Box Hill Vertical KM - May

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With over 1000 metres of elevation your legs will be challenged as you and a team of runners battle the infamous Box Hill and its surrounding slopes. You will be taken on a guided tour off the beaten track. Join to meet link-minded runners.
12.5 miles
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Sat, 13 May 2023
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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(5 Reviews)
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Where and when
National Trust Box Hill Stepping Stones, A24, Dorking RH5 6AE, UK
Start times
Sat, 13 May 2023
12.5 miles:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Box Hill Vertical KM - May
12.5 miles
1 Loop
Route information
Terrain: Rough
Elevation: Very Hilly (over 1000 metres)
This guided trail run guarantees to be a pulse raiser. Your guide will take you through the wooded landscape, heathlands and open fields, all with an attempt to summit as many hills as possible (at least 1000metres of elevation).
You can expect to run at a sociable pace with rests at the summits to take in the breathtaking views. Do not be surprised to be crawling up some of these hills - they are brutal. This event guarantees plenty of downhill sections which are perfect for the adrenaline junkie who enjoy letting the hills do the work. Also expect some technical trails, no need to worry the guide will help you navigate these with ease.
What's included
  • Free Beer
  • Guided Trail Run
  • Opportunity to meet like-minded people
  • Frequent rests
How to get there
National Trust Box Hill Stepping Stones, A24, Dorking RH5 6AE, UK
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Exact meeting locations will be confirmed closer to the date.
There will be parking available on site.
By Car
Box Hill is just south of the M25 with lots of easy links to most of London.
By Train
The closest train station to Box Hill is Leatherhead where you can catch a bus to Box Hill.
Event day logistics
08:00 Event Starts
Age Requirements
All entrants must be at least 16 years or older.
This is not a race and should not be treated as such. However, all entrants should be able to at least run 10-11 min/mile (6-7 mine/km) and have a good level of fitness.
Kit List
A full kit list will be provided in due course. Here is some suggestions:
  • Trail shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Hydration packs/water bottles
If the event is cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions the organiser will offer a refund or a transfer to a later date.
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Running Adventures
Based out of Guildford, Surrey, but working across the UK and beyond, Running Adventures was founded in 2014 by Salomon athlete; Matt Buck, through a passion for all things running and trails.
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How old do I need to be to attend the Box Hill Vertical KM?
Entrants must be 18 years or over to enter.
Can beginners enter the Box Hill Vertical KM?
Yes, the Box Hill Vertical KM is great for newcomers to the trail running. As long as you can run at least pace of 10 min/mile (6-7 min/km) this event will be perfect for you.
What kit do I need for the Box Hill Vertical KM?
A more refined kit will be suggested by the organiser closer to the date but trail shoes, water and weather appropriate kit is recommended.
5 reviews
Did the race in 2022
This guided run was really fun, friendly, and tough! It was well organised by Matt and he had 3 other guides along to make sure no one got lost, and we took breaks often to catch our breath after big hills.I would highly recommend Matt's guided runs as you don't have to worry about mapping a course and you can just enjoy the run and chat with others in the group. One small thing I would change is having the start / end at the car park near the cafe / loos but otherwise it was perfect!
Did the race in 2022
Was an amazing experience. Highly recommend it 💪
Did the race in 2022
Really liked it.its was spot on.
Did the race in 2022
Beautiful route, lovely group, and a lot of hills! Would totally do it again.
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