The next league race is being hosted by RSCAC with Birchfield Harriers on the 16th January at Walsall Arboretum. A big thank you to all those who have offered to support the race as volunteers, information will be sent out to you in the next couple of days.

All athletes please ensure you liaise with your coaches for the agreed meeting times to walk the course. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BRING YOUR NUMBER, CLUB VEST AND PINS. Race times are given along with details of the course on the map below. Please note the site is currently very wet so the course may be subject to slight changes if necessary, this will be decided a couple of days before the event. Based on ground conditions long spikes may be needed (12/15mm). Also below are direction for the event.

Walsall Arboretum main carpark for the race is accessed from Broadway north (A4148) and is next to the Grange Playhouse. The post code is WS1 2QB. From junction 7 M6 head North down the A34 towards Walsall on reaching the A4148 in 2.4 km. Turn right along the A4148 to the post code (1.3km) the entrance is on the right. From J10 M6 head East along the Bescot Rd towards Walsall, at the first island take the 3rd exit along the A4148 for 4.2
km. to your destination.


There is a large public carpark with hard surfacing, you will see the course in front of you if you stand with the public works depot on your right hand side. The tent area is approx. 300m. away

There is on street parking in the vicinity but please don’t park on Broadway North or on the large grass areas in front of the houses in Sutton road as these belong to the house owners and will jeopardise our chances of repeat events.


The start finish area is quite close together so please follow guidance to avoid congestion at the finish.

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