Surrey League Cross Country: Men's R4 (Lloyd Park, Croydon)

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:00

Host clubs: Croydon Harriers and Striders of Croydon

The final and critical round of the Surrey Cross Country League will take place at Lloyd Park, Croydon at 3pm on Saturday 13 February. We need a strong result to safeguard our 2nd Division status.

Please let Gordon and Simon know via if you intend to run. Thanks to everyone who has already been in touch. All runners, whether likely to be among the ten scoring athletes or not, are very welcome.

Lloyd Park is a familiar venue and is easily reached by tram (number 3 route from Wimbledon to New Addington). For those wishing to travel together, we will meet on the tram platform at 1.20pm, in order take the 1.30pm tram. If you miss us, you will still be make it to the venue on time by taking a later tram (they leave every 7 minutes or so and take about 35 minutes). The park and race HQ are adjacent to the Lloyd Park tram stop.

[For those driving to the venue (postcode CR0 5RB) – there is a small car park at the venue but this is expected to fill up quickly. There are however plenty of adjacent roads where there should be parking available and a short walk to the venue. For those situated in the car park, please remember to take a ticket and to park between the bay lines otherwise you will be fined.]

Race Time: 3pm

The course: 5 miles (2x 2.5 mile lap

The loop features a couple of hills, but also includes some long, flat stretches too. The course will be marshalled throughout and marked/flagged. The course is likely to be muddy in places so is suitable for spikes or studded shoes.

Facilities: There are public toilets within the pavilion adjacent to the Lloyd Park tram stop car park. Refreshments will be available in the Cafe Lloyd.

Current standings:

1 Dorking & Mole Valley 1,067
2 Croydon Harriers 1,077
3 Dulwich Runners 1,095
4 Reigate Priory 1,304
5 Ful-on-Tri 1,424
6 West 4 Harriers 1,483
7 Walton 1,521
8 Windmilers 1,549
9 Striders of Croydon 1,765