Open and Club Event Courses in use during 2018
|updated November, 2017
Only times recorded in Open Events can be recognised for course record purposes
Course Details 2018
Course Details Q10/1
Mens Course Record 19.01 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 21.45 Emma Lewis
Ham Street – Cloverleaf – Johnsons Corner (A2070)
Start at manhole cover approx 75 yards west of Junction between link road from Ashford Road (north of Hamstreet Village) and the A2070. Proceed eastwards and turn left onto A2070 (M) and proceed north over Bridgefield RAB to Cloverleaf RAB, (M) turn and retrace south on A2070 to Johnson’s Corner where left (M) onto old A2070 towards Hamstreet village to finish approx 50 yards before bridge over Royal Military Canal. (distance 10.05 miles)
Course Details Q10/10
Mens Course Record 21.16 Chris McNamara – Ladies Course Record 24.33 Bronwen Ewing
Bethersden – Singleton RAB
Start in Bull Lane, Bethersden, approximately 1200 yards west of A.28 at hinge post opposite Honeyfield Wood (TQ914398). Proceed to A.28 where left (M) to Singleton RAB(5.4 miles) (M). Retrace A.28 to finish at stile at Bethersden cricket ground (TQ926399)
Course Details Q10/18
Polhill – Badgers Mount – Star Hill
Start on A.224 at northern end of lead in from Otford Lane at top of Polhill. Proceed north to Badgers Mount RAB and take 3rd exit (M) to M25 link roundabout (1.8 miles). Take 2nd exit (M) onto A.21, then take 1st left (M) onto Old London Road to return to Badgers Mount RAB (3.8 miles) . Take first left (M) to repeat circuit to Badgers Mount RAB.(6.9 miles) where take third exit (M) onto A224 and descend Polhill to Star Hill RAB. Left on Morants Court Road (M) and left again onto London Road (M) to finish at road narrows sign.
Course Details Q10/19
Mens Course Record 18.48 Colin Sturgess – Ladies Course Record 22.19 Lesley A.Walking
Tonbridge by pass
Start on A.26 one mile south of Tonbridge, at kerb point 50 yards north of Mabeldon and 10 feet past 40 mph limit signs (TQ580445). Proceed north and take first left to join A21 (M). Proceed on A.21, left on slip road (M) to Weald RAB using the left hand side of the carriageway. (5.4 miles). Encircle and retrace on A.21 (M) to finish at the leading edge of the last bridge before the A.26 slip road (TQ575451).
Course Details Q10/20 (club events only – limit 30 riders)
Start on old A249 at sign post and foot bridge, TQ9038 6846 proceed north to turn left on Old Ferry Road (unclassified) (M), proceed to outskirts of Iwade village to turn left onto old A249 (M) through traffic calming to complete lap (1.94 miles). Complete further 4 laps to finish at poplar tree on old A249 TQ9075 6875 (10 miles)
Course Details Q10/22
Mens Course Record 19.36 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 22.34 Bronwen Ewing
Harrietsham – Charing
Start at Dickley Corner, Harrietsham at 18th kerb joint east of Marley entrance nearest to A.20 (TQ886528). Join A.20 and proceed eastwards to turn at Charing RAB (M). Retrace on A.20 to finish adjacent to Harrietsham Caravan Sales after Harrietsham railway bridge at 11th kerb joint west of lamp post KAMB27. (TQ870526)
Course Details Q10/24
Mens Course Record 20.12 Robert Moore – Ladies Course Record 23.23 Louise Mason
Grain – Fenn Corner RAB – Grain
Start on A.228 west of Grain village 14 metres north of the lamppost GFY26 on the Strood bound carriageway by a minor access road to the National Grid site, where the continuous white road edge line starts. Proceed west on A228 to turn at Fenn Corner roundabout (5.07 miles) (M). Retrace on A.228 to finish directly opposite the lamppost GFY19 (situated on Strood bound carriageway) (10 miles).
