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Pashley, 27th Jan 18

Near: Eastbourne
Type: SOG (D) 9
Location: Grid ref. TV587979.
Latitude: 50.761697
Longitude: 0.267501
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Directions: From the west use the A259. Go through East Dean and climb onto the Downs, drop down East Dean Road into Eastbourne and at traffic lights at foot of hill turn right onto Summerdown Road. At bottom of Summerdown Road bend right onto Paradise Drove. In 1km turn left into Carlisle Road, immediately turn left into Gaudick Road, Turn right into Trevin Lower Car Park at University of Brighton.

Please note there are only 27 places so careful parking is required. Otherwise there is free on street parking in the vicinity. Car sharing would be helpful.
Public Transport: Nearest rail station is Eastbourne 1km away
Map: 1:7500 Mapped by Chris Hooker 2015 recent updates 2018-01-16
Terrain: Mix of a complex patchwork of grassland, thickets, open woodland and ancient monuments, linked by network of paths. All on undulating scarp slope overlooking Eastbourne and the English Channel. Courses seek to stay away from steepest slopes, but the area provides opportunity to practice use of contours and there are steep ascents/descents.

Note some paths are muddy and given nature of slopes suitable foot wear advisable and if windy and wet runners need to be sure that they will be warm enough.
Facilities: None provided. But there may be toilets and a cafe at the Brighton University. Please change your footwear if you are using these facilities please.
Course info: Blue: 5.7 Green 3.7, Orange 2.6 and Yellow 2Km

Registration: From 9.45am - 10.45am
Online Entry: No
Start: From 10.00am - 11.00am. Courses close 12.30pm
Fees: From 10.00am - 11.00am. Courses close 12.30pm
Planner: Tim Bartlett
Dogs: Yes
Notes: Note that the start and finish areas and registration/download tent are approximately a 200 to 300m walk from the car park. Access is initially along the pavement and then along the South Downs Way Public Bridleway. The route to the start will be taped. Please sue the taped route. It is necessary to cross both Gaudick Road and Paradise Drive. Please take care. Please note start and finish are close to each other. Please download before leaving the Warren and returning to your car.

Last updated by Will Heap on 23rd Nov 16

SPORTident (SI) electronic punching is normally used at all events. Dibbers are available for hire at registration for £1.

Answerphone: 07526-792817 for any changes or in the event of adverse weather

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