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  • Date

    Sun 8th Nov, 2020

  • Time

    10:45 run start | Trains at 09:11

  • Distance

    22.3km / 13.8 miles

  • Start/finish

    Hassocks → Hassocks

  • Trains

    London Bridge → Hassocks (54mins)

  • Average pace

    6:00min/km (9:40min/mile)

  • Elevation

    Hilly (615m)

  • Group size

    20

  • Bag drop

    No, only bring what you can run with!

  • Dogs allowed

    No

The route is just over 22km and there will be no hiding from the hills in this one.

Come prepared to graft as we conquer 600m of elevation gain including the 100m deep valley of Devils Dyke.

If you would like to download the route to your watch or app use the files below.

Medium

This run has a pacing level of Medium.

  • Average pace

    6:00min/km (9:40min/mile)

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.

4 / 5

This run has a difficulty level of 4.

  • Elevation

    615 metres

Level 4 runs are hilly throughout and/or has very 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.

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.

Meeting points

London Bridge

We will organise a meeting point at London Bridge closer to the day.

Route start

Meet outside the main entrance* of Hassocks station.

*The side that The Hassocks pub is on.

Please meet the Runaway team at the meeting point 15-20mins prior to departure.

There is parking available at Hassocks train station.

We will hit The Hassocks pub next to the train station for some post run drinks.

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.

Chris Bradley

Chris is the founder of Runaway and an ultra marathon runner.

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Caitlin Jones

Caitlin is an integral part of the Runaway team and an experienced trail and ultra runner.

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Trail running shoes

Wear appropriate shoes for uneven terrain & muddy conditions!

Water

Carry at least 500ml of water with you.

Phone

You're unlikely to forget this but please remember to fully charge it.

Snacks

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.

Hat

A sun hat for warm weather or a warm hat for cold weather.

Gloves

In cold or wet conditions please bring gloves.

Cash

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.

If you have a question prior to the event please email Chris or message us through our Facebook page.

If you need to contact us on the event day itself, please call or text Chris on the number below.

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