H25/8: Bentley 25 miles
Start at a point in the lead out onto the A31, from the lay-by on the south side at the start of the Bentley by-pass approximately 800 yards west of The Bull public house on the north side of the A31, 10 yards short of the last road drain at the lay-by exit (western end) Join the A31 (care) and proceed along the Bentley by-pass through Froyle and Neatham to the Holybourne roundabout (Turn) Circle the roundabout (M1, M2, M3) (Check) and take the third exit back onto the A31 to retrace, going through Froyle and along the Bentley by-pass to continue past the Bull to the Farnham roundabout at the junction with the A325 (Turn) Circle the roundabout (M4, M5, M6) (Check) and take the fourth exit back onto the A31 to retrace past the start point (14.294 miles) to go along the Bentley by-pass to the Holybourne roundabout (Turn) Circle the roundabout (M1, M2, M3) (Check) and take the third exit back onto the A31 to retrace, going through Froyle and along the Bentley by-pass to continue past the Bull (24.405 miles) to a point 70 yards beyond the county boundary line and 23 yards beyond the start of a tarmac path on the north side 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 to carry out a traffic count for ALL events and to submit to LWDC with the results.
Course Restrictions: Consult LWDC Secretary.
Course History: Fatal accident during time trial in 2015 involving motor vehicle and competitor. No blame was attached to the competitor. Vehicle driver was subsequently convicted of and imprisioned for causing death by dangerous driving.