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London City Race

Competition nameLondon City Race
Start date20081011
End date20081011
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityLondon
Club/organizerSouth London Orienteers
Region of countryLondon
Number of competition days1
Expected number of runners500
WRE event?No
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Max distance from eventcentre to competitions0km
Latest entry date30/09/2008
Entry fee (Euro)10
Event descriptionA unique chance to race around the historic streets and amongst the skyscrapers that make up the Square Mile - the City of London. Offering an urban race of the highest quality, the City of London Orienteering Race will provide a great challenge to competitors at all levels.
Terrain descriptionA mixed urban environment! Incorporating historic streets and brand new skyscrapers, parks and multi-level sections, all within the confines of the City of London.
Training possibilitiesTwo orienteering events will be taking place locally (central London and near Stansted Airport) the following day.
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Short race reportLast weekend almost 400 competitors from across Europe took on the inaugural City of London Orienteering Race, while some competitors found themselves chasing robbers rather than flags. See full race report for more details.
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