The course is 400 metres away on the other side of the
River Eden in Rickerby Park. It will be 3 laps of about 5 to 6 miles on a
mainly grass course. There will be one short sharp hill in each lap plus a
couple of short stony sections right next to the river. There are two road
crossings per lap but only a narrow minor road. Suitable for studs or
The course is an alternative to Rickerby and offers a
fairly flat course around the stadium playing fields with a couple of short
embankments to encounter. This course has been used as an alternative to
Rickerby park when there have been problems with the river level or cattle.
Race registration will be held in the Sands Centre,
Carlisle, CA1 1JQ
Post Race Meal
Soup and sandwich in Sands Centre after race.
Directions from south; leave M6 at junction 43 and travel
west towards city centre. Pass the football ground on right and then turn
right at next set of traffic lights. Drive past the new school on your right
and college to left before getting into right hand lane and turn right at
traffic lights. Travel down short stretch of dual carriageway to roundabout.
Take third exit and into Sands Centre car park. Sorry but its 'pay and
display.' Registration and changing can be accessed via main entrance.