Previous routes 2019

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Routes from 2020

Mon 30/12/19 - 6m Staly, Ashy, Duky

This is it, the final group run of the decade (unless you want to count Wormstones fell race - 4m of mostly up, then down from Glossop). Towards Morissons, R meadow Ln, L Lodge Ln immediate R Vicarage Dr, L St John's St, R Oxford Rd, becomes High St then Acres Ln, L Mottram Rd, becomes Stamford St [Effort 1: Market St to lights] bear L, R Ridge Hill Ln, becomes Darnton Rd, [Effort 2: the side of Stamford Park from Astley to Mellor] on on, L Mossley Rd (only go right if heading to Glasgow) R at lights to new road through Ashton, cross to L at Town Hall and L alongside it to Ashton Market, through market and straight on until The Station pub, underpass, R, down steps, R Lwr Wharf St, path alongside Asda, L Cavendish St [Effort 3: from Alma Bridge over the river up to Wharf St lights] King St, past Duki Park then L Pickford Ln [Effort 4: to the top] R Armadale Rd, L Boyds, R Birch, done!

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Mon 23/12/19 - 6m Duki delights

Towards Morrisons, down Crescent Brow, R Whitelands Rd [Effort 1: bend to end] straight on Bayley St, R High St, R Tame St, L Park Rd, bear L Wharf St, over Crescent Rd and King St becomes Charles St [Effort 2: bend to end] R Astley St, Globe, Globe Ln [Effort 3: opp Ryder Trucks to 30mph sign] White Bridge, King St, R Boyds [Effort 4: up to opp phone box], R Birch Ln, iTrain

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Wed 18/12/19 - 6m River and canal by torchlight

Meet Dunkirk Ln SK14 4NL

Be prepared for mud!

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Mon 16/12/19 - 6m Shepley, Guide Bridge, Ashton, Park Rd

Birch Ln towards Morrisons, L Boyds, R King St, L Chapel St, L Astley St cross to R, [Effort 1: from start of roundabout to crest of rail bridge] Globe, R Shepley, Sun Inn, R Guide Ln [Effort 2: Providence St to far end of Brother] Guide Bridge bridge, R Stockport Rd, straight on Trafalgar Sq [Effort 3: Cambridge St to Trafalgar Inn] straight on Victoria St, Hill St, Asda Ashton, R Cavendish St. L Wharf St, over Crescent Rd, bear R Park Rd, over Sandy Ln, R Tame St, R Oxford Rd [Effort 4: from Binns St to James St] L Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 11/12/19 - 10m Ashton, Ikea, The Moss, Audenshaw, Denton, Hyde, Johnsonbrook

Birch Ln towards Morrisons, down Sandy Ln, becomes Clarence St, L Stamford St, R Beaufort Rd, bear L Penny Meadow, R new road through Ashton to Ikea, Lord Sheldon Wy over The Moss to Manchester Rd, sharp L at former Lockwood & Greenwood car sales to Audenshaw Rd, Stamford Rd, R Denton Rd, L L/Cpl Andy Breeze Wy, R Edward St, L Hyde Rd, Broomstairs, L Clark Wy, L Newton St, L Duki Rd, Johnsonbrook Rd, L and straight back.

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Mon 9/12/19 - 6m Newton, Godley, Hyde, Duki Rd

Birch Ln towards Hyde, L Talbot Rd [Effort 1: Cartwright St to mini roundabout] R Victoria St, L Commercial Brow [Effort 2: bottom to far side of M67 bridge] L High St, becomes Sheffield Rd, R Mottram Rd, Morrisons R Clark Wy, R Newton St, L Duki Rd [Effort 3: rail bridge to bus shelter] [Effort 4: Johnsonbrook to Victoria Arms] immediately after pub R, to end, over footbridge to Dewsnap, R and straight back.

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Wed 4/12/19 - Easy peasy

An easy to follow route.

