Cross Country News

For those attending the final two Cross Country fixtures please note the following issued by the Mid Lancs League:

For BLACKPOOL
SATURDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2015

Lawson’s Fields has on-site parking in the form of a surfaced track that could take hundreds of cars. For safety reasons the manned barrier will only be open for entry before the races start. Once parked inside, drivers will be able to leave when they wish. Do drive carefully and obey the 5mph speed limit. Entry times are:
from 9:30am to 11:45am.

Later arrivals will be able to find parking kerb-side on Lawson Road or in the estate. Anyone with mobility problems is advised to arrive early enough to park inside.

DIRECTIONS TO LAWSON’S FIELDS
Leave the M55 at J4 and drive west on the A583 for 2 miles. Turn right (signed to the Zoo) onto the A587. At a mini-roundabout the left fork leads to the Blackpool Sports Centre and toilet facilities and the right fork to Lawson’s Ground (right at the next traffic lights). A nearby postcode for Lawson’s Fields is FY3 8LL.

TOILET FACILITIES
At both venues toilet facilities are minimal so please make use of the facilities at the leisure centres before you arrive.
Blackpool Sports Centre, FY3 9HQ
Salt Ayre Sports Centre, LA1 5JS

LANCASTER
SATURDAY 7 MARCH 2015

Parking for Ryelands is at Salt Ayre Sports Centre. Leave the parking in front of the Centre for regular customers and drive on beyond the buildings to the normal parking for track & field. There’s a 12 minute walk from here to the start along the cycle path. If you have mobility problems phone 01253 721514 after 1st February for advice on parking.

DIRECTIONS TO RYELANDS PARK
Leave the M6 at J34 and drive west on the A683. Take the one way system left towards the centre of Lancaster keeping right and then follow signs to Morecambe. Cross the bridge and continue straight ahead towards Morecambe. Turn left at a large roundabout onto the B5273. Pass the Asda entrance and turn next left into the sports centre by the waste tip.

WALK TO RYELANDS PARK 12 minutes
Take the steps up onto the cycle path and head towards Lancaster. When the path reaches the road leave the path and cross the road at the pedestrian crossing into Ryelands Park. Follow the
path left until you see the start area.

CATERING FACILITIES
Appleby’s Catering Services will be at Blackpool and Lancaster selling hot drinks and food to enhance everyone’s enjoyment of their day out. Don’t forget to bring money
with you.

 

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