The start is adjacent to the gravel storage compound on the minor road between Tame Bridge and Seamer. The OS reference is NZ 507087 with an approximate postcode of TS9 5NJ.
From the start go northwards to Seamer. Follow the road through the village, taking care going downhill past the King’s Head pub (1.2 miles) as there are normally cars parked on both sides of the road. Be aware also of traffic joining the course from Stainton Road on the right, at the bottom of the dip.
Continue past the wind farm towards Hilton but before reaching it turn left down Middleton Lane (2.7 miles).
Follow this road until the T-junction at Hutton Rudby (5.6 miles) to turn left to climb up Skutterskelfe Bank.
Continue through Skutterskelfe to turn left at Tame Bridge (8.4 miles) to finish about 100 yards before the start.
The total distance is around 8.7 miles.
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