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Willow Miner Trail Race

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Route description
Route description

The course covers 5.7 miles of beautiful trail through woodland and nature reserve, those returning to the race can witness how the woodland trust has grown and matured since the inception of the event.  After a winding start through Houghall woods, the course drops into the undulating section of the Durham Woodland Trust, climbing up to views over the River Wear and Croxdale Woods before descending to wildflower meadows and around to the Willow Lady.  A singletrack section along the bank of the River Wear leads to a climb up towards the Willow Miner, before traversing back to Houghall Woods and the finish.  The route will be fully marked and marshalled.

Logistics and schedule

Registration, start and finish have moved from the football field to the farm at Houghall College.  This will be signposted and marshalled from the car park.  The specific start arrangements will be confirmed closer to the race date in accordance with current government guidance but we hope to be able to provide a mass start.

How to get there

Unnamed Road, Durham DH1 3SQ, UK

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Sat 17th Jul 2021
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