H25/2: Handy Cross-Marlow 25 miles
Start on the A404 approximately 0.4 mile south of Handy Cross RAB, in the first lay-by on the east side of the road, at a point at the southern end of the pathway, where the width of the lay-by Starts to decrease, directly opposite a drain. Go south, going straight across (M1 & M2) at the A308/A404 RAB to the junction with the A4, where take the left hand slip road (M3 & M4) to the Maidenhead Thicket RAB. Take third exit (M5, M6 & M7) to join the A4 towards Reading. Go straight ahead at Maidenhead Business Park RAB (M8 & M9) and keep straight-ahead (M10) at the Burchetts Green mini-RAB. Go straight through Knowl Hill and Hare Hatch to the A321 Twyford RAB where go straight across (M11 & M12) and, taking care at the pedestrian lights at Charvil (M13), continue to the Sonning Junction RAB. Circle the RAB (M14, M15 & M16) (Check) and retrace, taking care at the pedestrian lights at Charvil (M13) to go straight across (M11 & M12) at the A321 Twyford RAB and through Hare Hatch and Knowl Hill to the mini-RAB at the Burchetts Green mini RAB, where bear right (M10 & M17) still on the A4 to the Maidenhead Business Park RAB Go straight on (M8 & M9) to the Maidenhead Thicket RAB. Bear left (M18) down slip road to join A423/A404 to the A308 RAB where take second exit (M1 & M2) on A404 to a point 17 yards past the centre of a foot bridge over the road, and 32 yards short of lamp post No 14 where finish.
Marshalls 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.
Traffic Flows: ORGANISERS OF EVENTS IN 2016 ARE REQUESTED TO CARRY OUT A TRAFFIC COUNT DURING THEIR EVENT AND SUBMIT TO LWDC TOGETHER WITH THE EVENT RESULTS.
Course Restrictions: Consult LWDC Secretary.
Course History: None.
Side road junctions, the small junctions or entrances to farms/facilities (garages, cafés etc) that are not mentioned in this risk assessment have been considered, they are not considered significant to pose a risk and therefore have not been noted.