Author: Race Team

International Update

Here are the top overseas countries in terms of number of people that have entered the London City Race so far (updated 16 July): 1 Norway (19 people) 2= Australia (6) 2= Poland (6) 4= France (5) 4= Italy (5)

London City Race Featured in The Wharf Newspaper

A preview of the London City Race appeared in the most recent edition of The Wharf. Senior reporter Beth Allcock took part in a “mini” orienteering challenge, completing a two control course in Jubilee Park, in the centre of the

DLR to the Start!

London City Race is pleased to announce that competitors on all courses, except the Junior and Children’s courses*, will travel on the famous Docklands Light Railway from the Event Centre at Island Gardens, to the start line near Canary Wharf.

Park Race Series – Sharpen up for the City Race

Need to hone your navigational skills in advance of the London City Race, or want to improve your speed? Then the Park Race Series 2013 is for you. Park Races take place between May and August, on weekday evenings in


CLIF Bar have been a London City Race partner since our first race right back in 2008, and we are happy to confirm that once again they will be supporting the event. Try the free samples of the latest CLIF

The Seven Laws of Urban Orienteering

An excellent article by Mike Edwards is reproduced in the Urban Orienteering blog. “Steady Early, Simplify, Run Smooth Lines, Plan Backwards, Stay in Control, Accept Cards Dealt and Learn from Others”. Read the article for the details about each one.

Entries on all courses!

It’s just over a week since entries opened, and we have entries on every course. The most popular at this early stage are Women’s Open and Men’s Super Vets. Enter now at Photo by Julian Mason on Flickr.

Entries are Open!

The organising team is delighted to announce that entries are now open for the 6th London City Race! To enter, check the list of available courses here, then read the details here and use the entry link at the bottom

Hampstead & St Albans Urban Races – April 2013

If you are looking for an urban orienteering race on the streets of London this spring, maybe to get a feel of the London layout for the London City Race later this year, then there’s a great weekend of urban

Canal & River Trust Supporting the London City Race

The London City Race takes place around numerous locks, docks and waterways on the Isle of Dogs that are owned and managed by the Canal and River Trust (formerly British Waterways). London City Race are grateful for their support.