Event HQ/Car-Park/Changing-Room: Houghton Village Hall, Houghton, Nr Stockbridge - Grid Ref: 342321. This can be located west of Kings-Somborne, on minor road between Stockbridge, Houghton,and Horsebridge, approximately ¼ mile south of The Boot P.H. and village War Memorial.
NO car-parking at or near Start or Finish points PLEASE.
NO “U” Turns near Start PLEASE.
To reach the start from the HQ, please leave a minimum of 15 minutes to ride, as follows:
From HQ turn right (South) thro’ Houghton Village. Turn left at “T” junction to pass mill and proceed to Horsebridge. At “John o’Gaunt” P.H. turn right and follow lane uphill to “T” Junction with A3057. (Opposite Lodge Cottage). Turn right and proceed south for approximately 1/3 mile to Event Start (approximately 21/2 miles from HQ to Start).
HEADS UP – ACCIDENTS DOWN !!! RIDE SAFE !!! SOTONIA CC WISH YOU A SAFE RIDE !!!
Numbers and notices will be located at The Event HQ at Houghton Village Hall. Please leave sufficient time to leave your transport at the HQ and ride the 21/2 miles to the start. Numbers can be exchanged after your ride, at the HQ for a drink. Refreshments will be available. Results will ONLY be available at the HQ. Please DO NOT stop at the finish, nor contact the timekeepers, your time will be relayed to the HQ, where results will be available.