Greensand Country guided trail run

Organised as part of the Greensand Country Festival

Book — £8

27th May 2018

A stunning 10-12 mile social run across some varied terrain including forest, sandy paths, and grassy trails.

This is an intermediate run. For information read our pace guide.

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This adventure is organised with the Greensand Country Landscape Partnership. Check out the rest of their events here

Next trip
Sunday 27th May 2018 — 10:10
Start location
Biggleswade Train Station (SG18 8AL)
Distance
10-12 miles
Intermediate
Average pace
6min/km — 9:40min/mile
Group size
Max capacity 20

Trip details

Itinerary

Please see below for a rough itinerary of the day.

09:12 Depart London Kings Cross
09:55 Meet at Biggleswade station
10:10 Trail start
13:00 Trail finish
13:00 Warm down
13:15 Refuel (venue TBC)

Fuel

It is essential to carry water and recommended to bring a gel (or something sugary) for extra energy.

We will have a number of stops on route to allow you to catch a breather and have a drink.

Refuel

We will finish the run at a local pub/cafe for a drink. Venue to be confirmed.

Route

We will start and finish in the market town of Biggleswade which has an abundance of shops and places to eat.

The aim of the run is to explore some of the Greensand Country's best features including Biggleswade Common, River Ivel, The Lodge, parts of the Greenwheel and to stop, take photos and enjoy the outdoors.

We will stop for an optional coffee at Jordan's Mill, roughly 2 kilometres from the finish.

Distance — 10-12km

Elevation — Undulating

Jordans Mill
Jordan's Mill

Travel

Arriving

By train:

If travelling from London trains depart from Kings Cross and take 43 minutes. There is a 09:12 which arrives into Biggleswade at 09:55.

By car:

For drivers the postcode is for the start location is SG18 8AL.

Departing

Trains back to London depart at 19 minutes past the hour.

Tickets

Please organise and book your own train tickets for this adventure.

Your guide

Tim Mills

Chiltern Hills trail guide

Chilterns local Tim has a background in teaching & coaching as well as holding awards in athletics & orienteering.

He began running seriously 5 years ago after the birth of his first child, starting with 5k/10k local road races to lose a few extra pounds. Shortly after he signed up for his first trail marathon, deciding that's where running should taking place!

Now his mission is to convert everyone he meets to the beauty of the trails.

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