LADIES CROSS COUNTRY MATCH 2 - 11:00 AM START - NONSUCH PARK - SATURDAY 13TH NOVEMBER.

VENUE: NONSUCH PARK - Ewell Rd, Sutton, SM3 8QB https://surreyleague.org/sll/match/92/

DATE: SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER

SENIOR RACE: 11:00 AM

JUNIOR RACE: 12:00 (U/15 & U/17) AND 12:30 (U/13).

Ladies,

Match 2 is nearly upon us and we are in 9th position overall after match 1, and hoping for a better

turn out?. Its local, it's 6.2K, it's flat-ish, although it might be muddy in placesđź“·, bliss!

Please arrive early at least 45 minutes, time to jog a bit of the course and warm up before the start at 11:00am. Paking spaces will be limited, please read the attached instructions from the club hosts. Once again the facilities will be limited and do suggest you come prepared (own loo roll )đź“·!

Trail shoes or spikes.  The latter would generally be my choice of shoe and have spare to change size if necessary

to the conditions under foot. CLUB VEST MUST BE WORN.  Race number worn on the front of your vest, with 4 pins.

Aim high -  Top 3 overall position. No pressure ladies!

Sharon Walker, Heather Paterson, Gayle Banks, Viv Victor, Rachel Brunswick, Dawn Howell, Jane Morris, Maggie Mellett, Nikki Sansom?, Anne Davidson, Stella Brett, Catherine Matthews?, Cath Bate?, Wendy Waklin?, Caroline Court, does anyone have a contact number?

Unavailable for this one are: Corrie, Lou S, Zahra Z, Elsa P, Jacquie M, Sue P, Libby E, and Emma C,

Map of the course: https://surreyleague.org/static/surreyleague/maps/nonsuch_ladies.pdf

GOOD LUCK AND ALL THE BEST.

đź“·

Lou Ionascu

Ladies Team Capt.

07780676764


P.S. Further details:

Transport/Parking 

Nonsuch Park is situated in the northern part of the Borough of Epsom & Ewell between Cheam and Ewell Village. There are a number of access points to this large site. 

•There are two entrances in London Road each leading to car parks

•Ewell Road, Cheam, which also leads to car parking facilities.  

•Cheam park Café, Car parking & access through Tudor Drive (SM4) off B279

•Use residential roads off Bramley Road,  SM2 7LR for a quick exit from the event – access park via railway tunnel on Bramley Road, follow footpath for about 800m in a straight line into Nonsuch park and the Mansion House.


Parking for disabled people only is available adjacent to the Mansion House.  In order to comply with Epsom Council and in consideration of other park users, no runners or supporters are allowed to park in the Mansion House car park.  We have secured this venue based on this parking rule being complied with, allowing other park users easy access to the park.


Nonsuch Park is within a ten minute walk of Cheam train station.  

The Park is accessible to pedestrians from the main entrances off London Road and Ewell Road, Blue Gates, Beaufort Way, the public footpath off Holmwood Road, which leads across Warren Farm to Nonesuch Park.  There is other street parking available in these areas. 


Course 

The race start/finish is approximately 150m from the Mansion House Café. Map attached. Recommended footwear will be off road shoes/spikes. 

The routes are comprised of mixed terrain of short grass and park/wooded trails.  The route will be marked with flags  and there will be marshals at key junctions.  

We will be sharing the park and runners are requested to respect fellow users and take care as appropriate.  Please be friendly, check the area your club used  for litter and other belongings. Please leave the area clean and tidy.   We have permission to use this location based on our assurances that we will be polite to other park users, Epsom council will take complaints very seriously and we may jeopardize the use of this venue for in the future.


Changing/toilets 

Please note there are no changing facilities within the park.  There are toilets within the park café (150m from the start) and in Cheam park Café, Car parking & access through Tudor Drive (SM4) off B279.  Any belongings are left at your own risk.  E & E hold no responsibility if any is damaged or stolen. 


Please check website for up to the minute instructions.


First Aid/ Hospitals

There will be a first aider by the Finish funnel, contactable by marshals on the course via mobiles. 

A defibrillator is available in the Nonsuch Café

The nearest hospital in Epsom general, Dorking Rd, Epsom KT18 7EG. 01372 735735 


Results schedule

Provisional results will be compiled following the race and will be posted on the Surrey League website These will be provisional and subject to change.  Final results will be updated accordingly on the website.