Winter routes

The road running section of the club uses variations of three standard training routes for its Thursday evening runs at 7pm from Newbury Rugby Club, Monks Lane. There is a long (approx. 10 miles) and short (approx. 7.5 miles) version of each route and these are detailed below together with links to on-line maps of the routes.

The table at the bottom of the page provides information on which route will be followed each week.

Route 1: Racecourse – Long route 9.2 miles; Short route 7.4 miles

Start at the Rugby Club and onto Monks Lane and through Newbury Retail Park and down New Road then through the Racecourse and to the A4. The shorter group will carry along the A4 to Victoria Park then through town and go up Andover Road and back onto Monks Lane to the Rugby Club. The longer group will go up Fir Tree Lane and Waller Drive then onto Kiln Road, then go back along Shaw Road to Victoria Park and through town and up Andover Road and back onto Monks Lane to the Rugby Club.

Route 2: Conifer Crest – Long route 10.3 miles; Short route 7.2 miles

Rugby Club to Monks Lane and along Andover Road to Conifer Crest then Enbourne Street and Essex Street and then down Valley Road, then continue to Enbourne Road and through town to the Clock Tower. The shorter group will along London Road to Victoria Park and out of town and then go up Newtown Road and back onto Monks Lane and back to the Rugby Club. The Longer group will carry along the A4 to Grove Road and to Love Lane and then Victoria Park, then back through town and then up Newtown Road and onto Monks Lane and back to the Rugby Club.

Route 3: Kiln Road –  Long route 10.8 miles; Short route 8.0 miles

Start at the Rugby Club and onto Monks Lane and through Essex Street then down Valley Road to Enbourne Road then through town to the Clock Tower. The shorter group will go along the A4 to Hambridge Road then through the Racecourse and up New Road then onto Burys Bank Road to Monks Lane and back to the Rugby Club. The longer group will go along the A4 to Grove Road then Love Lane and along Kiln Road until Fir Tree Lane, then cross the A4 and then through the Racecourse and go up New Road, then carry along Burys Bank Road to Monks Lane and back to the Rugby Club.

Schedule: January to April 2019 

DateRoute
12th September 2019Route 1: Racecourse
19th September 2019Route 2: Conifer Crest
26th September 2019Route 3: Kiln Road
3rd October 2019Route 1: Racecourse
10th October 2019Route 2: Conifer Crest
17th October 2019Route 3: Kiln Road
24th October 2019Route 1: Racecourse
31st October 2019Route 2: Conifer Crest
7th November 2019Route 3: Kiln Road
14th November 2019Route 1: Racecourse
21st November 2019Route 2: Conifer Crest
28th November 2019Route 3: Kiln Road
5th December 2019Route 1: Racecourse
12th December 2019Route 2: Conifer Crest
19th December 2019Route 3: Kiln Road