Ilkeston BDL – Change of route and venue

Please see the below email / notes about the next BDL race at Ilkeston –


We have been let down at the eleventh hour by our venue ,”The Stute”.
The new Tenants do not now open on a Monday or Tuesday and will not entertain doing so. IRC have therefore been very active over the last couple of weeks finding a new venue


The new route which is approx 5 miles, will start at the bottom of Pewit Golf Course. 40 West End Drive Ilkeston DE7 5GH


There are 60 car park spaces at the Golf Club
Although parking is not restricted on the road we want to ensure that we cause no obstructions to the local residents. We are currently planning having a car park marshal who will advise runners that the car park spaces at the golf club have been filled and direct additional vehicles to the car park at Pimlico DE7 5QB.


This car park has spaces for 131 vehicles and is free after 6pm. It is less than a 10min walk to the Golf Club. The car park and the route to the start is shown on the attached course map


Toilet and changing facilities are available at Rutland Sport Park
Additional toilets are available at the golf clubhouse


The room can only officially accommodate 60 persons ( fire regulations )
We intend to erect our club tent on the grassed area to the side of the clubhouse for the purpose of awarding trophies. We have pre-booked a fine night !!!


The venue is charging £17.55 per hour which should work out less than £70. I hope you will agree to reimburse Ilkeston for this nominal expense


Could I ask you to advise St Johns of the change of venue.


Could you also advise the BDL clubs of this change and of their co-operation in parking as directed by our Car Park Marshal