Starting and finishing at St Martha's, Guildford, this run features some of the best parts of the North Downs Way and surrounding areas, including the infamous Box Hill.
You will be guided by myself, an experienced ultra runner, running coach and Salomon athlete. This run is perfect as your first taste of ultra running, the route is taken care of and you will get the chance to learn from an experienced ultra runner, and get any running questions you may have answered.
We will explore the trails of the Surrey Hills, passing through small villages, offering beautiful views of the downs, before heading up onto the downs. We'll pass through Denbies Wine Estate before reaching our target, the top of Box Hill. Here we will grab a drink and some cake, take a breather and enjoy the fantastic views. We'll then make our way back to Guildford, following the North Downs Way 'westbound' before arriving at Newland's Corner and St Martha's church.
Pace: This is not a race! We will run as a group and share this experience together. I advise that you have run at least 22 miles in training before trying this event. You should be able to comfortably run an average pace of 10 min/miles | 6 min/km for prolonged periods of time on the trail, and have a suitable level of fitness. Ultra running first timers encouraged!
Kit: A full kit list will be provided, I have Salomon Sense Ride 2 and Speedcross 5 trail shoes available to test, please state your size during registration if interested.
Getting there: Guildford has excellent transport links by both car and train. Full details will be provided.
Info: We will be in touch with further detailed information and instructions a few days before the run, if you haven't heard from us, please get in contact.
FREE BEER: Running Adventures have partnered with the wonderful Days Brewing Company, one of the most delicious alcohol free beers around. You can expect to receive a lush beer (subject to availability) at the end of the run to either enjoy with your new found running pals, or take home to have another time.
COVID-19: View our guidelines and precautions here. If the run is cancelled by Running Adventures due to COVID-19, you will be offered the choice of a refund or transfer to a later event.
“Who knew that running 30 miles could be so much fun? With Running Adventures, you have the chance to explore the heart of the North Downs, view the splendour of the English countryside and meet like-minded runners who simply love the great outdoors.”
"Matt is a very experienced ultra runner so we bombarded him with questions! I learnt an awful lot during the day and came away from it very enthusiastic and excited for my ultra plans ahead."
Guildford, United Kingdom
Based out of Guildford, Surrey, but working across the UK and beyond, Running Adventures was founded in 2014 by Matt Buck, through a passion for all things running and trails.
Running Adventures are experienced in offering a variety of services such as...
- Coaching, both online and face to face
- Guided Trail Adventures
- Bespoke Trail Adventures
- Training Weekends
- Race Directorships