Course Details Q10/27
Gorse Hill – Wrotham Hill – Gorse Hill (Club events only)
Start at the clearway sign at the southern end of the first layby on A.20, approximately ¾ mile from Farningham RAB on the southbound carriageway. Proceed south via West Kingsdown to turn at Wrotham RAB (M). Retrace on A.20, to finish approx 40 metres before the start alongside a clearway sign at a point opposite the field access, on the east side of carriageway.
Q10/29 Club Events
Paddock Wood – Beltring
Start on A228 at 5 Oak Green, 60 yards north of Whetsted farm entrance. Proceed north passing through Hop Farm RAB and East Peckham RAB to turn at Seven Mile Lane RAB (3.25 miles) (M). Turn and retrace to Hop Farm RAB (5 miles) where turn and retrace to Seven Mile Lane RAB. Turn and retrace through Hop Farm RAB to finish opposite 60 yards past gateway opposite Whetsted farm entrance (10 miles)
Course Details Q10/30
Course Record 18.27 Graham O’Bree – Ladies Course Record 21.43 Bronwen Ewing
Hawthorn Corner, Reculver – Monkton
Start at Hawthorn Corner (A299) at eastern end of first drain in May Street just before entrance Southern Water Services Depot. (TR 208673) Proceed via service road to join A.299, (M) continue on A.299 to St Nicholas at Wade RAB, take 3rd exit (M) to Monkton RAB (5.472 miles) (M). Turn and retrace on A.299 to finish west of the Roman Galley PH on slip road to Chislet 4 yards before last lamp post FUFV010 before turning left on slip road (TR 225676).
Course Details Q10/33
Mens Course Record 20.26 Neil Lauder – Ladies Course Record 23.16 Bronwen Ewing
Leigh Green – Woodchurch
Start just off B2080 (TQ 901331) at Leigh Green at a point where the fence meets the hedge at the Tenterden end, on north side of the grass triangle. Proceed to Appledore (4.352 miles) where left (M) (care) to Woodchurch. Straight ahead at the junction with the B.2067 (M) (7.294 miles) to finish at the start of the verge just past the grass triangle at the foot of the adjoining lane. (TQ909340)
Course Details Q10/41
Winchet Hill circuit.
Start at ditch at eastern end of parking layby approx 1 mile east of B2162 (Claygate). Proceed to Claygate, left (M) to Horsmonden, left (M) to Gore Court to join B2079 to Marden Beech. Left (M) past start, to finish at PP No 2, approx 200 yards short of B.2162.
Course Details Q10/42
Mens Course Record 19.41 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 23.24 Emma Lewis
Betteshanger Country Park
Course Details Q11/1
Broad Oak Cross Roads – Cadborough Hill – Broad Oak Cross Roads. (B2089)
Start on B2089 250 yards east of Broad Oak Cross Roads in layby opposite the Methodist Chapel. Proceed along B2089 to Cadborough Hill mini roundabout where turn and retrace outward journey to finish opposite the start line. Approx 11 miles.
Course Details Q15/1
Mens Course Record 30.24 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 39.45 Eva Nyirenda
Ham Street – Bridgefield – Brenzett – Ham Street
Start at manhole cover approx 75 yards west of Junction between link road from Ashford Road (north of Hamstreet Village) and the A2070. Proceed eastwards and turn left (M) onto A2070 and proceed North to turn at Bridgefield RAB. (3.12 mls) Proceed on A2070 to Brenzett RAB (11.30 mls) where turn and retrace on A2070 to finish by the footpath sign on the north side of bridge over the Royal Military Canal.
Course Details Q15/20
Mens Course Record 32.10 Kevin Tye – Ladies Course Record 37.09 Carole Gandy
Leeds – Charing
Start at waste bin in layby on north side of A20 at Leeds Castle, west of Broomfield Road. Proceed along A20 to Charing RAB (7.456 miles) (M) turn and retrace along A20 to finish at 23rd kerb joint from east end of layby opposite oak tree. 100 yards west of start. Riders should note that there is a traffic light controlled pedestrian crossing on outward and return journey through Harrietsham.
