Virtual CC6 January Results!!!

Hi all!!!

Well done to all those who got out during January and completed a 5 miler for the virtual CC6 series!!! The times were astonishing!!! MASSIVE kudos and keep up the great work!!

Here is a link to the January results page :0)

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CC6 Virtual Races

With it now looking highly unlikely that the league will resume this season due to the current covid situation we are now looking to hold 3 off-road timed 5 mile runs with individual club members picking their own routes and dates/times of runs to suit themselves and then forwarding the details of their run onto their relevant cc6 rep for collating and forwarding on for adding onto the cc6 website.

basic rules are

  1. Runners to pick a 5 mile off-road run of their own choice (no road crossings please), preferably with start and finish in roughly the same location (can be laps) and then submit the details to their club cc6 rep (strava photo showing elapsed time or similar)
  2. 3 runs in total, one in January, one in February, one in March with exact date and time of run left to individual runner to choose – you can do as many runs as you want but only one to be submitted per month please
  3. run details to be submitted by end of each month and then club reps to collate information and forward onto Becky on Excel spreadsheet by end of first week in following month please
  4. runners must partake in all 3 runs to be eligible to win their relevant age category group – no individual awards I’m afraid, just the normal recognition on the website
  5. runs must comply with current covid rules which means for most of us no more than one other person with you on your runs (and whatever new rules may emerge in the next 3 months)

Your club cc6 reps should be able to answer any queries you have and if not they can forward onto me – good luck and lets hope we are back to normal for next season.


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CC6 Results now up!!!

Hi all,

Thanks for being so patient in waiting for me to get these results published…… so finally….. the moment you have all been waiting for!!!……

Here is a link to the final CC6 series results for 2019-2020!!! (sidenote – these results have been finalised based on the assumption that mens ticket number 92 blew away in the wind before it made it to the hands of the intended recipient!!! ;0)…….

SO  ….. a MASSIVE congratulations to this season’s winners!!!…..

Emily Trumpleman from Lordshill and Helen Wallington from Totton are joint winners for the overall women’s title, alongside Ant Gritton from Lordshill who takes this season’s mens overall!!!

Lordshill snap up both Men’s and women’s team titles, so a huge well done to them!!!

A MASSIVE congratulations to this season’s age group winners too….

Emily Trumpelmann (Lordshill), Sarah Nangle (Eastleigh), Helen Wallington (Totton), Sally Gilbert (STC), Rosemarie Osborn (New Forest), Ant Gritton (Lordshill), David Currie (Eastleigh), Trevor Hillier (Lordshill), Mike White (Stubbington Green) and Mick Anglin (Hardley)…… You are all LEGENDS!!!!!

WHAT A SEASON….. Well done to everyone for turning up and making this series so awesome!!! Bring on the RR10’s!!! :0)

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CC6 – Final results on their way!!!

Hi all,

Many apologies for the delay with uploading the final CC6 results….. the provisional results are complete, with one exception – I am on the search for male finisher 92…… if anyone remembers being given that ticket as they crossed the line on Sunday, it would be awesome to hear from you!  Swing me an email at…

Cheers all and MASSIVE well done for a FANTASTIC season!!!  See you all in April for the RR10 season opener!!!!!!


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CC6 Season Finale…. Wilverley!

Hello, All.
New Forest Runners, Lymington Tri Club and Lymington Athletes are all looking forward to welcoming you to the final CC6 race of the season on 8th March 2020 @ 9:30am at Wilverley Plain, New Forest.
The attached CC6 – Parking Map shows we have three opportunities for parking this year; the main car park will be at Wilverley Plain and (formal) overflow will be in Longslade Heath and Yew Tree Bottom, of which we have exclusive use.  As ever, our marshals will direct you on arrival and please do car share where possible.
This course is slightly different to previous years, due to extensive Forestry work within the enclosure so, please see the CC6 MAP for details.  The course length has been checked at 4.8 miles (7.8km). It is a technical, cross-country course which consists of grass track, single track, gravel cycle paths and boggy mud, all on undulating surfaces.  There are a couple of significant muddy descents so please, if unsure, go down slowly.
Although the route is actually along defined ‘paths’, several of these are uneven, very muddy  and contain exposed routes, tree stumps, low-hanging branches and animal burrows.  As such, please watch your footing and if you are at all unsure, slow down.  There is one particular section where you will pass a large log stack – please watch your footing here.
In general, please keep clear of the log stacks and DO NOT climb on them.
Spikes are not recommended but a decent pair of trail shoes would be a plan, unless it significantly dries up by next weekend!
DO NOT just follow the person in front – look around at the hazards both above and below.
DO follow the instructions of the marshals, who will direct you and do their best to indicate any upcoming hazards.
Getting There:
Due to limited Parking at Wilverley, please do car share where possible to reduce congestion and the need to use the overflow car parks – these are half a mile away, across a busy road.


From the North:

Take A35 south from Lyndhurst (NB: please allow 10min extra to get through Lyndhurst – traffic is generally bad!)

Turn left onto slip road at Holmsley Tea Rooms (signed ‘Setthorns Campsite‘ & ‘Burley Manor Hotel‘)

Follow general directions as below

From the South:

Take A35 north from Christchurch.

