Cannock Chase Trig Point Race

12/01/2030 - 11:00
Registration Location: 
Milford Hall Cricket Club on A519 near Brook Lane, Brocton, Stafford, ST17 0UL. GR973204 on OS127
Race Organiser: 
Mercia Fellrunners - Bob Dredge
Total ascent (metres): 
500m (1500ft)
Entry type: 
On-day or pre-register
Entry fee (£'s): 
Pre-entry £10, on-the-day £12
Distance (km): 
27Km (around 16 miles)
Trig Points Race - 2020 route change

Due to Covid-19 this event will not take place in January 2021, maybe later in the year depending on conditions.

NOTE: Route change for 2020 - check the attached map.

Car Park, Registration and race HQ - Milford Hall Cricket Club, Main Road Milford, nr. Stafford, ST17 0UL, 09.40-10.25, with race briefing at start for all at 10.50. Race start 11.00.

Entry – PRE-ENTRY greatly preferred -£10 on attached form, on the day -£12. To cover SI timing, refreshments, (soup and cakes), use of clubhouse and changing facilities. Send pre-entries to 4 Walton Lane, Brocton, ST17 0TT.

NOTE separate entry form for FRA and Non-FRA members-new FRA requirement

Mandatory kit - This is a tough and strenuous challenge not to be undertaken unless you are absolutely sure you can finish in a little over 3 hours. FULL FRA KIT requirements will be applied and implemented-full body cover-waterproof and windproof, Hat, gloves, whistle and a map. -must be worn or carried Specially drawn quality race maps will be available to purchase at the clubhouse (£1). “NO KIT, NO GO” WILL BE ENFORCED.

Course - The start and finish are both a 10-minute walk from the cricket club.

  1. Start- Milford Common (975 210)
  2. Rifle Range (995 180)
  3. Moors Gorse crossing* (drinks point) (025 151)
  4. Castle Ring (043 128)
  5. Brereton Spurs (038 152)
  6. Moors Gorse* (as 3)
  7. Glacial Boulder (980 181)
  8. Finish-Milford Common (975 210)

*There is a 2 minute (maximum) timed out section at both the outward and return road crossing at Moors Gorse recorded through SI timing. Great care is needed when crossing this busy main road. At Brereton you must retrace your route back along the minor road to a suitable point to continue navigating to Moorse Gorse to avoid mountain bike area.

There will be a compulsory withdraw point at the outward refreshments point of Moorse Gorse for anyone who arrives there later that 65 minutes after the race start, and at 2 hrs 10 minutes on return.

Emergency Contact on day 07974 089335

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