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Venue details
Venue: Burbage Common, Leicestershire

Postcode: LE10 3DD

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The course is a 1 mile lap, with a smaller loop of Ĺ mile. The course is over parkland and flat, BUT can be very wet under foot and demanding. Please try to be there in time to walk / jog course prior to your race.

For those of you that like to watch, this is an extremely spectator friendly course. There is parking on the site, toilets are available at the overflow car park 200yds from the start. Refreshments are also available at the visitor centre.

From M6 North and South
So as to avoid going through Nuneaton town centre exit at junction 2, take the M69 towards Leicester and come off at junction 1 first exit (note there is no exit off the M69 at junction 2) at the island take the first turning off A5 Nuneaton, follow this road to the third island approx 2 miles, then at the third island take the second exit off A47, follow this road over three islands, after the third you will pass a Morrisons store on your right, carry on along this road to a set of traffic lights go straight over to the island at the bottom of the hill, here take the third exit off, after about 300yds there is a lay by on the left. Parking is in the main car park, or the overflow about 200yds past the main car park on the right

From A5 coming north
Carry on until you hit the M69 Island but carry on the A5 then follow as from M6.

From A5 coming south
Do not take any turns to Nuneaton, carry on until you come to a set of traffic lights with the long shoot pub on the right do not turn here but carry on to island and take the first exit signposted A47 and follow as above

From M1 junc 21
Take the M69 come off at the first junction you come to (junc2) at the island take the second exit off follow this road into Burbage (ignore the sign for Burbage Common by the garage) keep following this road through two sets off traffic lights, at the third a T junction turn right. To get to the college take the first turn right and follow down to the college, to get to the course donít turn right but carry on down a hill and past the golf club and turn into the lay by on the right and follow the road to the car park.

For more details contact Nick Wilson on
Evenings 01455239397
Mobile 07881700162
Email nick-wilson@live.co.uk

Problems on the day please ring the mobile number above PS have a good run.

For those who would like to check a route themselves the postcode for the visitor centre is LE10 3DD