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Mon 2/12/19 - 6m Whitelands, Asda, Guide Bridge, Shepley, Boyds

Towards Morrisons, R Oxford Rd, L Tame St, R Clarence St, L Whitelands [Effort 1: Bend to the end] over to Lwr Wharf St, path alongside Asda, L Cavendish St, over zebra, R then L Hill St, Victoria St, [Effort 2: William St to Cambridge St], Guide Bridge, L Guide Ln, [Effort 3: crest of rail bridge to car park entrance - watch for cars, stop in good time!] Sun Inn, L Shepley, Globe, Globe Ln, [Effort 4: Opp Ryder Trucks entrance to 30mph sign] White Bridge, L King St, R  Boyds, Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 27/11/19 - 10m Denton and beyond, Hyde, Duki Rd

Down Boyds, L King St, White Bridge, Globe Ln, Shepley, Sun Inn, straight on, L Corporation Rd, to end, R Manc Rd S, KFC, over the bridge, L Balmoral Dr, R Ashwood Ave, L Windsor Rd, L Windmill Ln, back to Denton, R, Crown Pt, Broomstairs, Hyde, Duki Rd, White Bridge, Dewsnap, Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Mon 25/11/19 - 6m Sandy, Wharf, Globe, Shepley, Guide Bridge, Ashton, Boyds

Down Sandy Ln, L Park Rd, bear L Wharf, over Crescent Rd, over King St Wharf St continues, [Effort 1: Charles St] R Astley St, Globe, Shepley [Effort 2: Old Stables to opp Cemetery Rd] Sun Inn, R Guide Ln, Guide Bridge, R Stockport Rd, straight ahead to Victoria St [Effort 3: Cambridge St to William St] straight on Hill St, Asda, R Cavendish St, becomes King St, L Boyds [Effort 4: up to phone box] R Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 20/11/19 - 10m Ashton, Guide Bridge, Denton, Haughton Gn, Hyde

Down Boyds, R King St, Asda Ashton, L Hill St, becomes Victoria St then Stockport Rd, Guide Bridge Theatre, L Audenshaw Rd, L at roundabout Stamford Rd, R min-roundabout Corporation Rd, L Manchester Rd, R Ruby St, L Town Ln, R Stockport Rd, Two Trees Ln, Mill Ln, R Manchester Rd, Aldi Hyde, R Gt Norbury, L Church St, R Market St, James North Clock, Smithy Ln, Mansfield Rd, Grange Rd N, L Mottram Rd, R Halton St, straight back.

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Mon 18/11/19 - 6m Currier, Stalybridge, Bayley, Whitelands, King, Dewsnap

Towards Morrisons, down Crescent Brow, R Currier Ln, Stamford St, [Effort 1: from Clarence St lights to Rassbottom lights] R Rassbottom St, Stalybridge town centre, R Caroline St, R High St, R Bayley St, over to Whitelands Rd [Effort 2: to the bend] L Crescent Rd, R Wharf St, L King St, [Effort 3: Wharf St to Astley St lights] White Bridge, Dewnsap [Effort 4: between the Richmonds]  L Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 13/11/19 - 10m Hyde, Mottram, Stalybridge, Whitelands, Wharf, Boyds

Birch Ln, Ashton Rd, Duke of Sussex, Commercial Brow, Halton St, L Mottram Rd, cross to R before roundabout, cross Stockport Rd with care, watching out for nutters flooring it off the roundabout, cross to L after roundabout, L Stalybridge Rd, L Roe Cross Rd, becomes Mottram Rd, down to and through Stalybridge, becomes Stamford St, L opp Stamford Pk Clarence St. R Whitelands, L Crescent Rd, R Wharf St, L King St, L Boyds Wk, R Birch Ln.

