HCC202a: Longwick-Thame 10 miles
By: G. Wright
Start in the apex of Longwick layby at the eastern entrance, and approximately 127 yards before the Dept of Transport 30 mph de-restriction signs at the entrance to Longwick village. Proceed through Longwick village, over the pedestrian crossing to the “Sportsman” roundabout (M1) with the B4009 1.10 miles. Turn around the roundabout and take the 4th exit still on the A4129 and retrace through Longwick Village. Continue on the A4129 past the start point 2.2 miles. Continue on the A4129 through Kingsey village to the roundabout junction with the Thame ring road (A4129) and the B4012 (M2). 6.35 miles. Turn around the roundabout and take the 4th exit (ignoring a track into the Thame Show ground) to retrace on the A4129. Proceed via Kingsey village to finish at a point by the grass verge 32 yards short of telegraph pole number DP651 which is on the opposite side of the A4129, and 32 yards after the Department of Transport ‘cross roads’ signs positioned on both sides of the A4129. 10 miles.
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.
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: This course and minor variations have been used for some 25 years on a very regular basis during each season for club time trials.