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The Longhorn routes
5k: The 5k course starts and finishes at the main starting/finishing line on Cherry Tree Avenue. Follow the road travelling away from Thoresby Hall towards the stone bride. Cross the bridge and bear left to follow the forest path. Emerge from the trees, with the church on your left, turn left to run past the QRNLY Museum. Follow the signs to run through the small village of Perlethorpe and then begin a short climb past the old estate cottages. With the tree line on your left, turn into the forest, and head back to the starting line. Emerge through the trees and loop back 'round the front of Thoresby Hall where you will begin the second lap of the 5k course.
10k, 50k, and 60k: Starting on the road adjacent to Thoresby, athletes will run a short distance downhill towards Cherry Tree Avenue, turning left to join the main route. The first 2k are on tarmac though open countryside. 2k-3.3k is through open woodland. 3.3k-5.5k is through ancient oak woodland, 5.5k-8.5k is a mixture of open woodland and farmland. 8.5k-9.5k takes a route past the lake. 9.5k-10k is across paths close to Thoresby Hall. 50k and 60k Ultra runners will run 5 and 6 laps of the 10k route, respectively.
Half marathon and marathon: The half marathon and marathon route is 2 and 4 laps, respectively, of a 6.55 mile loop. Starting on the tree-lined road facing away from Thoresby Hall, athletes will run towards Stonebridge following the main route. The first 1.5mi are on tarmac through open countryside. 1.5mi-2mi is through open woodland. 2mi-3.5mi is through ancient oak woodland. 3.5mi-5.25mi is a mixture of open woodland and farmland. 5.25mi-5.75mi takes a route past the lake. 5.75mi-6.1mi is across paths close to Thoresby Hall. After lap 1 is completed, athletes turn down the Marathon funnel to follow the same route either 1 more time or 3 more times. The finish line is along Cherry Tree Avenue where you started in front of Thoresby Hall.
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The Longhorn weather forecast
Possible light rain in the afternoon.
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