Derby Runner XC 7 – 5th March 2017


Location: BATTLEFIELD CENTER, Sutton Cheney, Nuneaton CV13 0AD

Taking the A447 from Coalvile to Hinckley take a right turn to Sutton Cheney
Taking the A447 from Hinckley to Market Bosworth take a left turn to Sutton Cheney

Parking: CAR SHARING ESSENTIAL – There will be strict parking rules and would therefore ask that all runners please allow time to get themselves and their Children if running to the event. We have been granted a designated Car Park and are not allowed into any other areas. Parking will be £2.50 per car and will allow you to stay all day at the centre should you wish to.

Course: The course will be run around the car park area and surrounding woodland and fields.
Junior race approx. 10.30am, one or two laps of field and wood depending on age – 1 & 2 Miles

Main race: start 11am (This will be a split start race so please be aware of this);
Approx 6.5 miles; There will be a small loop out and back around the fields first followed by a long winding lap to include one worn in gravel track followed by muddy trails, woods with wet areas then fields. Note the route has 2 small tarmac sections back up by the car park.
Some of you will have ran this course before as it was the very last race that Malcolm Bassett set out.

Footwear: Spikes, or ‘off-road’ shoes would be suitable (Trainers will be a struggle)

Toilets: These are available within the Center but please be courteous to other visitors.

After Race Venue and results with room for approx 50-70 people at:
Plough – 24 Leicester Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1LS – 8 miles from race event.
Contact: Steve Hatcher, Race Co-Ordinator, 07725 233188

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