Metropolitan League: Saturday, 18 December

Race CANCELLED

Date:

18 December 2010

Venue:

Fairlands Valley, Stevenage

Race Headquarters:

                Sailing Centre

Fairlands Valley Park

                                        Six Hills Way

                                        Stevenage

                                        Herts

                                        SG2 0BL

Changing facilities:

Yes at Sailing Centre - ONLY OPEN UNTIL 16:30

Showers:

Yes - ONLY OPEN UNTIL 16:30

Course Location:

South Side Fairlands Valley Park - map reference below.

HQ to Course walk time:

6 minutes

Course Description:

Start and finish on grass field, remainder undulating, parkland and woodland course suitable for spikes.

Public Transport:

Stevenage Station (Main Line from Kings Cross) 1¾ mile walk or Bus 14 (stop F) or Bus 178 (stop E) from Stevenage Bus Station to Shephall (nr. Six Hills Way) 

Parking:

The nearest car park is off Six Hills Way, signposted Sailing Centre.
There is another car park off Shephall View, a one-way street accessed from Colestrete. This is only a short walk across the park to the HQ/Start.

Directions from major roads:

Leave the A1(M) at Junction 7, A602 to Stevenage. Follow the A602, Broadhall Way to the second roundabout. Turn left onto Monkswood Way and go to next roundabout. Turn right onto Six Hills Way and follow for almost 1 mile. Turn left into Park, signposted Sailing Centre.
Fairlands Valley is well signposted (brown signs) throughout Stevenage.

Timetable:

1.15pm

3,000m

Under 13 Boys

1.17pm

3,000m

Under 13 Girls

Not before 1.35pm

4,000m

Under 17 Men/Under 15 Boys

*Not before 1.37pm

4,000m

Under 17 Women/Under 15 Girls

Not before 1.55pm

6,000m

Senior/Veteran/Under 20 Women

Not before 2.35pm

8,000m

Senior/Veteran/Under 20 Men

Other information:

* Under 17 Women/Under 15 Girls race likely to start at least 5 mins after U17 Men/Under 15 Boys race to avoid confusion at the loop.

Runners should not wear I Pods/Walkmans when competing, as they are not allowed on safety grounds.

See also www.metleague.co.uk/fixtures.html#fixture3

Map on www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=525424&y=224116&z=0&sv=SG2+0BL&st=2&pc=SG2+0BL&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf

Malcolm French - MalcolmFrench@aol.com

Submitted: 12 December 2010

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