Course Details Q25/3 club events only
Ham Street – Brenzett – Cloverleaf – Brenzett – Johnsons Corner
Start approximately 40 metres from the centre of the canal bridge going towards Johnson’s corner. Proceed to Johnsons Corner to join A.2070. (0.31 mile) Turn left (M) towards Brenzett RAB, take 4th exit to turn (3.65 miles) (M) Follow A2070 travelling through Bridgefield RAB to Cloverleaf RAB (12.68 miles). Take 4th exit to turn (M). Retrace to Brenzett take 4th exit to turn to (21.71 miles) Finish on the A2070 12 metres north of lamp post No UAT 005 at north end of layby approx 100 metres south of Johnsons Corner. 25 miles
Course Details – Q25/8
Mens Course Record 50.21 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 59.24 Helen McKay
Challock – Canterbury – Ashford – Chilham
Start on A.252 east of Molash at corner post of Northdown House at entrance to Shottenden Lane. (TR 032522). Proceed east on A.252 and A.28 to Milton Manor RAB Thanington (6.726 miles). Turn and retrace (M) on A.28 via Chilham fork where bear left (M) (Extreme Care) to Spearpoint Corner RAB (17.126 miles). (M) Retrace to Chilham fork where left (M) to rejoin A.252. Proceed westwards to finish approx 290 yards past Chilham Castle Keep entrance (TQ 063535).
Course Details – Q25/10
Mens Course Record 49.50 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 58.49 Bronwen Ewing
Start at public bridle way sign on A.28 approx 400 yards SW of St. Nicholas at Wade sign (TR 264658). Continue along A.28 to St. Nicholas RAB turn left onto (M) Thanet Way westbound. Continue to Broomfield interchange, turn left (M) and over bridge to rejoin Thanet Way eastbound.(M) Leave main road at next slip road (M) (SP Hillboro, Reculver, Hoath and Chislet) and continue past ‘T’ junction along slip road to rejoin Thanet Way eastbound. Continue to St. Nicholas RAB where turn left i(M) into Potten Street Road. Continue west along Potten Street Road, taking 2nd left turning (M) over the bridge SP St Nicholas (12.9 miles), and take the 1st left (M) into Wantsum Way to join Thanet Way westbound (M). Proceed as on 1st circuit to return to St. Nicholas RAB turning left into Potten Street Road as above. Continue west along Potten Street Road, taking the 2nd turning over the bridge (SP St Nicholas) and take the 1st left into Wantsum Way to finish at centre of 2nd drain past the entrance to St. Nicholas Court Farms (TR 262671)
Course Details – Q25/12
Mens Course Record 49.54 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 58.14 Bronwen Ewing
Old Romney – Brookland – Kingsnorth 2 – Old Romney
Start at western end of layby on A259 near to Oasis diner (TR 033251). Riders should start in the layby at a point opposite the apex of the grass island separating the layby and the A259. Riders should join the A259 and proceed to Brenzett RAB junction of A259/A2070/B2080 (M) left to Brookland RAB. Turn(M) and proceed via Brenzett RAB (4.71 miles). Take 2nd exit (M) onto A.2070 passing straight through Bridgefield RAB to Cloverleaf RAB (13.68 miles). Take second exit (M) to join A2042 to turn at Kingsnorth 2 RAB (14.2 miles) (M) turn rejoining A2042 and fork left (M) within 300 yards to Cloverleaf RAB. Take the first exit onto A2070 passing straight through Bridgefield RAB to Brenzett RAB, (23.931 miles) where turn left (M) onto A.259 to finish approx 25 yards west of access road adjacent to Prospect Bungalow. (TR 018260).
Course Details – Q25/20
Mens Course Record 50.43 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 1.0.05 Bronwen Ewing
Start at 18th kerb joint, east of Marley entrance nearest to Dickley Corner, Harrietsham (TQ 885528). Proceed to join A.20 eastwards, via Charing RAB (M) continue on to Orchard Heights RAB, Ashford (9.218 miles) (M) where turn and retrace A.20 via Charing RAB to Leeds RAB (22.319 mls) where turn (M) and retrace on A20 to finish at MOT sign, just short of Willow Close, Harrietsham. (TQ 865525) Riders should note that there are traffic light controlled pedestrian crossings on outward and return journey through Harrietsham and Charing.
