Trail-Run Explorers

Perry standing in the Malvern Hills

Guided Runs

Lewes Three Peaks - Mount Caburn, Firle Beacon and Kingston Ridge (Around 18 miles)

Over 18 miles and in excess of 2600ft of elevation covered on this looped trail in Lewes, East Sussex, England. We start and finish this route in the heart of Lewes, I'll probably grab a coffee and cake afterwards.

This is a public and well known route, it is an event and not a race, therefore the intent is to run as a group, support each other and enjoy the day. This is perfect for building up towards a marathon trail distance. There is a mixture of terrain, minimal time is spent on pavements and mostly we will be on the trails.

A good level of fitness is required, remember snacks, water and a good attitude. We will run even if the weather is poor so come prepared. If you have sticks there is an opportunity to try them out.

Lewes Three Peaks

Cuckmere Haven

Cuckmere Haven - A little more than 14.5 miles (Route courtesy of www.wildrunning.co.uk)

This is a spectacular run that takes you across the springy grass above the iconic white chalk cliff tops with their precipitous drop into the sea below. It follows winding trails through the lush woodland at Friston Forest; the Seven Sisters Country park; along the banks of the meandering Cuckmere River and down onto the shingle beach at Cuckmere Haven.

There's an enjoyable stretch of the 100-mile South Downs Way. This is a great route at any time of year, from summer when the 500 acres of open chalk grassland the area are rich with butterflies and downland flowers to winter when the waves crash on the rocks below.

Keep an eye out for nearby sites of archaeological interest, like Belle Tout Neolithic enclosure.

Devil's Dyke

Devil's Dyke 18 Miles of Ups & Downs

The artist John Constable declared this spot ‘the grandest view in the world’. Vast views over the Sussex Weald ensure Devil’s Dyke is a popular place to walk, rest and play.

This is also a fantastic place for us trail runners to get together as a group and enjoy the finest parts that Sussex has to offer.

18 miles plus change of glorious and beautiful trails to enjoy. This run has its fair share of ups and downs and is ideal for marathon training, mileage building towards ultra distances or simply a fantastic run in its own right.

This is not a race, the aim of this event is to run together, encourage each other and enjoy the day.

12 Miles Beaconsfield - Train to Trail The Chilterns

12 Miles - Beaconsfield - Train to Trails - The Chilterns

The Chilterns is a heavily wooded Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty , The changing colours of the woods throughout the seasons is wonderous to see, as are the sky reaching trees throughout the forest areas.

This is a great run from Beaconsfield Train Station onto Browns Wood, where the suburbs meets The Chilterns, Netherlands Wood, Sandals Wood, Owlsears Wood, Hodgemoor Wood all of them absolutely beautiful.

On this guided social run we take the roads to the trails and across a variety of mixed terrain. This is a social run, the pace will be steady and easy, we will run as a group where we will encourage and support each other around. There will be plenty of time for chatting, taking pictures and just enjoying the trails.

16.5 Miles Beaconsfield - Train to Trail The Chilterns

16.5 Miles - Beaconsfield - Train to Trails - The Chilterns

The Chilterns is a heavily wooded Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty , The changing colours of the woods throughout the seasons is wonderous to see, as are the sky reaching trees throughout the forest areas.

This run is ideal for those looking to increase their time on feet, incorporate some moderately technical trails and starting building the strength to bring in strategies to deal with elevation.

This is a great run from Beaconsfield Train Station onto Browns Wood, then other such places such as great Beards Wood, Amersham Old Town, Penn Wood and other beautiful places. Towards the end if everyone is willing and it's not too busy then we may just stop at the oldest FREEHOUSE in England for one drink.

This is a social run, the pace will be steady and easy, we will run as a group where we will encourage and support each other around. There will be plenty of time for chatting, taking pictures and just enjoying the trails.

12 Miles Wendover - Train to Trail The Chilterns

12 Miles - Wendover - Train to Trails - The Chilterns

Distance and Elevation: 12 miles with 1,400ft of elevation (Optional bonus loop of Wendover Woods – 6.5 miles with 670ft of elevation) Meet Time: 8:50am / Run starts at 9am

Meeting Point: Wendover Train Station – HP22 6BX (£5 all day to park here) Alternative Parking (3 mins walk from train station): HP22 6DU (£1.50 for 5 hours) Train Journey: Marylebone to Wendover (48 mins)

This run starts in the market town of Wendover, with its cobbled paths and quaint shops, before heading up through Bacombe Woods to Coombe Hill with its far-reaching views over the Chilterns. Our legs will then get a well-deserved break as we follow winding forest trails down to the Prime Minister’s country estate of Chequers. Here we will get a glimpse of the large, impressive manor house as we run through the private estate, before climbing up again to Beacon Hill. Finally, we return via undulating chalk trails through Ellesborough to Wendover High Street, where we will say our goodbyes or, if we want the extra challenge and elevation training, choose to tackle the bonus loop around Wendover Woods.

14 Miles Chess Valley - Train to Trail The Chilterns

14 Miles - Chess Valley- Train to Trails - The Chilterns

Distance and Elevation: 14 miles with 1,000ft of elevation (Optional bonus ‘The Pednor Loop’ – 6miles with 350ft of elevation)

Meet Time: 8:50am / Run starts at 9am Meeting Point: Chesham Train Station – HP5 1DB (£3 all day to park here) Alternative Parking (5 mins walk from train station): HP5 1LF (£3.60 for all day) Train Journey: Metropolitan line - King’s Cross St Pancras to Chesham (65 mins)

A beautiful guided run, which starts in the market town of Chesham, before opening out on to tracks across fields and country lanes as we make our way towards the Chess Valley. We will then drop down through the woods and follow the popular ‘Chess Valley Walk’ trail past Latimer House, with its stunning lake and views across the valley. As we will be running beside the River Chess, there is a risk of wet feet (or more!) if it has decided to burst its banks and flood the fields either side; the ground can also be wet and marshy during the Winter. We may also get to see the famous Red Kites

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"Trail running is for everyone. If you run you are a runner"

Trail running is for everyone. If you run then you are a runner. There are no rules to how fast you must run, there are no rules to how far you must run. My aim is to make the trails accessible for all adults who want to enjoy them.


I am always considering new routes, if there is somewhere you would like to run, let me know and I will see what I can plot
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