I'm assuming they had no influence on forestry work and that the environmental restrictions were imposed on them late (though it depends when you submit the courses). However, I'd really like to know why they didn't take us over the road into either Rawnsley or Brereton Hayes. The longer courses had to go there, especially given they were using Beaudesert for the relays as well.
I spoke to Mike F and believe that there was some very late restrictions imposed, which led to re-planning being required. I hope that the same doesn't happen at the same time next year, when I will be planning the Southern Championships at Moseley Green...... will be worth the trip (hopefully!)
update: in the november draft of the programme Brereton Hayes was included in the competition area, although only courses 1 and 3 crossed the road; the OOB streams were also mentioned so February's changes must've been forestry work.
Correct..... the stream had been known about for a while, but the forestry work was last few weeks
Direct flights to Perth. Why not?
Why not all embargo the JK and have a weekend of self-organised races on sand dunes south of Alicante. I'm there just now. Lots of great maps, cheap accom and wine ;-)