Local Route: Stainton Village - Kinninvie (16.3 km)

Route Information

  • Name: Kinninvie Figure of Eight
  • Distance: 16.3 km
  • Total Ascent: 192 m
  • Terrain: Road

Route Description

The Teesdale Athletic Club Kinninvie Figure of Eight is a 16.3 km (10.12 mi) figure of eight circuit starting and finishing at Teesdale Leisure Centre.

Local Routes - Route 1

Starting at Teesdale Leisure Centre, head out onto Harmire Road and turn left towards Bede Road (A67). Turn left here heading towards the petrol garage. Take the left road at the petrol station roundabout heading up the hill towards Stainton Grove. Continue up the hill passing the first junction on your left to Stainton Village until you reach the second junction. Turning left heading now into Stainton Village up a gentle climb. Continue through the village staying on the road into open countryside. At the cross road, cross with caution straight ahead. Follow this straight road until you reach the next T-junction at about the 7 km mark. Now turn right and begin the small ascent towards Kinninvie. At the junction turn right onto Moor Lane (B6279). Continue along Moor Lane turning right at the cross road onto Dent Gate Lane. Once you have turned right (about the 11 km mark) continue to long steady ascent passing the cross road at Cedar Lodge. Do not turn here, instead continue straight ahead on Dent Gate Lane. This will take you back down to the main junction. Turn left here back onto Harmire Road, passing the golf club on your right hand side. Finally, continue along Harmire Road turning left back towards the Teesdale Leisure Centre. Remember to stop your gps watch, and take time to stretch and cool down.

Route Map

Route map for Teesdale Athletic Club Route 1 by Sean Williams on plotaroute.com