• Derby Runner XC 6th race – 1st Mar 2015 Details

    Details of the sixth race in the series are

    Holly Hayes X/C Details: Sunday 1st. March 2015

    Derby Runner X/C Series Race No 6

    Organised by Hermitage Harriers R.C.

    SUNDAY 1st. March 2015

    Holly Hayes Wood, Whitwick, Leics

    Staged with the kind permission of Friends of Holly Hayes Wood www.friendsofhollyhayeswood.org.uk

    PERMIT No. ARC 15/tbc

    Same Venue as 2013/14

    MAIN/OFFICIAL MARSHALLED CAR PARKING is at King Edward VII College/Castle Rock High School reached off both Meadow Lane and Warren Hills Road. Use LE67 4BR on Sat Navs.

    Additional street parking along Meadow Lane.

    Please allow 10 minutes walk to the start/finish area from MAIN car parking.

    Thereafter 10 roads in total border the woods/course with direct footpaths leading from 7 of these: Meadow Ln, Abbots Oak Dr, Hilary Cres, Hayes Close, Holly Hayes Rd, St. Bernard’s Rd, Leicester Rd.

    Not an official endorsement ….just telling you what these roads are called. IF you park on these or Rosemary Cres, Peterfield Rd & Tressell Rd then please do NOT block drives or cause inconvenience to residents.

    Grid ref for X/C course (not the car parking) is SK443 154

    If you have equipment to erect then please only do this where indicated in the field where we start/finish. There is a Special Scientific Interest field on the course where this is strictly prohibited.

    No Toilets available.

    Start Times: Juniors 10:30 am Adults 11:00 am

    Course details/footwear: only 2 foot of tarmac per lap, some slightly gravelled paths – otherwise grass, woodland, mud and trail paths with 4 brook crossing for adults.
    Junior (2013/14 course) Under 10’s 1 lap woodland/grass finish (approx. 1 mile), Under 16’s 2 laps
    http://www.fetcheveryone.com/routes-view.php?id=1177689

    Adults (approx. 5.3 miles) – 1 medium trail/grassland lap with 1 brook crossing, followed by 2 large woodland/trail/grass laps with 1 then 2 brook crossings respectively. No hills/gentle undulations.

    Post race event: The Lady Jane Pub, Hall Lane, Whitwick (please only park here after the event if staying for results)

    Contact: Paul Gregory 07779 319179 or Andy Buck 07950 397021

    Please note the following:
    • Course will be marshalled/pegged/posted – please keep to this
    • This is public woodland/grassland – please be courteous to the general public
    • Please take all litter home with you

    Adult loop (as per 2014)

    Categories: XC_2015

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