- Registration opens: 6:00 pm closes: 7:00 pm
- Starts from: 6:00 pm
Second in a series of low key local Wednesday evening events, in and around Tyneside, with a league to encourage participation and competition. Courses suitable for beginners and the more experienced wanting some training competition.
Travel: Location map Car: From Scotswood Road A695 westbound, pass car showrooms (Fiat/Jeep/Alfa-Romeo on the left, Honda on the right). Pass the immediate lights. At the next traffic lights turn right (turning lane) into Whitehouse Rd. Road curves left. Park boundary is c.150 metres on the right, just after the second junction on the right.
From Scotswood Road eastbound: After Scotswood Bridge roundabout follow road past the long, long, ex-Vickers works on the right. At the top of a short steep slope (blue overbridge), turn left at the traffic lights into Whitehouse Rd., then as above.
From Armstrong Road: look for the former St Josephs RC large dark red church. Turn south along the west side of the church (South Benwell Road) down the steep hill (park is on the right).
Bus: Stagecoach No.1 (Slatyford) bus travels along Armstrong Rd. In either direction. Look for St Joseph’s on the south side of the road and get off at the next stop. Walk back to the church & down South Benwell Road as above.
Parking: Roadside with consideration. ///dime.jacket.slips
Registration/Start/Finish: all in Whitehouse Rd. at the south entrance to Hodgkin Park.
Yellow (1.5 – 2.0 km.) ~ Orange (2.0 – 3.0 km.) ~ Long Orange (3.5 – 5.0 km.)
Maps ands Controls
Sites will be marked with a miniature O sign and orange tape secured with a clothes peg. Markers will have a code letter in permanent marker to be written on the control card. Carry a pen.
Electronic timing will be used for start and finish. All runners will be issued with a loan dibber which will be downloaded off site. Timing tickets will be issued at download.
100 points for the winner of each course, 99 for second, 98 for third etc. Anyone running in a course above their class will get a bonus of 5 points (10 for 2 courses above) and, likewise, anyone running a course below their class will be docked 5 points (10 for 2 courses below).
Fees: Senior £4.00 Junior £2.00 Family £4.00. Correct payment, please.
Apologies for the location map error.
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