TT Courses

Tannery (New Course) 10 Miles (Unregistered)

START  and parking at Free Church, Battisford (results and refreshments @Battisford Punch Bowl PH) (race HQ). Take first left after turn to Ringshall, signed Moats Tye/Combs and proceed towards Stowmarket. Turn left at ‘T’ junction (with care). Proceed towards Battisford.   Pass the Start and retrace course to finish 1/4 mile short of START adjacent field hard standing prior to Battisford 30mph limit inline with footpath sign.

Course record Male – 19th June 2018 Ross Fawcett Pedal Power RT 00:21.04
Female – 4th July 2017 Verity Smith SDCC 00:24:09

Crowfield Circuit (CTT Course No. B10/32) – 10 miles

START at southernmost white post at entrance to water tower at Crowfield going towards Hemingstone. Take second left (1.8 miles), WITH CARE onto Gosbeck road and continue north through Gosbeck to junction with B1077, where bear left past Framsden Windmill to junction with A1120. Turn left and continue to Pettaugh, where turn left onto Crowfield road continue to FINISH approx. 100 yds past Rose PH, in line with yellow hydrant on opposite side of road at entrance to New Hall. (Signing-on & parking at Crowfield Village Hall)

Best way to cycle to the start is to Turn Right out of hall car park, then take the first turn right towards Gosbeck to start directly below water tower. No warming up on the course direction once the event has started

Course record:  Male – Ross Fawcett (Pedal Power RT) 21:04 (2nd Jun 2018)
Female – Becky Johnson (Stowmarket & District CC) 24:12 (15th May 2018)

Henley Circuit two laps of 5 mile course (Revised 10 miles)

Revised measured 10 mile course now starts at end of Clay Lane approx 1 mile north of Henley Cross Keys,
at the junction of Ashbocking Rd. Proceed  to junction with B1078. Turn Sharp left towards Hemmingstone. At Hemingstone, turn left onto un-numbered road signed “Henley 2”. Proceed south through to Henley .Turn left at Five-ways cross-roads. Proceed past Henley School. End of lap one at the top of the hill (Henley Square). Complete another circuit as above and finish at top of the hill adjacent to farm gateway on L/H side of the road. (Signing-on and parking in Henley Community Centre car-park.

Course risk assessment

Course Record Male – Andy Proffitt (IBC) 21:42 14th Jul 2020
Female – Claire Weller (Ipswich Tri Club) 24:19 21st Jul 2020

Henley Circuit 1 lap of 5 mile course – 5 miles

As above but the finish is at the middle telegraph pole between the last house in Henley Square and the start. About 1km after the 10 mile finish.

Course Record Male – Joe Spaulding (Ipswich BC) 11:03 29/8/18

Female – Verity Smith (Stowmarket & District CC) 12:34 23/08/16

Raydon Course – 10 miles (unregistered)

The start is on Chattisham Road approximately 0.3 miles before the Chattisham village and 30mph sign. There is a public footpath and a small footbridge at the left hand side of the road.
Proceed towards Chattisham village and turn left at the T-junction onto The Street. Follow the road for approximately 1 mile then turn left into the junction which is signposted to Raydon. Remain on this road until the junction with the B1070. Join the B1070 by proceeding straight ahead. After 0.7 miles turn left onto the airfield road signposted to Gt Wenham and Capel St Mary. Continue on this road until the finish in Copdock around 0.3 miles before the T-junction with Elm Lane.
Headquarters will be at Copdock Village Hall which is on London Road and has parking available. To get from the headquarters to the start turn right along London Road (note: this is a dual-carriageway so it will be necessary to use a crossing point over the central reservation) then turn left into Elm Lane. Take the first left into Wenham Road then first right along Saxon Lane to the junction at the end and then turn left onto Chattisham Road. From the headquarters to the start is approximately 1.7 miles. To return to the headquarters after the finish turn right at the T-junction onto Elm Lane. At the next T-junction turn right onto London Road (note: dual-carriageway) and the village hall is on the lefthand side.
There is a short video showing the route available here

Plomesgate courses

10 mile route (B10/9)

START on B1078 approx. 0.5 miles from junction with B1084 near Sudbourne. Proceed on B1078 through Tunstall village. Follow B1069 to roundabout at entrance to former Bentwaters Airbase, where retrace route along B1069 & B1078 past start. Turn left onto B1084 to FINISH approximately 200yards from “Five Crossways” south of Sudbourne village.

5 mile route (a short version of the 10 mile route)

START on B1078 at Tunstall Common 50m before entrance to Peddars Lane track, approx. 150m east of junction with unclassified road to Wantisden. Proceed on B1078 through Tunstall village. Follow B1069 to roundabout at entrance to former Bentwaters Airbase, where  retrace route along B1069 & B1078 to FINISH opposite START
Alternative course for 5 and 10 mile events in case of road works, flooding, etc, beyond Tunstall Common:
A loop to be formed of ~7.2miles starting at the same points for the 10 mile (B10/9) or 5 mile (B5/9) course, i.e.
10 mile start:- START on B1078 approx. 0.25 miles from the junction with B1084 near Sudbourne (at Forestry Commission Track “30”)
5 mile start:-  START on B1078 at Tunstall Common 50m before entrance to Peddars Lane  track, approx. 150m east of junction with unclassified road to Wantisden.
Common section of route:- Turn left at junction  to Wantisden (unclassified road) and continue to T-Junction at Butley (give way to any traffic), where left  on B1084 and continue to junction with B1078, where left and continue to finish at start point.
For the 10, no parking at the start track (only officials).  This is the sign-on point.  Park in other forest entrances along the road, but leave space for emergency vehicles to get into the forest in case of fire.
For the 5, there is parking either side of the road at Tunstall Common and also a little further along the road towards the 10 start.

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