J5/8 Blythe Bridge - Sudbury - Blythe Bridge on A50 (25 miles)
J5/8 - 25 - Miles - 2004 This is to replace J5/7 which has had to be abandoned due to traffic lights
Start At a JS5/8 mark on Uttoxeter Road, Draycote in the Moors, opposite houses 175 & 177 “West View” in the middle of an Iron Field Gate approx 6feet beyond a bus stop. Proceed West to join the A50 at:-
Blythe Bridge 0.784 m 0.784 m Left onto the A50 to:-
McDonalds Island (B5053) 8.588 m 9.372 m Continue on the A50 to:-
A518 Racecourse Island (Travel Inn Island) 0.860 m 10.232 m Continue on the A50 to:-
Slip Road at the junction with the A515 (This is the turn) 3.327 m 13.559 m Left down the slip road to a traffic island take the 3rd exit left under the A50 to the second traffic island take 3 rd exit left to rejoin the A50 and:-
Retrace on the A50 with Care 0.461 m 14.020 m A518 Racecourse (Travel Inn Island) 3.670 m 17.669 m Take 2nd exit left and continue on the A50 to:-
McDonalds Island (B5030) 0.860 m 18.529 m Continue on the A50 to:-
Finish 6.741 m 25.000 m At a JF5/8 mark adjacent to the last grid in the Second lay-by after the lay-by marked with an SOS box (A50 1224A)
If the mark has gone from the road by the time your event takes place I have marked a tree by the boundary fence with yellow paint.
NOTES 1 Maximum of two cars at the start and keep the noise down to a minimum as the start is opposite houses.
1 The finish time keeper will have to travel along the course to McDonalds Island and retrace to find the finish (approx 20 miles).
2 Competitors must not stop at the finish time keeper but must continue to the HQ where their times will be displayed