Starting and finishing in Guildford, this run features some of the best scenery in the Surrey Hills, including the wonderful St Martha's church and hill, we will enjoy a range of wonderful trails and take in part of the North Downs Way. Running at sunset is a fantastic experience and first timers are very welcome. Your senses will go into overdrive as darkness falls, and you rush through woodland, surrounded by shadows and wildlife. We often see Badgers and always hear Owls in the trees above.
While always visiting St Martha's church, I change the route to this run often, so it's always worth coming back is it will likely be different.
This run is perfect for those new to trail running, who may be training for an ultra that will lead them into the night, or simply to those that haven't felt comfortable running into the woods alone at dusk.
You will be guided by myself, an experienced ultra runner, running coach and Salomon athlete. You don't need to worry about where you are going or the route we will take, I will take care of everything so all you need to do is concentrate on running and having fun.
Sunset runs occur during the lighter, warmer months and offer stunning running at dusk, with cool temperatures and fantastic views, the perfect end to any day.
Night runs occur during the darker, colder months and offer the unique experience of running trails at night by headtorch, in a safe group environment.
Pace: This is not a race! We will run as a group and share this experience together. You should be able to run between 10-11 min/miles (6-7 min/km) and have a good level of fitness. First timers encouraged!
Kit: A full kit list will be provided but you will need a head torch and spare batteries. I have Salomon Sense Ride 2 and Speedcross 5 trail shoes available to test, please state your size during registration if interested.
Torches: Running Adventures are proud to partner with Ledlenser and have the latest Ledlenser torches for you to trial on the run.
Getting there: Guildford has excellent transport links by both car and train. Full details will be provided.
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