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Trail run (14km) + paddleboarding

Saturday 17th August 2019


Prices includes run, paddleboarding + food

Trail run (14km) + paddleboarding

We are continuing our summer theme of combining running with water — we're off paddleboarding!

The adventure is situated in Lidlington, an hour from London Euston where we will run a lovely 14km trail loop and then spend some time at Brogborough Lake messing around on some paddleboards.

For more info on paddleboarding, click here.

Important: You will need to bring a change of shoes and clothes in case you get wet. There will be a bag drop available.

How to register

It's £25 to join, this includes the run, paddleboarding + buffet lunch.

Date
Saturday 17th August, 10:20 (train at 09:15)
Start/finish location
Lidlington
Distance
13.7km (8.5 miles)
Beginner Intermediate
Average pace
6:00-6:30min/km
Group size
18 runners (+ 2 guides)
Bag drop
Available

Trip details

Itinerary

Please see the transport section below for more details on train tickets.

*Euston meeting point: Outside ticket machines on the left side of the main hall.

09:00 Meet at Euston*
09:15 Depart Euston
09:50 Change at Bletchly
10:21 Arrive in Lidlington
10:30 Start 13.7km run
12:00 Arrive at lake for Paddleboarding
13:00 Buffet lunch by the lake
14:15 Depart back to London
15:20 Arrive back in Euston

You will receive an email prior to the run confirming all the details and specific meeting points.

Route

Trail running in Bedfordshire

Distance — 13.7km / 8.5 miles

Terrain — Countryside dirt paths

Elevation — Flat/Undulating

Trail running in Bedfordshire

Travel

Rail

You can travel with the Runaway team from Euston station boarding the 09:15 arriving in Lidlington at 10:21.

If you are travelling to/from Euston then take advantage of our GroupSave discount by purchasing your train tickets when you sign up for the run.

If you are buying your own ticket an off-peak day return to Lidlington is what you need.

Driving

You can park at Lidlington station or at the lake itself.

Refreshments

Included in the sign-up price is a buffer lunch. This will be a selection of sandwiches (vegetarian/vegan available), crisps, fruit, cake & hot/cold drinks.

Please let us know any dietary requirements when registering for the run.

Your guide

Chris Bradley

Founder, Runaway Adventures

Chris is an ultra-runner and founder of Runaway Adventures.

He has completed a number of long distance events, most recently the Lofoten Ultra Trail (50 miles) in Norway.

Chris is certified as a Fell/Trail Leader in Running Fitness and is Outdoor First Aid trained.

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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