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

1. Wendover Time Trial
2. 15km 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! 😊

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Wendover Time Trial

£10 per person

Group Trail Run

£10 per person

Refreshments only

£3 per person

 

Key Information

Event Base
Wendover Memorial Hall, Wharf Rd, Wendover, HP22 6HF
Time
1000-1400
Group Run
15km group run starting at 1045
Time Trial
9.6km route to Ivinghoe Beacon and back - Start anytime between 1015-1200.
Refreshments
Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks, Cake
Parking
See below
Trains
Tring station is 10 min walk from the event base. See below for more info.
Bag Drop
Yes

Itinerary

1000
Wendover 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 new Wendover timed challenge - A 9.6km loop down the canal and into the woods. Scroll down for more details.

Group Run

There will be 15km 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: 9.6km | Elevation: 178m+

A short and varied route to test both your speed and hill climbing.

The first 3.5km provides a fast start following the Grand Union Canal from the memorial hall to Halton.

Runners then climb into the woods and have two hills to tackle between 4-7km.

The final 2.6km offers a gentle descent back into town and back to the hall.

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
TBC
PDF Map
TBC

Group Run Info

Distance: 15km | Elevation: 375m+

The group run will leave Wendover Memorial Hall at 1045. Our route takes runners into Wendover Woods and out along The Ridgeway.

The route is challenging in places with a few hills to climb, however please don't be put off - Our guide will go at a social pace with several stoppages allow everyone to stick together.

We will aim to complete the route in 1h45.

Run a Route

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

Short

A simple loop over in Wendover Woods

5.8km / 145m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps

Medium

This route is that our group run is following.

15km / 375m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps

Long

A classic loop to Hastoe and Swan Bottom via The Ridgeway.

18.2km / 417m+

Download GPX View on OS Maps
Event base

Event base

Our event base is at Wendover Memorial Hall in the centre of Wendover.

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 are 15-20 spaces directly at the Memorial Hall.

If the car park is full when you arrive, please park on the road out front.

Train Travel

A regular train service operates between London Marylebone and Wendover, with an average journey time of 40-50 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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