Summer Routes

The road running section of the club uses a variety of summer mixed terrain training routes for its Thursday evening runs at 7pm from Brown Meadowns, Fifth Road. There is a long (approx. 10 miles) and short (approx. 7.5 miles) version of each route and the schedule is detailed below.

27th June – Summer Route 10/11

4th July – Summer Route 5

11th July – Summer Route 1

18th July – Summer Route 4

25th July – Summer Route 15

Summer Route 1

Fifth Road to Speenmoor Plantations then to the Golf Course and Donninton Castle. The short Group can go down to Oxford Road and through Town and back along the canal to Fifth Road. The Longer Group will carry onto Snelsmoor common and back to Vodaphone HQ to Shaw then through Victoria Park to the canal to Fifth Road.

Summer Route 2

Fifth Road to Speenmoor Plantations then to Bagnor and onto Snelsmoor Common. The shorter Group will do a small loop of the Common while the Longer Group will do a larger loop. Both routes then will go back to Donnington Castle and through the Golf Course to Speenmoor Plantations and back to Fifth Road.

Summer Route 4

Fifth Road to Speenmoor Plantations then cross the A4 to the Vineyard and onto Snake Lane. The Shorter Group will carry on Snake Lane and then to Bagnor and back to Speenmoor Plantations then Fifth Road. The Longer Group will go up to Nice View then down to Bagnor and Speenmoor Plantations and back to Fifth 

Summer Route 5

Fifth Road up Dark Lane to Andover Road then down Warren Road to St Gabriel’s School and up to Newtown Common and back to Greenback Common. The Shorter Group will go back down Monks Lane then Valley Road to Fifth Road. The Longer Group will cross Burys Bank Road and go to the canal and back to Fifth Road.

Summer Route 10/11

Fifth Road and onto the canal to Benham Bridge then through Hampstead Park. The Shorter Group will then go back along the canal to Fifth Road. The Longer Group will carry on to Marsh Benham and Benham Balance then carry along the A4 to Speenmoor Plantations then Fifth Road.

Summer Route 15

Fifth Road to the canal to Hambridge Road and up For Tree Lane. The Shorter Group will go along Kiln Road to Shaw and through Victoria Park and back to Fifth Road. The Longer Group will carry onto Stone Copse then back to Shaw through Victoria Park then Fifth Road.