Event details

Welcome to Trail Days - A brand new event type for 2023.

Trail Days are a way for everyone to get involved and connect with the Runaway Adventures community.

Our first event is hosted from Aldbury Memorial Hall in the Chilterns. There will be a selection of activities on offer, including:

1. Ivinghoe Beacon Time Trial
2. 12km social group run
3. Run your own route (using one of our pre-tested runs)
4. Pre/post run chill-out zone - Refreshments served all day

Scroll down for information! 😊

Enter event

Ivinghoe Beacon Time Trial

£10 per person

Group Trail Run

£10 per person

Refreshments only

£3 per person

 

Key Information

Event Base
Aldbury Memorial Hall, Aldbury, HP23 5RR
Time
1000-1400
Group Run
12.6km group run starting at 1045
Time Trial
12.8km route to Ivinghoe Beacon and back - Start anytime between 1015-1200.
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks, Cake
Parking
See below
Trains
Tring station is 15 min walk from the event base. See below for more info.
Bag Drop
Yes

Itinerary

1000
Aldbury Memorial Hall opens for pre-run refreshments
1015
First Time Trial start time
1045
Group Run departs
1200
Last Time Trial start time
1215
Group run returns
1330
End of session awards
1345
Hall Closes

What's On

Time Trial

Take on our 'Beacon & Back' timed challenge. An out and back route along The Ridgeway to Ivinghoe Beacon. Start any time between 1015 & 1200 and see where you place on the leaderboard. Scroll down for more details.

Group Run

There will be 12.6km social run starting at 1045 along a scenic circular loop. Scroll down for more details on route and pacing.

Run a Route

Come down and complete your training run from our base. Below we have shared three fantastic routes that you can choose from.

Refreshments

Join us pre or post run for refreshments, including freshly brewed coffee and homemade cakes. Partners, family and non-runners all welcome.

Time Trial Info

Distance: 12.8km | Elevation: 326m+

The time trial route starts at Aldbury Memorial Hall and follows The Ridgeway National Trail to Ivinghoe Beacon.

This is a classic section of the trail with panoramic views throughout, and several ups and downs.

The route is 6.4km in each direction and is well signed by the National Trail acorn signs.

IMPORTANT: We will not be marking this route ourselves - Part of the challenge is to successfully navigate the route.Please use the resources below to help you."

Time Trial Leaderboard

GPX File
OS Maps
Garmin
PDF Map

Group Run Info

Distance: 12.6km | Elevation: 309m+

The social run will follow the same route as the Time Trial to Ivinghoe Beacon for the first half. After reacing the summit you will loop back via the Ashridge Estate trails.

The total distance is 12.6km, we will aim to complete this in 1h20-1h30.

Run a Route

Come run one of our routes below and join us pre/post run for coffee, cake and a chat.

Short

An udulating loop with decent views across the Chilterns.

8.8km / 191m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps

Medium

This route is that our group run is following.

12.6km / 137m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps

Long

A classic loop following the original Chiltern Ridge 50 route.

19.2km / 388m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps
Event base

Event base

Our event base is at Aldbury Memorial Hall. Right next to The Ridgeway in the Chilterns.

The hall is ours between 1000-1400 and we will be serving hot and cold drinks and a selecion of cakes and other sweet treats.

The hall has toilets and we will be happy to look after any belongings whilst you are out running.

View on Google Maps

Parking Info

There is no parking directly at the Memorial Hall. Please park in one of the following locations:

1. Aldbury Playing Field, Stocks Road (5 min walk)
2. Residential parking on Trooper Road (park considerately)
3. Tring Station (15/20 min walk)

Train Travel

A regular train service operates between London Euston and Tring, with an average journey time of 35-40 mins.

Please check timetables and plan your journey accordingly. We will provide recommendeded train times prior to the event so runners can travel together.

Event partners

Mountain Fuel
Ugoku Projects
Athletic Brewing
Chimney Fire Coffee

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