Course Details Q30/2
Mens Course Record 1.2.36 Andy Jackson – Ladies Course Record 1.12.36 Bronwen Ewing
Ham Street – Kingsnorth 2 – Brooklands – Brooklands – Ham Street
Start (TQ 999343) at manhole cover approx 75 yards west of junction with A2070 on link road between Ashford Road and the A2070 (north of Hamstreet Village).
Join A2070 and turn left (M) , northwards passing through Bridgefield RAB, Cloverleaf RAB, where take second exit (M) and proceed to Kingsnorth 2 RAB (4.55 mls). Encircle RAB (M) then approx 200 yards fork left (M) to Cloverleaf RAB (M). Riders take first exit and continue on A2070 through Bridgefield RAB, to Brenzett RAB (14.33 mls) Riders take 2nd exit (M) onto A.259 to turn at Brookland RAB (M) (15.66 mls). Riders retrace through Brenzett RAB (M) passing through Bridgefield RAB, Cloverleaf RAB(M) to turn at Kingsnorth 2 RAB (26.53 mls). Riders encircle RAB (M) then approx 200 yards fork left(M) to Cloverleaf RAB. Riders take first exit (M) and continue on A2070 through Bridgefield RAB to finish approximately 2.1 miles after Bridgefield RAB at northern end of layby (30.1 mls), (TR 010354)
Course Details – Q50/11
Mens Course Record 1.41.37 Chris Fennell – Ladies Course Record 2.1.36 Pip Jenkins
Ham Street – Brenzett – Brookland – Lydd – Brenzett
Start on old road at Ham Street (TR327004) under high power lines south of Mountain Farm entrance, proceed to Johnsons Corner to join A2070 (0.6miles) Turn left (M) Proceed south on A2070 to Brenzett RAB (3.95miles) (M) Take second exit at Brenzett RAB junction of A259/A2070/B2080 on to A.259 and follow via Brookland RAB(M) to East Guldeford where left (M) via Camber to Lydd, skirting the town to join the B.2075 (care) (M) and proceed to Hammonds Corner where left (M) onto A.259 to Brenzett RAB (25.34 miles) (M) Take first exit to Brookland RAB (M) and then complete further circuit to Brenzett RAB (46.73 miles). Take 3rd exit (M) (CARE) onto A2070 to finish 12 metres north of lamppost No UAT 005 at north end of layby, approx 100m south of Johnsons Corner . (50 miles)
Course Details – Q100 (2015/6/17/18)
Mens course record 3.34.49 Chris Fennell – Ladies course record 4.18.03 Michelle Lee
Ham Street – Brenzett – Camber – Brenzett
Start at Sugarloaf Crossroads at the last drain cover at southern end of slip road from Capel Road (TQ994352). Riders proceed south along Ashford Road where riders turn left (M) onto short link road to turn left again (M) onto A.2070. Riders continue through Bridgefield RAB (M) to Cloverleaf RAB (M) (4.65 miles) Take 2nd exit to Kingsnorth 2 RAB (M). Turn and fork left within 300 yards (M) to Cloverleaf RAB. Take the first exit (M) onto A2070 passing straight through Bridgefield RAB (M) to Brenzett RAB (M) (15.02 miles). Riders take 2nd exit onto the A259 to Brooklands RAB (M) where straight on to East Guldeford where turn left (M) onto Camber Road. Follow through Camber (watch pedestrian lights), to Lydd by pass. Straight on over small RAB (M) to join B2075. At T junction at north end of town turn right (care) (M). Continue on B2075 to Hammonds Corner junction with A259. Turn left (M) onto A.259 and continue on to Brenzett RAB to complete 1st Camber circuit. (36.44 miles). Complete a further Camber circuit to Brenzett RAB (57.86 miles). Complete a further Camber circuit to Brenzett RAB (79.28 miles). Complete a further Camber circuit but finish opposite Moore Lock Storage Unit Depot (TR 015263) on A259 approximately 0.7 miles before Brenzett RAB.