Turn left onto slip road at Holmsley Tea Rooms (signed ‘Setthorns Campsite‘ & ‘Burley Manor Hotel‘)

Follow general directions as below

General Directions:

Turn right onto minor road, towards Setthorns’, ‘Sway’, ‘Brockenhurst’.

Travel east for 2km, over cattle grid, follow road up and left, to car park(s).

Please pass the entrance to ‘Wilverley Enclosure‘ (you should see a Marshall)

Please turn left into ‘Wilverley Plane’ (you should see another Marshal!)

We do not have exclusive use of the plane or the enclosure so, please respect any members of the general public and their animals (i.e. dog walkers, horse riders…), who may be present during the event.  The event will be cup-less (other than for hot drinks) but water will be available and there will be a selection of cakes and bakes for your post-race enjoyment.  There is a single toilet block available as shown on the map.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving you.

Chris Aplin – RD
New Forest Runners
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CC6 – Update – Race CANCELLED

Hi all,
We have just completed a further recce of the first section of the race and the car park areas. We have made the joint decision that we are going to have to cancel the race.
The first section of the course below the car park has began to flood again. The car park areas have deteriorated substantially since our inspection this morning. The course will probably be fine but we are not going be able to park the number of cars needed without significant damage to the camp site.
The weather forecast over the next 2 days forecasts heavy rainfall and we can not run the risk of alienating the Foresty Commission with the RR10 series and Stinger races in the future.
We have looked at alternative dates but have not beeen able to find one that does not clash with other high profile races.
It is therefore with much regret that we have to CANCEL this year’s event.
Steve Wallington
Totton RC
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Ashurst CC6 rescheduled for the 1st March!!!

Hi all!!!

Just to confirm, Totton have managed to square it with the forestry commission to rearrange the Ashurst CC6!!!  It will now take place on Sunday March 1st at the normal time of 09:30

All previous information applies:

[Map link: CC6 Race Map Ashurst, Grid location: Grid Ref: SU 33188 09858]

This year’s course is again based at the popular Ashurst Campsite off the main Ashurst to Lyndhurst Road. Accessible from both directions.

From the main entrance to the campsite you will be directed to park by our marshals on the day. Please follow their instructions and do not park on the grass or verges unless you are told otherwise. (This is the first time at the venue and the Forestry Commision are very sensitive about this).

The course approximately 8km long (5miles) and is made up of approximately 60% gravel tracks, 30% muddy paths and 10% wooded sections. Trail running shoes are recommended with a good grip. The course is not suitable for spikes.

The Start and Finish areas are located near the main toilet block in the campsite, (NOT open on the day sorry). There will be a refreshments area directly in front of the toilet block and the club tent area will directly in front of that, adjacent to the start point.

Drinks and cakes will be available but please bring your own drinking cup or mug.

The course map is attached for your information. The course heads out of the campsite, over the railway bridge and into Deerleap Enclosure. The course follows the gravel tracks and a muddy path to cross a footbridge and into Longdown Enclosure. Following a loop of that enclosure it retraces itself back to the campsite. The finish will be to the left of the start point.

As ever, please car share as much as possible as parking is limited.

The race will start at 0930 prompt and will be fully marshalled and marked out. The usual hazards apply!

This year we will be taking contributions to the local Food Bank:

Any contributions will be greatly appreciated and to give you an idea of items they want at the moment, they have written this list…. Basics Bank

On behalf of Totton RC



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Storm Dennis has the last word… CC6 CANCELLED :0(

Hi all,

It has been decided that sadly the weather situation, continued weather warnings and current ground conditions have led to the decision to cancel the CC6 this weekend at Ashurst.  The decision has been made for the following reasons…

  • the impending storm Dennis due to come in over the weekend
  • the car parking and campsite is mostly underwater
  • there are some trees already down following last weeks storm and there is potential for further tree falls

The plan is hopefully to reschedule the event prior to the final CC6 in Wilverley, but this is dependent on the Forestry Commission, so watch this space!

Many Thanks to Steve and the rest of Totton running club for keeping us informed and for making this tough decision – it has not been made lightly, but I think we can all agree the main thing is to ensure safety for both runners and marshals.

We hope to see you all before the next race in Wilverley – for more information and updates on potential rescheduling at Ashurst, check out Totton RC’s facebook page….

Cheers and happy running whatever you do this weekend – stay safe!!! :0)

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Weather warnings – watch this space!

Hi All,

Just a quick heads up from the Totton crew regarding this weekends CC6 – due to more yellow warnings for wind and rain, there is slight uncertainty as to whether the race will go ahead – whilst we don’t mind adverse conditions such as mud wind and rain, obviously the safety of runners and marshals is the number one consideration :0)

So fingers crossed for improvements in the forecast!!! Keep an eye out for updates, the team will make a decision by Saturday.


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Race 7 – Ashurst – Foodbank Contributions Greatly Appreciated!!!

Just to re-iterate, this year our awesome hosts Totton RC will be taking contributions to the local Food Bank:

Any contributions will be greatly appreciated and to give you an idea of items they want at the moment, they have written this list…. Basics Bank

Run hard, have fun and give generously ;0) !!!

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