The course starts and finishes at the HQ and is mainly rural and undulating along country lanes, passing through picturesque Farningham Village and past notable landmarks such as The Roman Villa and Lullingstone Castle. There is a short off road section passing Lullingstone Visitor Centre then on through a farm with a Hop Shop, followed by a 3km downhill section to the finish at HQ. ACCESS THROUGH THE HOP FARM IS PERMITTED ON RACE DAY ONLY WITH KIND PERMISSION OF THE FARMER - PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS IS PRIVATE LAND AND YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED ACCESS THROUGH THE FARM AT ANY OTHER TIME.
NUMBERS WITH CHIPS INCORPORATED WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE FROM RACE HQ WHICH IS OPEN FROM 7.15AM UNTIL 8.30AM.
PARKING IN A FIELD NEAR TO HQ IS PROVIDED (FOLLOW OUR SIGNS). HOWEVER WE DO NOT RECOMMEND PARKING LARGE VANS HERE. PLEASE FIND ALTERNATIVE PARKING FOR LARGE VANS.