College (SM4 5QX) and playing fields, which is reached just before the park proper. From the south you will pass the park and start area on the way to this car park. There is a much smaller car park at the Morden Lane entrance.
Facilities: There are toilets and a café in the Leisure Centre fairly near the start. Showers may be available at the Leisure Centre at a price? But to play safe come ready changed if you can. Number collection will be at the Bandstand.
Start: This is at 2pm, from near the Bandstand which lies about 400m from the road and 200m from the main car park. Men and women start and run together but will be recorded separately for the results. A disc system will be in use.
Course: This is a 3-lap course all on open, gently undulating grassland. Choice of footwear should not be critical. A course map is available.
Teams: Teams comprise four runners for both men’s and women’s teams in order of finishing. There are no team declarations, or restrictions on the number of runners.