URBAN FELL RUN
View Pub Gleadless Road.
Cross the road and enter the Gardens. Exit and cross the road to go up Tillotson Rise
At the end of road take right hand path passing
swings on left. Cross Kent Road
and onto pathway leading to Carrfield Street.
Cross and run past the Medical Centre on left and turn right on to Carrfield Road.
Cross over and after 20 metres turn left and go up
steps to join path to Northcote
Road. Turn right and cross, after 20
metres turn left up steps and follow path to Fitzroy
Road. Turn left into Fitzroy
Road and cross to turn right into Romney Gardens. Go
down to the end and follow path leading into Raleigh
Turn right and go down the hill and turn left
on to Northcote
Avenue. Go up to join Cat Lane and the
entrance to Hang Bank Wood
Follow the track ignoring turn to right, until
path bends to left at green barrier. Follow the path round to left and back
right up the hill and keep right ignoring left fork. Continue along path,
through the woodland passing school on left. Cross the bridge at the Dumpit site and turn right up the hill. Climb up the hill
to the top and take a sharp left then right turn at the top the hill. Follow
the path down and up through Leeshall Wood. Follow
the edge of the golf course which is on the right.
Come out of the wood and up the grassy bank to
turn right. Cross
road and go up for 100yards. Turn left
and go up some steps and follow footpath to cross Gaunt
Road again and directly on to join Blackstock Road.
Turn right on to Blackstock
Road and staying on the right hand side ( you will see the Water Tower straight
ahead ) run up for 500 metres, counting Gaunt Drive as 1st, Backmoor Road is
the 4th on the right (after the bus stand). Turn right down Backmoor Road,
passing the Nailmakers Pub on right to where it joins
Lane (pub ).
Turn right and follow the lane down into the wood, ignoring turning to the
right. (Stunning views over Gleadless Valley ).
Stay on main track, golf course to right, passing Newfield School on
left. The path drops down and past a pond on right. Carry on and take the left
turn past the pond at the Round Sheffield
green signpost. Then take a sharp left turn down through the woods green
signpost and a right turn to follow the track alongside the stream. This is
very slippery, be careful. Follow the
track which crosses the stream three times passing some felled trees to join
the main track at a green access barrier. Follow the track and turn left down
into a wooded area just past the allotments. Follow this to the main path.
Cross the main path and follow track up through wood, turning right to join
entrance to wood at Northcote
Go down Northcote Avenue to
the junction. Turn right, cross road and
turn left down Albert Road,
staying to right. Follow this for 50 metres and turn right up Kent
Road at the top of hill turn left
down Shirebrook Road
until it merges with Albert Road.
Turn Right up Plantation Road and
on to follow the marked course back through the gardens to the FINISH.
NB The course will be marked with white flour