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.

CTT-Risk-Assessment-form-Battisford-10

Course record Male – 28th June 2022 Ross Fawcett Orwell Velo 00:20:59
Female – 6th June 2022 Becky Ridge TPH 00:23:52

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 Gosbeck Village Hall)

Best way to cycle to the start is to Turn Right out of hall car park and then immediately left, follow the back road to turn right towards Crowfield 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. Parking and signing on is at Henley Community Centre. Please park on the left as soon as you enter the car park and avoid parking near to the community centre entrance.

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 – Ross Fawcett (Orwell Velo) 10:53 30/3/21

Female – Becky Ridge (TPH) 12:30 30/3/21

Copdock-Chattisham-Raydon-Wenham Course – 10 miles (unregistered)

The start is on Chattisham Road approximately 220m from the junction of Hollow Road and Saxon Lane. 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 approaching Copdock around 150m before the junction with Saxon Lane to the left.

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 Hollow Road/Chattisham Road. From the headquarters to the start is approximately 1.2 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.

Risk assesment and course map -> Wolsey Road Club 10TT Risk Assessment-May 14 2021
There is a short video showing the route available here https://youtu.be/STtGTNHD5Z0

Course Records
Male – Arthur Hitchen (Orwell Velo) 21:53 13th Jul 2021
Female – Becky Ridge (TPH) 24:43 13th Jul 2021

Tattingstone-Stutton-Holbrook-Freston course

START on White Horse Hill, Tattingstone at end of bus stop.  Proceed along White Horse Hill in the direction of A137 for 0.7 miles.  TURN LEFT onto A137 in the forward direction of Tattingstone.  Proceed along A137 towards Tattingstone and TURN LEFT onto Stutton Lane (3.2 miles).  Continue along Stutton Lane, which turns into Bentley Lane.  At the T-Junction (4.9 miles) TURN LEFT onto B1080 (Manningtree Road) towards Holbrook.  Continue along B1080 until the junction with the B1456 (8.7 miles).  TURN LEFT onto the B1456 towards Freston.  Continue on B1456 and finish approx. centre of the unmade layby on the right immediately after passing under the Orwell Bridge (10 miles). Numbers and parking on Bourne Hill.

Revised 2022 course records

Male – James Potter (Loose Cannon’s Conditioning) 00:21:35 17th May 2022

Female – Becky Ridge (TPH) 00:23:06 31st May 2022

2021 course records

Male – Matt Jacobs (Loose Cannon’s Conditioning) 00:21:29 1st Jun 2021

Female – Clare Weller (Triharder) 00:23:26 1st Jun 2021

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.

Course Records
Male – Lloyd Chapman (Loose Cannon’s Conditioning) 00:20:13
Female – Becky Ridge (TPH) 00:24:05 12th Aug 2021

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
Course records
Male – James Young Plomesgate CC 20th Aug 2020 – 00:10:13
Female – Mathilde Pauls 1904RT 27th Aug 2020 & Becky Ridge TPH 19th Aug 2021 – 00:11:38
 
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.
 

25 mile route (B25/2R)

START on B1078 at Tunstall Common approximately 0.5 miles east of junction with unclassified road to Wantisden, and approximately 20 metres west of forest cycle track, opposite “Deer” road sign. Continue on B1078 through Tunstall village (care on left hand bend in centre of village). Follow B1069 to Bentwaters roundabout, take 2nd exit onto the A1152 and through Eyke to Bromeswell. In Bromeswell turn left onto the B1084. Proceed through Rendlesham Forest to Butley. At bottom of hill turn left at Wantisden Corner onto unclassified road to Tunstall. At Tunstall Common turn left onto B1078 to begin second circuit. At end of second lap FINISH on unclassified road from Wantisden to Tunstall Common approximately 300 metres before junction with B1078 adjacent to small tree, opposite grass “lay-by” and in line of sight with Tunstall Church.
 

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