This event is being run on the M9 course.START at telegraph pole 103 in narrow lay-by just south of the Three Horse Shoes pub, Pithouse Lane, Leamside situated between West Rainton and Great Lumley. Proceed north to turn left on to minor road in the direction of Great Lumley. Continue west over the A1(M) to Great Lumley to turn left onto Cocken Lane at the village school. Proceed south to the T-junction with the minor Cocken Road at Finchale Cottage. Left and east on minor Cocken Road to cross over the A1(M) to the T-junction with the minor Pithouse Lane. Turn left on to minor Pithouse Lane and proceed north to the starting point and the completion of one circuit. Repeat the circuit to FINISH at the starting point.