Date: 13th June 2017
Start Time: 19:45
Race HQ: Foxton Locks Top Car Park(off Gumley Road), LE16 7RA
You can download an entry form here.
The Harborough 5 is a one lap 5 mile country road race set in the heart of South Leicestershire near Foxton Locks. This race is part of the East Midlands Grand Prix Series (Race 6/8).
The course starts off from the top car park near Foxton Locks (Off Gumley Road) on a 400 meter loop (off road, grass) before turning left onto Gumley Road and over the canal, continuing over undulating road towards Lubenham and then turning left and climbing towards Foxton Primary School (the 1.5 miles you will remember the most) before turning left for a downhill finish back into the car park for a final 400 meter loop.
There will be limited toilet and changing facilities and no showers.
The Registration Desk is in the marque beside the car parking. There will be no need to register if you have entered by post and already have a number for the Grand-Prix Series. Entry fee is £7/£9 unattached (£10/£12 on the night) with cheques payable to Harborough Athletic Club.
Please send entries to:
15 Pytchley Way
Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope (No SAE = no entry).
The closing date for postal entries: 6th June 2017.
From Market Harborough: Head west along the A4304 towards Lutterworth. At Lubenham, turn right towards Foxton and after 1.5 miles at “T” junction adjacent to Foxton Primary School take the left turn towards Foxton. After 150 m turn left at the small cemetery then after approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.
From Lutterworth: Head east towards Market Harborough on the A4304. Turn left in Lubenham towards Foxton. After 1.5 miles at “T” junction adjacent to Foxton Primary School take the left turn towards Foxton. After 150 m turn left at the small cemetery then after approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.
From Leicester: Follow the A6 towards Market Harborough. Turn right at the roundabout at the start of the A6 Market Harborough bypass. Up the long hill towards Market Harborough. Turn right at the first cross roads towards Foxton. Drive past the Gartree Prison entrance then pass the Foxton Primary School on your right and pass the first turn on the left until you reach the small cemetery where you turn left onto Gumley Road. After approx a half mile turn left into the Foxton Locks top car park.