1 Dears Leap, East Grinstead, Sussex

Once a race promoted by East Grinstead CC’s Andy Seltzer. Deers Leap is a course we have not used for a few years. This day it was very wet but I can remember very hot weather for some races.

The course was a mix of farm tracks, wooded areas and country park grassland which crossed a rather deep and wide’ish gully, which filled with water when wet.

Konrad Manning: “Good course – sorry to hear it’s joined the list of lost.”

Sylvain Garde: “There was a cool little shop with a few bike parts there. That was à tricky course when muddy”.

Oskar Scarsbrook: “I was more interested in the plethora of large sticks the forest provided.”

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League champion Chris Andsell won the race, 2008

Picture above is of Sylvain Garde and George Brent in 2008.

East Grinstead is also famous for Ron Hubbard’s Church, Latter Day Saints and Hare Krishna’s who all have a HQ there.