For this years Christmas special we're off on a 19km route along the Wandle Trail in South London.
The run takes us from West Croydon to Wandsworth common following the River Wandle.
We will start at 1:30pm to allow us to finish at Belleville Brewing taproom. at respectable time for drinking!
As it's Christmas sign-up is just £5.
Sat 14th Dec, 2019
13:30 run start
18.8km / 11.6 miles
West Croydon → Wandsworth Common
No, only bring what you can run with!
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.
1 / 5
This run has a difficulty level of 1.
Level 1 runs are predominately flat on very 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.
Maps & elevation
The Wandle Trail winds its way up through South London along a brilliant set of urban footpaths.
The route starts in Croydon and follows the River Wandle all the way to the Wandsworth.
In total the run is 18.8km (11.6 miles) and is very flat with only 70 metres of elevation change.
If you would like to download the route to your watch or app use the files below.
Itinerary & meeting points
Post run refreshments
We will be heading to the brilliant Belleville Brewery taproom for our post run Christmas drinks.
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
We recommend this one from our friends at Aussie Grit Apparel.