OK it's official.
After extensive research utilising the latest Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and base-data supplied by Ordnance Survey we can reveal that the town run is 10447.15 metres in length (that's 6.49 miles in old money).
Measurement was carried out three times and an average taken of the three measurements. Route was measured from lights at Countess Road Side to the side door.
Let that be an end of it Mr Sills.
Though no doubt arguments will still persist about whether it's harder going via West Barns first or via the "new houses".....