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White Cliffs of Dover (30km)

Sunday 4th August 2019


Prices increase to £10 on July 21st

White Cliffs of Dover (30km)

This is a 30km (18.5 mile) group trail run from Folkestone to Deal along the South Coast, passing through Dover.

We will be traveling by train to Folkestone and running East along the Coastal paths to our finish point in Deal.

This is a longer run than usual and would act as perfect training for any upcoming trail marathon/ultra.

How to register

It's £8 to join, plus the cost of train tickets. Click below to sign-up.


Prices increase to £10 on July 21st

Date
Sunday 4th August, 10:40 (train at 09:37)
Start/finish location
Folkestone / Deal
Distance
30km (18.5 miles)
Intermediate
Average pace
6:00-6:30min/km
Group size
12 runners (+ 2 guides)
Bag drop
Not available for this run

Trip details

Itinerary

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

*St Pancras meeting point: Outside Starbucks (Map)

09:20 Meet at St Pancras*
09:37 Depart St Pancras
10:30 Arrive in Folkestone
10:40 Start run
14:10 Approximate finish time
14:15 Refreshments on the seafront
15:31 Suggested departure back to London (earlier train at 14:31)
16:54 Arrive back in London

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

Route

Trail running along the South Coast

Distance — 29.8km / 18.5 miles

Terrain — Coastal footpaths

Elevation — Undulating throughout

Travel

Rail

You can travel with the Runaway team from St Pancras station boarding the 09:37 arriving in Folkestone at 10:30.

If you are travelling to/from St Pancras 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 Deal will cover both journeys.

Driving

If you drive to Folkestone then you can get the train back from Deal, journey time is around 30 minutes.

Refreshments

If the weather is good we will finish the run at the Seafront in Deal and enjoy some Fish & Chips on the beach.

If the weather is rubbish we will make plans to eat inside somewhere.

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

Caitlin Jones

Trail guide, Runaway Adventures

Caitlin has been with Runaway Adventures from day 1. She has embarked on over 25 adventures with us and is an integral park of the team.

She is currently training for Chiltern Wonderland (50 miles) in September and has completed 4 marathons to date.

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