Summer Progression Route 13

New for 2019

Route is 9.83km (6.11 miles)

  1. Using the bottom gate, left into Lawn Road, right into Rowley Avenue, muster at pedestrian crossing on the Newport Road
  2. cross turn right and left towards the Bowling club, take the footpath to the pool, right over Bagnall’s bridge, left into Castle view, left into North Castle Street, cross Doxey Road with care, onto Isabel Trail, muster at the River Sow bridge
  3. continue down the Isabel Trail muster at the third bridge (Common Road)
  4. just after the bridge take the footpath to Common Road, cross with care by the Farm gate here a choice depending upon the wettness of the ground
    a) (dry ground)under the railing take the lower path diagonally across the common, through the old hedge to the corner of the field, stile, into North Avenue, muster at Holmcroft Road lights
    b) (wet ground) follow the gravel road to Stone Road, turn right and muster at the lights on Holmcroft Road
  5. cross the Stone Road (same route as Stafford Half) on Holmcroft Road, take left into Young Avenue, right into Charles Cotton St, right into Alliance St, left into Izaak Walton St, down foot path, muster at junction with Isabel Trail
  6. right down Isabel Trail, just after the Sow River bridge take footpath on left following river bank, cross Doxey Road using the pedestrian crossing, follow river bank through the park, left at the T junction onto Mill Bank, right into Bridge Street, muster at Newport Road lights
  7. cross past the old cinema into Bailey Street, into Wolverhampton Road, over the railway, right into Crescent Road, left into St John’s Road, right into Mary Rand Close and into the park by the side gate


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