H12/8: Bentley-Farnham 12hr Course
By: Rachael Elliott
Start at a point in the lead out from the lay-by on the north side of the A31, approximately 10 yards east of the Chawton roundabout.
START OF MAIN CIRCUIT. Proceed (Care) to join the A31 and proceed eastward along the A31 to the Holybourne roundabout.
3.17 miles - Take the second exit, keeping on the A31, continue via the Bentley by-pass to the Coxbridge roundabout at the junction with the A325.
(Great care needed).
10.038 miles - Circle the roundabout (Check) and take the fourth exit to retrace along the A31 to the Holybourne roundabout. Keep to the LEFT hand
lane at the roundabout.
17.053 - Take the first exit, keeping on the A31, continue ahead to the Chawton roundabout. Circle the roundabout taking the fourth exit, to retrace
along the A31 passing the start point.
20.095 - Proceed (Care) to join the A31 and proceed eastward along the A31 to the Holybourne roundabout. END OF MAIN CIRCUIT
The finishing circuit is from the Holybourne to Coxbridge roundabouts (the section from 3.17 miles to 17.053 miles where riders must circle the Chawton
roundabout rather than continue straight ahead).
Marshals referred to in this course description (M1, M2) etc may be provided solely to indicate the course direction.
They have no role whatsoever in the risk assessment itself.
ORGANISERS OF EVENTS ARE TO CARRY OUT A TRAFFIC COUNT DURING THEIR EVENT AND SUBMIT TO LWDC TOGETHER WITH THE EVENT RESULTS.
Course Restrictions: None
Course History: Fatal accident during time trial in 2015 involving a motor vehicle and a competitor. The vehicle driver was subsequently convicted and imprisoned for causing death by dangerous driving. No blame was attached to the competitor.