Sun 21st Feb, 2021
09:45 run start | Trains at 09:02
20.2km / 12.5 miles
Welwyn North → Welwyn North
London Kings Cross → Welweyn North (33mins)
Maps & route info
The route forms a circle around Welwyn Garden City and is 20.2km in distance and relatively flat with 220m of elevation change.
The route passes through many beauty spots including Tewin Bury Nature
Reserve, Digswell Viaduct and Sherrardspark Wood.
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 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.
2 / 5
This run has a difficulty level of 2.
Level 2 runs are a mixture of flat and undulating sections on runnable 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.
Please organise train travel individually in order to minimise social contact.
Meet us outside Deli Stop, which is located on the east side of the train station.
Trains & tickets
Train also calls at - Finsbury Park
Please meet the Runaway team at the meeting point 15-20mins prior to departure.
Driving & parking
There is paid (£2.80) parking available directly at the station
Post run refreshments
We will organise any post run refreshments closers to the run. However due to restrictions and the cold weather it is likely we will not be able to do anything as a group.
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
Always bring an extra layer or two in case the weather turns nasty.