#54 Chilterns Heritage Festival
Chiltern Hills Wendover
An 11 mile group trail run in Wendover exploring Coombe Hill and the surrounding woodlands.
Sat 5th Oct 19
Registration for this run is handled externally from Runaway, please visit the link below to sign up.
This event is organised in conjunction with the Chilterns Heritage Festival.
For this run we're hitting some of our favourite trails in the Chilterns.
Starting from Wendover we will be completing a circular route passing through Coombe Hill, Chequers, Beacon Hill & Whiteleaf.
Sat 5th Oct, 2019
10:45 run start | Trains at 09:57
17.2km / 10.7 miles
Marylebone → Wendover (48m)
No, only bring what you can run with!
Pacing & difficulty
This run has a pacing level of Medium.
During our medium paced runs the lead runner will average 6:00min/km (9:40min/mile)*.
For these runs it's important you have some experience running off road and are confident completing the distance at this pace.
*This pace will vary dependent on the terrain/elevation, so there are times when we go faster, slower & hike.
3 / 5
This run has a difficulty level of 3.
Level 3 runs are undulating throughout and/or has more technical terrain.
Our difficulty level reflects the amount of elevation you will encounter on the route and a measure of how tough/technical the terrain is.
Maps & elevation
The route starts in Wendover heading out up Coombe Hill, past Chequers and Beacon Hill and then towards Whiteleaf. From there you will turn back past Brush Hill up towards Pulpit Hill and then jump on the Icknield Way back to Wendover.
The route is 17.2km / 10.7 miles long and will be ran at a social pace allowing time to take time the views and take photos.
If you would like to download the route to your watch or app use the files below.
Itinerary & meeting points
Pleate note: This itinerary assumes you are travelling via train from central London however we welcome runners from anywhere!
If you're driving, see below for parking details.
We will meet outside WHSmith within the main ticket hall.
Meet up outside the main entrance of Wendover station.
Meet at Marylebone
Arrive in Wendover
Start trail run
Approximate run finish
Refreshments at pub
Suggested departure to London
Arrive back in Marylebone
Trains & tickets
13:56, 14:26, 14:56
14:50, 15:20, 15:50
Please meet the Runaway team at the meeting point 15-20 mins prior to departure.
Off peak day return
GroupSave or with railcard
Off peak day return
If you're travelling from central London purchase GroupSave tickets when you sign up to save 1/3 on the ticket price.
Tickets are distributed at Marylebone on the day of the run.
Driving & parking
There is parking available both at Wendover station and for free within surrounding roads.
Post run refreshments
The route will finish at the King and Queen Public House in Wendover.
You also have the option to enjoy lunch after your run, if you so wish. A 2 course set menu will be forwarded nearer the time and tea and coffee is included in the lunch price.
If you do wish to stay for lunch, please select the appropriate ticket when booking.
If we can reserve an area we will, however we don’t formally book a table as this often requires a deposit/exact numbers. If the chosen pub/cafe is full or busy we will try somewhere else.
What to bring
Trail running shoes
Wear appropriate shoes for uneven terrain & muddy conditions!
Carry at least 500ml of water with you.
You're unlikely to forget this but please remember to fully charge it.
Bring an energy gel, bar or some sugar to help refuel during the run.
Running pack or bag
You'll need something like this to carry everything in.
A sun hat for warm weather or a warm hat for cold weather.
In cold or wet conditions please bring gloves.
Carry a small amount of cash, you never know when it will be useful.
Water reistant jacket
We recommend this one from our friends at Aussie Grit Apparel.