Date: Wednesday 16th August 2017
Start Time: 7.15pm
The route is the same a previous years, it is approximately 4.4 miles long and consists of 3 laps. Running is mostly on the grass and on footpaths so there should be very little mud (despite all the rain!). The race will start and finish near the clubhouse a shown on the course map.
Toilets and changing facilities are available in the clubhouse. There is also a restaurant and bar on site in the clubhouse.
IBM, Hursley House, Hursley Park Road, SO21 2JN
Directions by car:
Leave M3 at junction 12, signposted A335 Eastleigh (N) At roundabout take exit signposted to Chandlers Ford and Otterbourne.
Proceed for 200 metres and at mini-roundabout, turn right down Otterbourne Hill towards Otterbourne and follow this road northward for just over a mile.
At the junction just after the petrol station, turn left at the mini-roundabout down Poles Lane signposted Hursley.
Follow Poles Lane for 2.5 miles and at the junction with the A3090 signposted Winchester (part time traffic lights), proceed straight over into unmarked entrance to Hursley Park (note tree with stone circular seat).
The two entrances into IBM are either side of Hursley village-to the north when approaching from Winchester , to the south from all other directions.
Please use the Southern entrance.
Please follow the signs to car parking within the IBM grounds (labelled Deep South Car Park on map).
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE POSTING OF RACE FLYERS ON CARS IS NOT PERMITTED BY IBM.
IBM Hursley is approximately 15 minutes by taxi from Winchester Station.
A bus service runs from Winchester, via Hursley to Romsey. The number 66 bus (labelled Romsey) leaves the Winchester bus station hourly (approx) and it takes about 20 minutes to reach Hursley village. On alighting at the Hursley village Post Office, cross over the road, walk up the path behind the church and then follow signs to IBM reception.