QHC/1 Exedown (Ightham) (Open Events)
Mens Record 2.36.8 James Hayward – Ladies Record 3.36.3 Freya Rawlins
QHC/5 Stansead Hill
QHC/6 Speed Gate
QHC/8 Bay Hill, St. Margarets Bay
QHC/11 Hollingbourne (Open Events)
Mens Record 2m 56.5s James Hayward – Ladies Record 3m 58.0s Jacintha Hamilton-Love
QHC/12 Castle Hill, Thurnham
QHC/16 Battery Hill
Course Details – QS/3
Manston Business Park – Acol
Start in Manston Business Park in unclassified road Columbus Avenue on southbound carriageway at LP CJH039 approximately 100 yards before bus stop (TR 313664). Proceed to first RAB, continue straight on (first exit only), continue to second RAB (Business Park RAB). Take first exit (M) SP B2190 Manston. Continue to Spitfire Corner, left (M) onto B 2050 SP Birchington. In approx 1 ¼ miles turn left (M) into Margate Hill. SP Acol. Turn left in Acol (M) by Crown and Sceptre PH onto B2048 SP Minster and Ramsgate. Continue to next RAB at junction B2048/B2190), turn left (M) into B2190 SP Manston. At next RAB (Business Park RAB) continue on B2190 and complete circuit as above. At Business Park RAB turn left into Columbus Avenue, continue through next RAB (1st exit) to finish on the northbound carriageway, directly opposite the start at RAB sign CJH522 (TR 313664)
Course Details – QS/7
Mens Course Record 50.08 Pete Tadros – Ladies Course Record 56.04 Louise Mason
Challock – Charing – Challock – Boughton Lees – Chilham – Challock
Start in bus layby on A251 approx 50 metres from Challock RAB (Halfway House PH). Take first exit to join A252, proceed to Charing RAB (4.12 miles). Take care on fast approach to roundabout. Take 4th exit to rejoin A252 to climb Chilham Hill to Challock RAB (8.2 miles). Take 3rd exit onto A251 to Boughton Lees where left to Kemps Corner (11.93 miles). Left (care) to join A28 to Chilham Fork (17.25 miles). Left onto A252 up Molash Hill to finish at Challock RAB road sign approx 80 metres short of Challock RAB (21.9 ml)
Course Details – QS/19
Start on A28, 250 yards north of Broad Oak crossroads at north end of lay by adjacent to Broad Oak Close. Proceed northwards towards Northiam to turn left (M) at Horns Cross on to B2165 (SP Battle) continue via Staplecross to Cripps Corner. Turn left (M) at cross roads on to B2089 (Chitcombe Road) and continue eastwards towards Broad Oak to finish at 40 mph sign, situated midway between entrance to house named ‘Owls Nest’ 500 yards short of Broad Oak cross roads. (8.25 miles)
Course Details – QS/27
Hastings – Rye – Hastings
Start on A259 (Rye Road), 225 yards east of junction with Churchill Avenue, Ore, adjacent to lampost No 38. Proceed east via Guestling, Icklesham and Winchelsea (bypass) to turn at mini RAB (M) on junction of Winchelsea Road, Wish Street and The Quay. Retrace to finish opposite the start. (approx 18.5 miles)
Course Details – QS/30 (club events only)
Start in Cudham Lane, – unclassified road – at southern part of entrance to Cudham Recreation Ground car park by low brick wall (about 2 ½ miles south of Green Street Green RAB on A.21) Proceed south along Cudham Lane via Horns Green to junction at Scotts Lodge, here left (M) through Knockholt village and Knockholt Pound, continuing on the same road down Rushmore Hill to Pratts Bottom and RAB junction with A.21. Take first exit (M) onto A21 to Green Street Green RAB where take first exit (M) into Cudham Lane and continuing up hill to finish at start point (9 ½ miles). Note: care at left turn (Scotts Lodge), also through Knockholt village and at Pratts Bottom and Green Street Green Roundabouts on A.21.