Average speed camera are now installed on the A614 and the speed limit has been reduced to 50mph.
From the North:
At Junction 2 of the M18 take A1(M) south, on to A1. Take the A614 through Ollerton, past Rufford Country Park on left. Entrance to venue on right, organiser signs should be posted.
From the South A1:
Follow the A1 north towards Newark on Trent. Take A617 towards Mansfield. At the White Post Farm roundabout take A614 north towards Ollerton. Entrance to the venue is on the left, organiser signs should be posted.
From the South M1:
Follow the M1 north to Junction 19. Follow the A617 through Mansfield towards Newark on Trent. At the White Post Farm roundabout take A614 north towards Ollerton. Entrance to the venue is on the left, organiser signs should be posted.
SHCGB / BSHRA
The event lies two miles west of the A614 on the B6030.
From the A1:
Take the A614 through Ollerton, turn right on to the B6030, to Mansfield, two miles south of Ollerton roundabout. Follow the brown tourist signs for Sherwood Pines Park. forest closed to the public from 4pm, the gates will be locked to all at 5pm.
From A1 North:
At Junction 2 of the M18 take A1(M) south, on to A1. Take the A614 through Ollerton towards Nottingham. After roundabout at Ollerton follow A614 for approximately 3 miles, turn right info forest opposite the sign for Eakring.
From A1 South:
Leave at Newark. Take A616/617 towards Mansfield. At roundabout take A614 north towards Doncaster. After approximately 2 miles turn left into the forest opposite sign for Eakring.
Leave at Junction 28. Take A38 to Mansfield then A617 towards Newark. At roundabout junction with A614 take A614 towards Doncaster. After approximately 2 miles turn left into forest opposite sign for Eakring.
Course One Description:
Hard-packed forestry trails with some grass sections, weather permitting. The course is undulating with no major hills, and very interesting for both dogs and mushers. Dog boots should not be required, but please come prepared.
Usual forest trails. Little hills, fast runs.The course will proabably follow the same route as last year.
Course Two Description:
Surfaces are of grass, dirt or packed sand.
Exact distances will be dictated by weather conditions over the race weekend.
Sherwood Forest is a popular area with members of the public for walking dogs and also with mountain bikers. Normal courtesy towards members of the public will be appreciated.
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