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Mon 11/11/19 - 6m Duki, Hyde, Godley

Towards Morrisons, L Boyds, L King St, White Bridge, Victoria Rd, [Effort 1: Victoria Arms to Johnsonbrook] Duki Rd, R Newton St, R Clark Wy, R Manchester Rd, Hyde Aldi, L Gt Norbury [Effort 2: to the top] L Church St, R Market St, clock roundabout, L Smithy Ln, over Lumn Rd to Mansfield Rd, becomes Grange Rd N, R Mottram Rd [Effort 3: opp bus shelter to Sheffield Rd] L Sheffield Rd, becomes High St, R Commercial Brow [Effort 4: bottom of dip up to newsagents] straight back via Ashton Rd and Birch Ln.

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Wed 6/11/19 - 10m Stalybridge, Ashton, The Moss, Guide Bridge, Dewsnap

Towards Morrisons, Oxford Rd, Tesco Stalybridge, L Mottram Rd, becomes Stamford St, BP garage, R Ridge Hill Ln, becomes Darnton Rd, L at lights Mossley Rd, R Curzon Rd, becomes Ladbrooke Rd, over Broadoak Rd to Cranbourne Rd, over Oldham Rd to Knowle Av, L Richmond St, R Lord Sheldon Wy, to end, bear R Manchester Rd, over the canal, sharp L at former Lockwood & Greenwood car sales to Audenshaw Rd, Stamford Rd, straight back via Shepley, Globe, Dewsnap.

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Mon 4/11/19 - 6m Boyds, Ashton, Guide Bridge, Globe, Park Rd, Sandy Ln

Towards Morrisons, L Boyds Wk, R King St, Asda, L Hill St [Effort 1: start of Hill St to the bend], becomes Victoria St then Stockport Rd [Effort 2: Pottinger St to next road Birch St], Guide Bridge, L Guide Ln, Sun Inn, L Shepley, Globe, [Effort 3: from first entrance after Globe to the crest of the rail bridge] L Astley St, L Charles St, becomes Wharf St, over King St, Park Rd, R Sandy Ln [Effort 4: up to top], R Oxford Rd, Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 30/10/19 - 10m (6m option) Duki, Hyde, Denton, Guide Bridge, Ashton, Dewsnap

Towards Morrisons, down Sandy Ln, L Park Rd, Wharf St, Charles St, Globe, Globe Ln, White Bridge, R Victoria St, becomes Duki Rd, R Newton St, L Clark Wy, (6m option goes L Mottram Rd, and straight back via  Halton St, Ashton Rd, Birch Ln) R Russell St, R Market Pl, R Market St, towards Denton, R Edward St, L L/Cpl Any Breeze Wy, R Stockport Rd, to Guide Bridge, R Stockport Rd, straight on Victoria St, Hill St, R Cavendish St, King St, Dewsnap, iTrain.

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Mon 28/10/19 - 6m Let the dark nights commence - Hyde & Duki

Birch Ln towards Hyde, Ashton Rd, R Bennett St, L Old Rd, R Spring Gdns becomes Throstlebank St, R Duki Rd [Effort 1: to Lwr Bennett St] continue along Duki Rd, Victoria St, White Bridge, King St, R Boyds Wk [Effort 2: up to phone box] L Armadale, R Barlow, L Broadbent, R Jeffreys, straight ahead Oxford Rd, L Tame St [Effort 3: river bridge to end] R Clarence St, L Whitelands, to end, L Crescent Rd [Effort 4: Wharf St to opp Astley St/Old Old General] straight back.

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Wed 16/10/19 - 6m (10m opt) Oxford Rd, High St, Stalybridge, Park Rd, Globe, Dewsnap

Birch Ln, R Oxford Rd, becomes High St then Acres Ln, to end, L Stamford St, L Opp Stamford Pk to Clarence St, R Park Rd, bear L Wharf St, over Crescent Rd and King St, Charles St, R Astley St, Globe, White Bridge, Dewsnap, iTrain.

10m option goes down King St from White Bridge then R Wharf St and retraces the rest of the route in reverse. Can't get lost!

