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City of London Race

Competition nameCity of London Race
Start date20100918
End date20100919
CountryGreat Britain
Race typeNational
Nearest place or cityLondon
Club/organizerSouth London Orienteers
Region of countryLondon
Number of competition days2
Expected number of runners1000
WRE event?No
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Event descriptionAnnual event in the City of London. This is the financial part of London with many old buildings and alleyways mixed in with the modern world of pedestrianised concrete and glass. Part of the UK Urban League. Map 1:5,000, A3 size City race on the Saturday with a 'forest' event on Hampstead Heath on the Sunday. Both events easily accessible by public transport The event website has links to details of events close to London on the Sunday For more pictures etc. see the web site for last year's event http://www.cityrace.org/cityrace/2009
Terrain descriptionComplex City terrain with many small alleyways. Suprisingly little traffic for the heart of London - all the bankers are at home at the weekend!
Holiday activities,nature,hiking etc.Everything that London can offer! - Premiership football - Theatre at Shakespeare's Globe
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