Wed 14 August, 2019Near: Farnborough Level of event: Activity
Type of event: Training
Type of event: Training
Training open to all club members. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult when urban based.
Trackside along the Old Guildford Road , nearest postcode GU16 6PH. Approach from the west (Frimley Green) end of Old Guildford Road, as this is tarmac; the east (Tunnel Hill) end is very rough unmade road and often blocked by fly tipping. (Note also that the railway bridge at the end of Deepcut Bridge Road is still very likely to be closed, so if travelling from the north you may have to detour via Frimley Green.) Park near the end of the tarmac section, which is about 700m after you turn off the B3012, there is plenty of trackside parking, please make sure that your car is completely clear of the road and not blocking any gates. I will be set up a couple of hundred meters east of where the tarmac ends at SU903558, there is little usable parking beyond this point.
One course of 4.3km, with around 200m of climb, although there will be a shortcut to halve this. Bracken is high, but I have tried to avoid the worst bits and also the areas of nasty brashings left by the foresters.
It is flags only, so time yourself. Maps are on plain paper so bring a bag if you have one.
Free to club members; £2 for others
Starts will be from 18.15 and I will collect the flags at 20.00
Organiser: Keith Belsey
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