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Mon 14/10/19 - 6m Dewsnap, Shepley, Denton, Hyde, Dewsnap

Down Dewsnap, White Bridge, Globe Ln, Globe, L Shepley, cross to R, [Effort 1: The Old Stables up to opp Cemetery Rd] Sun Inn, L Stockport Rd, L L/Cpl Andy Breeze Wy [Effort 2: to the roundabout] R Edward St, L Hyde Rd [Effort 3: from Ind Est entrance at bottom of hill up to far side of first car wash] L Clark Wy, L Newton St, L Duki Rd [Effort 4: Opp Throstle to opp Bennett] White Bridge, Dewsnap, iTrain.

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Wed 9/10/19 - 10m (6m opt) Newton, Hyde, Denton, Guide Bridge, Ashton

Towards Hyde, L Talbot Rd, to Co-op, R Victoria St, Duke of Sussex, L Commercial Brow, Halton St, L Mottram Rd, R Grange Rd N, becomes Mansfield Rd, Smithy Ln, James North Clock Roundabout, Market St through Hyde, Manchester Rd, (6m opt heads back via Clark Wy, Newton St, Old Rd, Bennett St, Ashton Rd, Birch Ln) Broomstairs, R Edward St, L L/Cpl Andy Breeze Wy (admire the under construction Wellness Centre), R Stockport Rd, Sun Inn, L Stamford Rd, R Audenshaw Rd, R towards Guide Bridge, straight on Stockport Rd, straight on when road bears L Victoria St, Hill St, R Cavendish St, King St, LBoyds, R Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Mon 7/10/19 - 6m Stalybridge, Stamford Park, Currier, Asda, Charles, Boyds

Towards Ashton, R Oxford Rd, becomes High St, L Caroline St, L Rassbottom St [Effort 1: far side of station up to lights] L Stamford St, Stamford Park [Effort 2: cafe to top] L Darnton Rd, L at lights Montague Rd, R Stamford Sq, bear L Currier Ln, L Whitelands Rd, R Lwr Wharf St [Effort 3: start of road to rail bridge] path alongside Asda, L Cavendish St, R Wharf St, becomes Charles St [Effort 4: bend to top] R Astley St, L Smith St, L Chapel St, R King St, LBoyds, R Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 2/10/19 - 10m (6m opt)

Towards Ashton, former Old General L Astley St, R King St, Asda, L Park Pde, over at one way, Manchester Rd (6m option left after crossing M60) past Snipe, Fairfield Arms, L (the) Capital(s) Rd, becomes Abby Hey Ln then Jetson St, to end, L then R Green Fold towards the Donkey Sanctuary, trail through to Kings Rd/Debdale Ln R, left to street, L/R/L Hyde Rd, straight back via KFC bridge, Denton, Hyde, Bennett St, Ashton Rd.

6m option - goes L to Moss Wy at lights before Snipe then R Guide Ln, Sun Inn, L Shepley, Globe, Globe Ln, White Bridge, Dewsnap.

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Mon 30/9/19 - 6m over Ashton way

Birch Ln, R Morrisons lights, Sandy Ln [Effort 1: Park Rd to Bus Depot entrance] L Stamford St, R Beaufort [Effort 2: Opp Derby Rd to end] over to Penny Meadow, bear L then R to Albion Wy, Ikea, The Moss, after 2nd roundabout cross then down path next to M60, straight on at end then R, L at one way system, over to Park Pde, R towards Asda, King St, [Effort 3: Wharf St to Astley St] King St, White Bridge, Dewsnap [Effort 4: between the Richmonds] L Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 25/9/19 - 10m Hyde, Haughton Gn, Denton, Shepley, Boyds

Birch Ln, Ashton Rd, Comm Brow, L High St, Sheffield Rd, over Mottram Rd to Brookfold Ln, through estate to TPT, R, exit up ramp to Green Ln, to top, R Mottram Rd, through Gee Cross, down Apethorn and trail to Gibraltar Bridge, up Gibraltar Ln, L H Gn Rd, Mancunian Rd, you could be framed(?) on the green, L Lancaster Rd, L Two Trees Ln, Stockport Rd, Crown Pt, Ashton Rd, Sun Inn, Shepley, Globe Ln, White Bridge, L King St, R Boyds, R Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Mon 23/9/19 - 6m Duki, Ashton, Stalybridge

