Club Night Route 8.1m M/T Nom Carpenters

Turn left out of the Rowing Club and run along the left-hand side of the canoe lake as far as the roundabout. Cross the main road carefully and take West Hill Road, staying on the right-hand pavement.
Take the second right down Park Road, at the bottom of the hill turn left into St John’s Wood Road and run all the way to the end.
Turn left and go up St Johns Hill, crossing over, then take the first right into High Street (1 mile), which becomes Cross Street.
At the end of Cross Street turn right into Slade Road, keep following it when it turns into a footpath that runs alongside the railway.
On reaching Smallbrook Lane and taking great care turn right onto the road and cross to the Left hand side when able, head towards Smallbrook stadium.
About 150m before the Smallbrook mini-roundabout and just after the builders yard (2 mile), turn left down the footpath that goes around the back of the Smallbrook stadium. (footpath may be overgrown! If it is, carry on up the road then left at the mini-roundabout)
Run along the back of the Smallbrook stadium building into the main carpark, take the foot path opposite (by the skip & mobile home), then left onto Ashey Road.
Take the first left off Ashey Road down a track that then crosses the railway, at the top of the field after the crossing turn right and run down to a farm yard.
On exiting the farm yard turn left and follow the foot path up hill and alongside the woods (3 mile). After going through the gate at the top of the hill, keep going straight on for 3 fields, then turn left (by the start of the woods) and down to the duck pond. (Part of the RH cross country course)
Turn right along Harding Shute, then left down the footpath opposite the farm buildings, and through ‘Screaming Woman Woods’. (4 miles)
On exiting the woods turn immediately left, follow the track which will come out at the railway bridge just before the junction to St Helens, taking great care turn left on the road, then right along Carpenters Road.
300m past Oasis, take the gravel track on the left at the bend in the road to Hill Farm (5 miles), following the footpath north through the farm buildings.
As the footpath cross roads turn left along the gravel track, turn right when you come to a footpath T junction (6.2 miles), then take the footpath to the left around the side of the golf course.
The footpath comes out onto the main road just before Tescos, turn right staying on the verge on the right-hand side. (7 mile)
Continue and cross the Tesco approach road safely then to Westridge Cross traffic lights, cross Bullen Road, down Malborough Road to the roundabout.
Cross over Appley Road and go down Appley Lane to the bottom and finish outside the Club.