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Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May

1 race scheduled · 50 participants · Sun 9th May 2021 · Berkhamsted
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About this event

Build up your trail running stamina in this 8k guided run through the Chiltern Hills. Perfect for runners new to trail running, or runners looking for something a little different. Come to learn a few tips and tricks from the run leaders as you run past beautiful scenery.

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Since 2013, Run the Wild has been dedicated to delivering incredible trail running adventures in the UK and European Alps. Trail running is the ultimate pursuit of freedom, of feeling alive and it's something we are really passionate about! There’s nothing that compares to the feeling of running along mountain paths and for a moment leaving behind your busy life. Start YOUR amazing journey with Run the Wild! The company was founded to bring this experience of running trails in the wild; free of the usual race and logistical burdens, to you. We love exploring places, not just running races. We love meeting people and having an adventure together. We like races too, but this is where our heart really lies and if we can help you have more fun running trails; whether to see the sun rise over Mt Blanc as you climb up over a mountain pass, or indeed to check out a future race route then we will be happy! Join us running off into the unknown, the path flowing underneath your feet, snow capped mountains glinting in the sun, clouds melting away in the valleys far below. Setting your heart and mind free... Exploring places... not running races. This is what it feels like to be alive! “The mountains are calling and I must go.” John Muir, Meet the team.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri May 07 2021

What's included:

  • Experienced run leader
  • Free parking
  • Toilets on-site
  • Bag drop
8k
8:45am Sun 9th May 2021

Run 8km

£15.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
What do I need to bring to the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May?
Trail shoes and a face mask (to help prevent the spread of COVID) are necessities for this event. A sweat-wicking top and shorts or leggings are perfect. Weather permitting, you will also need to bring a lightweight waterproof jacket, cap, warm hat and gloves. You'll need to carry your mobile phone in case you get lost. A running backpack, water bottles, nutrition, whistle, personal first aid kit.… read more
FAQ
What run paces does the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May cater for?
Runners should be able to run either 5-7km and 8-11km an hour on the flat or road. Based on your running pace, the event organiser will group you into different paces.… read more
FAQ
Should I sign up for the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May if I've never run a trail run before?
This event is designed for beginners looking to learn and improve their running skills. All abilities are welcome, but it's definitely recommended you've run at least a 5k before.… read more
Route description
Route description

The second in the Winter Build-Up series, this event takes runners across a beautiful guided 8k trail. The run takes you through stunning woodlands, open ridge-lines of the Chiltern Hills, and is the perfect opportunities to learn trail running techniques.

The event is designed for those who are trying to build up to a 10k trail run, or even those just looking to get out there and run this spring.

Paces

There will be 2 paces for runners, 5-7km and 8-11km an hour on the flat or road, your pace will determine the group the organiser places you in. The event is inclusive to new runners and also those who are regularly out on the trails.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule

08:30 Registration closes

08:45 Race starts

10:30 Event ends (approximately)

Exact start times will be confirmed by the event organiser.

Volunteers

If you would like to get in touch with the event organiser, click the link below:

https://www.runthewild.co.uk/contact-us

How to get there

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted HP4 1NS, UK

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By Train

Ashridge House is just 40 minutes North West of London with train links from Euston. The nearest train stations are Tring and Berkhamsted where there are taxi ranks available.

Parking

There is an on-site free car park.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
What do I need to bring to the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May?
Trail shoes and a face mask (to help prevent the spread of COVID) are necessities for this event. A sweat-wicking top and shorts or leggings are perfect. Weather permitting, you will also need to bring a lightweight waterproof jacket, cap, warm hat and gloves. You'll need to carry your mobile phone in case you get lost. A running backpack, water bottles, nutrition, whistle, personal first aid kit.
FAQ
What run paces does the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May cater for?
Runners should be able to run either 5-7km and 8-11km an hour on the flat or road. Based on your running pace, the event organiser will group you into different paces.
FAQ
Should I sign up for the Winter 10k Build-Up Series - May if I've never run a trail run before?
This event is designed for beginners looking to learn and improve their running skills. All abilities are welcome, but it's definitely recommended you've run at least a 5k before.
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