Elmswell 2021 Long Course

This is the longer of the two new courses situated in the village of Elmswell, between Stowmarket & Bury St Edmunds. If driving to the village you can park at the Blackbourne Community Centre, & the marked 'Start/Finish' is just to the south of the car park. This is a linear course, so you'll need plan your route to follow the checkpoints in sequence. Don't forget to check out the positions of the rail crossings beforehand - or to return to the Start/Finish checkpoint at the end!

Start Location: 


  • Village streets & footpaths

Type of Course: 

  • Linear course

Approximate Length: 

5.3Km (at least)

Number of controls: 

11, plus Start/Finish

Course time limit: 

  • No time limit / You must visit all the controls in the correct order to record a result / You must return to your Start control (2 circles on triangle symbol) again to Finish

Please bear in mind: 

  • Use only public roads, paths & open spaces / Avoid areas marked with vertical red stripes or red shading / Be aware of residents, walkers & cyclists / Maintain social distancing at all times / Use the designated points, marked in red on the map, to cross the railway / The course involves crossing busy roads / Under 16s must be accompanied / You're responsible for your own safety, i.e. you take part at your own risk

MapRun reference: 

Suffolk/Central Suffolk/Elmswell and Woolpit/Elmswell 2021 Long PXAC