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Training days

  • Activity:
    treks & walks
  • Distance:
    22 - 32 km
  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Difficulty:
    moderate
  • Location:
    UK
Available Dates:

Multiple '16

London Walks

London Day Walks: 16 miles of the Thames Path Trail, heading for Richmond. The fairly flat path will help you train in your kit & equipment and give you the chance to test out your fitness and being on your feet for a long distance.

Dates: 17 July

  • Meet near Doggetts Coat and Badge Pub (Blackfriars Bridge) for 9:30am
  • Start walk at 10:00am
  • Finish in Richmond between 15:00 – 17:00 hrs
  • Teas / coffees & biscuits at the finish
  • All participants to bring packed lunches

London Night Walks: Taking the London Thames route and setting off between 11 pm - midnight there is no better way to practice the night time walking sections of the challenge then to get out there and walk at night! Lead by our experienced guides, - the aim of the night training walk is to get your body and mind used to the slightly surreal experience of walking for a long period of time at night - when your body wants to be resting.

Dates: 14-15 May & 13-14 Aug

  • Meet near Blackfriars Station for 23:30
  • Teas / coffees & biscuits
  • Start walk at 00:00 (Midnight)
  • Finish in Richmond between 05:00 – 07:00 am

North Downs

This walk begins in Guildford, climbing from the town via the Riverside Walk. From here you will pass in and out of the woods and through the beautiful countryside of the Surrey Hills, offering beautiful views over the Valleys to the South, before eventually reaching Denbies, Dorking.

Date: Sunday 31 July

  • Meet: Guildford station for 9:30am
  • Start walk at approximately 10:00am
  • Finish between 15:00 – 17:00 hrs
  • Teas / coffees & biscuits at the finish
  • All participants to bring packed lunches

South Downs

Southease to Eastbourne

The second goes from Southease to Eastbourne following 18 miles the South Downs Way. Crossing Seven Sisters National Park before descending into the coastal town of Eastbourne.

Date: Sunday 12 June

  • Meet: Southease station at 10:00am
  • Start walks at 10:30am
  • Finish between 18:00 – 19:30 hrs
  • Teas / coffees & biscuits at the finish
  • All participants to bring packed lunches

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