We're back in Wendover, one of our all time favourite places to run.
This event forms part of the Chilterns Walking Festival which runs throughout May – This will be the fastest 'walk' of the programme!
We will complete a hilly 10 mile route which features some of the best local viewpoints and countryside.
There will be two pace options available:
This group will be aiming to complete the run in 2h15. We will be running at 6:45-7:00m/km with a few stops along the route.
This is a slightly faster group, aiming to finish within 2 hours. The average pace will be around 6:30min/km.
Sun 17th May, 2020
10:45 run start | Trains at 09:57
16km / 10 miles
Wendover Station → Wendover Station
Marylebone → Wendover (48mins)
No, only bring what you can run with!
Maps & route info
The route is exactly 16km and start and finishes at Wendover Station.
The route has a number of climbs to conquer, including Combe and Whiteleaf Hill.
As mentioned above we will be splitting into two separate pace groups.
If you would like to download the route to your watch or app use the files below.
Pacing & difficulty
This run has a pacing level of Easy.
Our Easy paced runs will be led at approximately 6:45min/km (10:50min/mile)*
These runs are aimed at people newer to trail running but anyone is welcome.
*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.
Itinerary & meeting points
Please 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.
If you're travelling from London Marylebone, meet us outside WHSmith at 09:40-45.
Meet us outside the main entrance of Wendover Train Station.
Trains & tickets
Please meet the Runaway team at the meeting point 15-20mins prior to departure.
Driving & parking
There is plenty of parking available at Wendover station.
There is also some of free on street parking in the surrounding area.
Post run refreshments
After the run please join us for a drink or lunch at The Shoulder of Mutton.
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.