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The Saint manoeuvred the Privateer into her drawn lane position towards the outside of the muster area, about a mile and a quarter behind the line, with the start boat on the extreme outside, farthest from the Cowes shore and the assembled thousands who had gathered to watch what little of the race a landbound spectator could hope to see.
The last of the checkers-in had greeted him some mile and a quarter further back along the course.
You get out at Perry’s Halt and walk two and a half miles by the road if you don’t know the short cut, and a mile and a quarter across the fields if you do.
There is but one railroad that crosses this section of the Central Apennines; it is the one between Ancona and Foligno that passes near Fossato, through a tunnel about a mile and a quarter long.
Most of the divisions had to move down the narrow Quaker or Willis Church Road, and after a mile and a quarter they came to a little creek known as Western Run.