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january, 2022

2022sat15jan2:30 pm5:30 pmSurrey Mens XC League Division 1: Match 32:30 pm - 5:30 pm Mitcham CommonGender:MenAge:Senior,VetsTerrain:Cross countryDistance:8km

Time

(Saturday) 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Mitcham Common

Distance

8km

Event Details

Travel & Parking

DIRECTIONS: The Eco Centre is located on Windmill Road, off the A236 (Croydon Road). There is a car park at the Eco Centre but THE NUMBER OF SPACES IS EXTREMLEY LIMITED. Please do not use the Miller & Carter Car Park next to the Eco Centre. There is also no street parking near the start.

Public Transport: Please use public transport where possible: By Rail/Tram The nearest station is Mitcham Junction. Mitcham Eastfields is also a short walk away. Trains leave Clapham Junction every half an hour for both Mitcham Junction and Mitcham Eastfields. The nearest tram stop is Beddington Lane. If walking from Mitcham Junction there is a footpath inside the common running parallel to Croydon Road. Once you arrive at the junction of Carshalton Rd and Croydon Rd, the footpath to Windmill Road is clearly signposted. Also be aware the walk from Beddington Lane Tram Stop is on a very narrow path next to a busy road. By Bus 264 (Croydon to Tooting), 118 (Brixton to Morden), 127 (Purley to Tooting), and the S1(Banstead to Mitcham) all stop within walking distance to the Common.  

Course: Mitcham Common provides a wide variety of undulating terrain and underfoot conditions. Depending on the weather prior to the event, there may be some deep mud. Wearing spikes is advised but please be aware that there are 2 sections of stony paths where you cross a disused road. Courses will be fully marshalled on the day. Please see attached course map.   

Facilities: Race HQ is at the Millhouse Ecology Centre Windmill Road. There no toilets or changing facilities available at the Eco Centre for this event. There will be a limited provision of portaloos and you are advised to come ready to race. Mitcham Common is a public space so all runners and spectators are asked to respect the rights of other users. Competitors are responsible for their own safety, before during and after the competition.    

First Aid: Qualified first aiders will be in attendance should medical assistance be required. If hospital treatment is required, the nearest Accident and Emergency department is St George’s Hospital Tooting  

https://www.surreyleague.org/slm/match/129/

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