Surrey League XC Match - 13th October 2018


Our First Surrey League XC Match of the Season!

Please confirm your availability to Bruce at


Surrey League Div 3 and 4 XC Match 1

Hosted by Collingwood AC and Tadworth AC. UKA permit 68:18

3:00pm  – 4.85 miles

Changing/Toilets: there are no changing facilities but toilets are available at the Collingwood HQ, Croygas Sports and Social Club, Mollison Drive, Wallington SM6 9BY - approximately 2 minutes walk from the start.

Parking: There is uncontrolled parking on most local side roads, eg those highlighted on the map on p3 – Link Lane, Hannibal Way (except the final 100m), and Imperial Way. All these are within 1 – 3 minutes walk of the start. NB there is no right turn into Mollison Drive from Stafford Road, approaching from Wallington, and Link Lane is one way at either end. Link Lane can only be accessed from Redford Avenue via Mollison Drive or Stafford Road.

Public Transport: the nearest rail station is Waddon. Buses 154, 157, S4, 455. The 157 bus stops on Stafford Road, and all others on Mollison Drive.

First Aid: there will be a qualified first-aid provider present.

A & E: the nearest hospitals with an A & E service are (1) Mayday Hospital, Mayday Road, Croydon (020 – 8401 – 3000), (2) St Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton (020 – 8296 – 2000).

Course: all grass/trails, suitable for road/trail shoes or spikes. There are some exposed tree roots, overhanging branches and rutted sections. Some parts may become muddy or waterlogged in the event of rain. The course is 2 laps, 4.8 to 4.9 miles. The start/finish is accessible by footpath from Mollison Drive, or Hannibal Way/Imperial Way.

Streetmap reference:,163681&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=587&ax=530658&ay=163681&lm=0 (The arrow shows the start/finish location)

Numbers/Declarations: Guests/non-scorers should wear a “X” on their backs. Make team declarations using the Surrey League online system. Paper declaration sheets will be available for last minute changes that you may be unable to make online.

Refreshments: There is a café in Mellows Park, Stafford Road, about 5 mins walk from the start. They also have toilets and there is a small car park.,164033&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=639&ax=530029&ay=164033&lm=0

Please be considerate and courteous to other users of the downs.

Results will be produced on the Surrey League website as soon as possible after the event. For any queries please contact them direct.

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