Sturminster Newton Permanent course - now open
Information board & start/finish at end of North Dorset Trailway in the Station Road Car Park DT10 1FJ (parking charges apply).
Once it re-opens, you can borrow a map from The Exchange (next to the Co-op) during opening hours, or preferably, download and print your own from the link below.
If you have a smartphone, the course uses the MapRun 6 app (download from: maprunners.weebly.com ) or without a smartphone, use paper & pencil to write down the markers as you find them!
Detailed instructions for the app & the courses can be downloaded below.
There are 3 courses:
Accessible/Short course: (2.0k All controls on paths, but some roads to cross)
Long course: (5.0k includes some unsurfaced trails & roads to cross)
Score course: (Find all 21 controls in ANY order - plan the quickest route!)
We acknowledge support from Public Heath Dorset (North Dorset), Sturminster Newton Town Council, The Blackmore Vale Partnership & Dorset Council in establishing this facility. Also thanks to Chris Spackman for his detailed local knowledge!