Turn left out of the Rowing Club down the left-hand side of the canoe lake, along the Esplanade and passed the Bus station.
Continue to the Prince Consort (1mile) and then run up St. Thomas’s St. as far as Spencer Road.
Turn right into Spencer Road and run its full length, passing through the footpath at the end. Then turn right down Ladies Walk which runs along the side of the golf course.
About 300m down Ladies Walk turn left (90 degrees) and take the foot path across the golf course. (2 mile)
Turn left as you exit the footpath onto Brookfield Gardens, and then down the smaller lane at the staggered cross roads at the end of the road.
This comes out at the mini-roundabout on Binstead Road, cross straight over with care, and run along Ringwood Road.
As this turns into Binstead Lodge Road and starts to rise again after the dip, take the footpath on the left, which is tucked behind the 2nd house.
Follow this footpath for about 450m, at Hillrise Avenue take the footpath on the other side of the road.
About 100m after crossing Hillrise Avenue, follow the footpath as it bears right and climbs, bearing left at the wooden bench and follow the main path for another 250m.
Turn left on Play Lane (larger gravel track), half way up killer hill take the footpath on the right (3 mile) and turn left on Salter’s Road.
At the end of the road turn left, taking the 2nd right into Bettesworth Road past Haylands School, turn right then 2nd left into Rosemary Lane, which becomes a gravel track and crosses the railway. (4 miles)
After crossing the railway, follow the footpath straight ahead up the side of the industrial park, then turn left when it comes out on Great Preston Road.
Follow the road around to the top of St Johns Hill, which becomes Alexandra Road, turn right into Appley Road and then left down Appley Lane just after the mini-roundabout (5 miles), finishing at the Rowing Club.