Saunderton — Guided trail run

We're back in the Chilterns, this time exploring Saunderton and the Hell fire caves!

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Saturday May 12th, 2018

This runs takes us into the heart of the Chilterns through a mixture of woodland and sloping meadows.

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

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Next trip
Saturday 12th May 2018 — 10:00
Start location
Saunderton Station (HP14 4LJ)
Distance
10 miles
Intermediate
Average pace
6:00-6:30min/km
Group size
Max capacity 20

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Trip details

Itinerary

Please see below for a rough itinerary of the day.

09:13 Depart London Euston (if applicable)
09:55 Arrive at Saunderton station
10:00 Trail start
12:15 Trail finish
12:20 Warm down
12:30 Refuel (Venue TBC)
13:50 Depart back to London
14:36 Arrive into Marylebone

Refuel

We will finish the run at a local pub/cafe in Saunderton for a drink/lunch (venue TBC).

Route

Starting out at Saunderton Station we head through the woods towards West Wycombe and Hell fire caves. After this we make our way up towards Hughenden Manor before turning back in the direction of Bradenham Manor.

In all the route is 10 miles long with 300m of elevation and takes in three National Trust estates.

Hell fire caves

What to bring?

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.

Kit

We do not have a bag drop so please bring only what you can run with. Please wear trail running shoes and bring a warm layer for after. For a full list click here.

Dogs

This route is dog friendly.

Travel

Arriving

By train:

We will be travelling on the 09:13 train from London Marylebone which arrives into Saunderton at 09:55.

By car:

For drivers the postcode for the start location is HP14 4LJ.

Departing

Trains back to Marylebone depart at 50 past the hour. We will aim to get on the 13:50.

Tickets

Please purchase your tickets before the trip.

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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