Down Dewsnap, Globe Ln [Effort 1: opp Ryder Trucks entrance to Ind Est entrance] Globe, R Astley St, L Charles St, becomes Wharf St, L King St, Alma Bridge [Effort 2: bridge to Asda lights] cross at zebra, path alongside Asda to Lwr Wharf St, L Crescent Rd, R Currier Ln, Stamford St [Effort 3: Clarence St lights to Rassbottom St lights] straight on, stay on the main road through Stalybridge, R Acres Ln, becomes High St then Oxford Rd [Effort 4: from Mason's Arms to lodge Ln] L Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 18/9/19 - 10m Audenshaw, Debdale, Dane Bank, Denton, Hyde

Towards Ashton, L at former Old General to Astley St, over King St, Astley St, Globe, R Shepley, Sun Inn, Pack Horse, straight on Stamford Rd, L Audenshaw Rd, over M60, L Kings Rd, to Debdale, sharp L Hyde Rd, cross to right, R Balmoral Dv, to end, R Ashwood Av, L Windsor Rd, L Windmill Ln, R Manchester Rd, through Denton, Broomstairs, Hyde, L Clark Wy, L Newton St, becomes Old Rd, R Bennett St, L Ashton Rd, becomes Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Mon 16/9/19 - 6m Johnsonbrook, Hyde, canal, Ashton, Boyds

Birch Ln towards Hyde, R Johnsonbrook, L Duki Rd [Effort 1: Lwr Bennett to Throstlebank] R Newton St, R Clark Wy, R Manchester Rd, just before Arc car was R Wellington St, path to canal, L towards Ashton [Effort 2: Dunkirk Ln to Dennis post] continue along canal [Effort 3: Lift bridge to concrete slabs in grassy area] Portland Basin, over bridge, exit to Cavendish St, becomes King St, L Boyds Wk [Effort 4: up to phone box] R Birch Ln, iTrain.

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Wed 11/9/19 - 10m Ashton, Park Bridge, Daisy Nook, Ashton, canal, Dewsnap

Birch Ln towards Morrisons, down Crescent Brow to BT junction, L following pavement then path, R underpass, L to Warrington St and R, Ashton market, town hall, over to Turner Ln, join disused rail path, over Alt Hill Ln and Alt Hill Rd, trail, over the Medlock and turn back, down to Mill Brow then bear L Waggon Rd, over river bridge then L to path, under road, disused canal path to Daisy Nook, L down to basin and visitor centre, L Stannybrook Rd, L Newmarket Rd, cross and stile to field, through field to Wordsworth Cl, Richmond St, over Lord Sheldon Wy, to end, over one way system, L them R Margaret St, to canal, L to Portland Basin, R under bridge and over aqueduct to Peak Forest Canal, exit up steps immediately after Dog Ln Bridge to Globe, Globe Ln, White Bridge, Dewsnap.

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Mon 9/9/19 - 6m Ashton, Audenshaw, Shepley

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Wed 4/9/19 - 10m Ashton, Littlemoss, Droylsden, canal, Boyds

Birch Ln, L Jeffreys, R Armadale, L Pickford, R King, Cavendish, Asda, L Park Parade, over at one way system, L then R Richmond, past ECH then L track, R before M60, L Lumb, Droylsden, R Manchester Rd, L Mellor St, becomes Maddison, over canal and L, Portland Basin, R, exit over lift bridge, L Astley, R King, L Boyds, R or L Birch, back to wherever you started!

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Mon 2/9/19 - 6m Duki, canal, Stalybridge, Currier, Asda, Dewsnap

Birch Ln, Foundry St, down Crescent Brow, join canal towards Stalybridge, exit up steps to Caroline St, L, L Market St, Rassbottom St, L Stamford St, L Currier Ln, L at end, R Lwr Wharf St, past Asda, L Cavendish St, King St, Dewsnap, L Birch Ln.

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