MABAC – Denbies Vineyard – Dorking & Mole Valley A.C.

Tuesday 11th June 2024 – 7.30pm

Directions to Denbies

Denbies MABAC Directions

By Car

  • On the A24 southbound towards Dorking. Next after the Burford Bridge roundabout, at the Two Cyclists (Denbies) roundabout take the third (right) exit onto Bradley Lane and follow road up to Denbies main building. (10 minutes from J9 M25).
  • On the A24 north bound from Dorking immediately after the bridge passing over the railway, at the Two Cyclists (Denbies) roundabout take first (left) exit onto Bradley Lane and as above.

There are directions as above, by public transport and bike and a map on the Denbies site . Parking is free.

The course is similar to the Parkrun but two laps, in reverse direction. Plan attached .

The course will be well marked with some  marshals.

Dos and don’ts for the event please… Please do:-

Bring sufficient water for personal consumption before and after the event. It is an evening near midsummer and it might have been a long day! There is no general water provision or facility at the event.

Consider if coming by train ( Box Hill and Westhumble,  Dorking main or Dorking Deepdene stations suitable if you can navigate but allow for a 1 K walk or run) using public toilet or changing facilities before you arrive.

Park in Denbies  car parks and as indicated or as directed by marshals and not on approach roads.

The start/ finish, portaloos and place for gathering generally is in the usual Parkrun start/ finish square open field on the right  of the buildings as you face them next to the car parks. See course map.

Factors to adapt to. Some of these are so that we can hope to be asked back in the future.

There will be:-

No changing facilities provided by MABAC/ DMVAC.

No access to go inside any Denbies buildings.

No toilets other than the 4 portaloos provided. No use of anywhere within Denbies vineyard boundaries as an outdoor toilet.

No water provided other than a modest contingency for emergencies or exceptional conditions. No food provided.

No access to Denbies grounds generally other than the car parks, field at the start/ finish and the course itself. In particular please do not venture either between the vines or past Denbies Private or Keep Out type signs

This is a 5 mile Cross Country Event – Part of the MABAC Running League, the senior race is just over 8 km (5 miles) there are also joggers’ and junior events of about 4 km (2.5 miles). The league is open ONLY to Members and Guests of the following clubs.

BVRBlackwater Valley Runners
CRCranleigh Runners
DMVDorking and Mole Valley Athletic Club
EOEpsom Oddballs
MAGICMatthew Arnold Gym Instruction Club
PPPyrford Puffers
RPACReigate Priory Athletic Club
RRRunnymede Runners
WHWaverley Harriers
WWWimbledon Windmilers

For more information please click on one of the clubs above.