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Wey Ahead is a 5km, 15km, 25km or 32km walk or run alongside the Basingstoke Canal and River Wey in support of local mental health charities. The rural course features fantastic scenery along the river and canal which can be enjoyed as a pleasant summer afternoon walk or as a part of training for an Ultra Run.

Review summary

4.6
30 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Jeremy T
"Great race,well organized, lot of fun. I really enjoyed the scenery. Looking..."

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Theodor l
"Incredible experience. Ran the 25k with a friend, organization was slightly..."

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Mohammadreza M
"The event was fantastic with a great atmosphere. The staff were both friendly..."
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How to enter the Wey Ahead

  1. 32k

    Run 32km
    £35
    Event passed
  2. 25k

    Run 25km
    £25
    Event passed
  3. 15k

    Run 15km
    £25
    Event passed
  4. 5k

    Run 5km
    £10
    Event passed

Wey Ahead routes

The waterside course takes the 5km walkers/runners to Byfleet.

15km walkers and runners follow the river from Woking to Send.

25km walkers and runners will start at Woking and finish by Mill Mead Lock in Guildford.

32km walkers and runners start in Woking and follow the Basingstoke Canal to Byfleet before picking up the River Wey and following the towpath through Guildford and down to Godalming.
Aid stations are available at 5km, 15km, 25km and at 32km.

Event Details

Chip Timing

First Aid

Route Marking

Water Stations

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REGISTRATION -
Registration will be open from 07:30 in Jubilee Sq. Come here to collect your race bib and timing strap. You will not receive anything in the post.
WHAT TO WEAR -
Comfortable walking boots. Runners should wear trail

BAGGAGE -
Bag transfer available for 25km and 32km run participants.

WATER -
Drinks will be available at water stations/finish lines on course. Participants are advised to carry their own water in addition to this.

DON'T FORGET -
Suitable footware for trail running or appropriate boots for walking longer distances.
Sunscreen for the beautiful May sunshine we hope!

If you would like to volunteer for the event then please follow the link below -

https://www.riderhq.com/groups/aat-volunteers/0/join?entrylist=48592

Timing -

Chip timing will be available for 25km and 32km run participants.

First aid -

Team Medic staff will be on hand.

Toilets -

Public toilets are available in Woking shopping. Toilets will be available at/close to water stations and at the 32km finish in Godalming United Reformed Church.

Water -

Drinks will be available at water stations on course. Participants are advised to carry their own water in addition to this.

Meet the organiser

Founded in 2004, we organize fun events for fun people. We pride ourselves on customer loyalty and always aim to organise a friendly racing environment in scenic locations.

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Wey Ahead reviews (30)

4.6 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • J

    Jeremy V

    Did the 5k in 2019

    I drove from a way away to do this run but wasn't disappointed, ran a pb but wouldn't have managed it without all the staff!
  • C

    Cara F

    Did the 25k in 2019

    Lovely long run, the staff were really brilliant and professional and really made the experience for me
  • A

    Adrian R

    Did the 32k in 2019

    First time doing the full course and it was great, some things on the organisation front didnt seem to go to plan but that only added to the overall atmosphere!
  • F

    Flo P

    Did the 5k in 2019

    My first ever 5k and I had a brilliant time, a great introduction to the world of running events
  • K

    Kevin G

    Did the 25k in 2019

    First time I've ever gone over a half marathon distance but I loved it! The canal route was perfect and the photos too
  • G

    Guest

    Did the 32k in 2019

    1st time running event & absolutely loved the experience. Very well organised & great support throughout. Looking forward to my next AAT Event!
  • Did the 25k in 2019

    I really enjoyed this event and it was awesome to run down the canal. Very well organised and the free photos were a really nice touch.
  • Did the 5k in 2019

    The event was fantastic with a great atmosphere. The staff were both friendly and professional. Highly recommended.
  • Did the 25k in 2019

    Incredible experience. Ran the 25k with a friend, organization was slightly haphazard but it made for a wonderful atmosphere and overall a super memorable race day. Would definitely recommend, and will try to run the full 32k course next year.
  • Did the 32k in 2019

    Great race,well organized, lot of fun. I really enjoyed the scenery. Looking forward to running again next year!
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