Westbury White Horse
About 9½ miles
Start from Upavon: Ordnance Survey reference SU 130 542 [OS Map 130]
Route - (Select Satellite view) and here is a Word File for easy printing (thanks to Carl Zalek)
This is the A342.
The road leading to the Shooting Club.
Run up this hill
On the left can be seen the bike racing tracks.
Continue up the hill
past the turning on the left to the Shooting Club.
This hill seems to go on for ever!
but it does level out eventually. On the right
can be seen the Alton Barnes White Horse.
Continue along the road ...
... in the distance you
will see a control hut.
Here you enter the military zone.
Do not stray from the roads.
Turn right ...
... on to an unmade road.
On your left is the Salisbury Plain military ground which is forbidden territory.
Follow this road
up and down
(it has many potholes)
after 3 miles,
a well known picnic area
This is a good point to view the runners.
Continue along this track for a further five miles before reaching the end of this leg which is just before the A360 at Gore Cross Farm.
Gore Cross. The end of this stage.
Stop! This is a major road
This year there will not be a water point at Redhorn Hill as teams are requested to hydrate the runners themselves.
Run another virtual stage