Hankley Common 10k - August
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Join this historic guided trail running experience through Hankley Common. You will visit the famous Atlantic Wall which was used by WW2 operatives to prepare for the D-Day landings. Take in the views and put yourself in soldier's shoes as this is still an active armed forces MOD training site.
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
Elstead, United Kingdom
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20 to 50m elevation gain per km
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Where and when
Thursley Common Main Car Park, Elstead, Godalming GU8 6LW, UK
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
Here's what races are available for Hankley Common 10k - August
On this guided 10k tour of Hankley Common be sure to embrace the wonderful views as you traverse the gravel pathways. There are some parts of the course which may be rather treacherous. Your professional guide will make sure you can overcome any challenges. His expertise will ensure this course is an enjoyable experience for everyone.
With plenty of hills to challenge yourself this course is great for anyone looking to change up their normal running schedule. Beginners do not hesitate there will be break to admire the natural beauty of the common and to rest.
You will also visit the Atlantic Wall which was constructed for WW2 armed forces to prepare for the D-Day landings. For any film buffs attending, Hankley Common has also been the set for James Bond films as well as The Avengers. The common's natural beauty is a fantastic backdrop to any sunset so make sure to enjoy yourself and soak up the sunset.
- Guided Trail Run
- Opportunity to meet like-minded people
- Frequent rests
How to get there
Thursley Common Main Car Park, Elstead, Godalming GU8 6LW, UKGet full directions
Exact meeting locations will be confirmed closer to the date.
Hankley Common is easily accessible as it is just off of the A3. Full details for parking venues will be available in due course.
If travelling from London the best train to take is the Portsmouth Harbour bound train from London Waterloo Station. Get off at Godalming Railway station, from there you can take a taxi or a bus to Hankley Common.
Event day logistics
19:00 Event Starts
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.
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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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.
Can anyone join in the Hankley Common 10k?
Yes, all runners over 16 years of age welcome. Book a ticket and make sure you can run between 10-11 min/miles (6-7 min/km) and have good fitness.
What kit do I need for the Hankley Common 10k?
Make sure to wear trail shoes and weather appropriate clothing. A full kit list will be provided by the event organiser in due course.
How long will it take to finish the Hankley Common 10k?
The longest it will take is approximately 70-minutes without stops, but there will be plenty of rests to take photos and admire the views so make sure to factor this in when deciding whether to book.
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