DESFORD STRIDERS INFORMATION SHEET
Race permit no. ARC 17/tbc
Derby Runner Cross Country League – Race 5
Bagworth Heath (LE67 1DL)
Sunday 29th January 2017
Location: Bagworth Heath Woods, Heath Road, Bagworth, Coalville, LE67 1DL.
Directions: From Thornton or Merry Lees, take signs to Bagworth, then Bagworth Heath Woods.
Parking: VERY LIMITED – CAR SHARING ESSENTIAL
Course: On Thornton side of the Heath.
Junior race approx. 10.30am, one or two laps of field depending on age – 1 & 2 Miles
Main race: start 11am (note-all runners will start together-no split start for this race);
Approx 6.5 miles; comprising of two long laps; testing hill on both laps; woodland and grassland tracks; approx 150m of compacted gravel over tarmac bridle path on both laps. Note the route has some very slippy sections.
Footwear: Spikes, or ‘off-road’ shoes would be suitable. Note – there are some sections of gravel track.
Toilets, showers and changing: SiD, Peckleton Lane, Desford LE9 9JU. Approx. 2miles from race, see map.
Results: SiD, Peckleton Lane, Desford LE9 9JU. Approx. 2miles from race, see map overleaf
Contact: Steve Morris, Race Co-Ordinator, 07926 152345
All runners enter at their own risk. The organisers will in no way be held responsible for any loss or damage to property or for any injury incurred.