Mertopolitan Cross Country League: Sat, 13 Feb - Perivale
Click above for race information.The final fixture in this season’s Metropolitan League is on Saturday, 13 February. The Race Headquarters is the Perivale Community Centre, Horsenden Lane South. There are changing facilities, showers, toilets and refreshments. It’s a 10 minute walk from the race HQ to the start.
The programme begins with the young athletes races at 1.15pm.
The women’s 6km race will start at 1.55pm.
The men’s 5-mile race will start at 2.30pm.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of your race.
The course is on grass and is modestly undulating but not hilly, despite the name of the venue! Spikes or studs are suitable shoes. Race numbers to be collected on the day from the Serpentine team managers, either at the Community Centre or at the start. You will need to run in a Serpentine top.
Travel: the nearest tube is Perivale on the Central Line. Turn right on leaving the station into Horsenden Lane South. The station is 300m from the Perivale Community Centre.
By road from Central London, use the A40. Go under the Hanger Lane Underpass. 800m after this take the slip road on your left. It is opposite the old Hoover Building, now a large Tesco supermarket. At the first set of traffic lights at the end of the slip road, turn right to pass over the A40, then right again into Teinmouth Gardens. At the next set of lights turn left into Horsenden Lane South. There is no parking at the Community Centre. Please leave plenty of travelling time as the A40 is very busy throughout the day.
Submitted: 17 January 2010