After the hustle and bustle of Shardeloes 10k last week end and before the excitement of next week's London Marathon, this Sunday we have a social run for Seniors from the car park at the Moor, Chesham HP5 1SE.
Starting at 9.30am the circular routes take in Herberts Hole , Chartridge and Ashridge.
Two option are plotted on the route maps ,a shorter version of 7.4 miles and a longer option of 10.4 miles. As always, other self selection routes can be chosen to suit.
Under the Route maps banner reference C2 there are links to download for wearable tech and hard copies.
Link to C2 Maps on website
This Sunday the run from the car park at Hervines Park Amersham HP6 5HU is a warm up for Shardeloes 10k taking in much of the route for the following Sundays race.
It does not include the privately owned section but is a good opportunity to recce the routes and remind yourself of it’s delights.
There are two options – 8.74 and 10.4 miles – although it is an area where there are other trails to tailor make something to suit all tastes.
GPX and PDF files are on the web site in the Route Maps library for paper hard copies or wearable tech. Reference A14 Shardeloes 10k. Link to A14 Route Maps and GPS files on website
5th Sunday Run and Walk from Buckmoorend Farm (HP17 0UT), starting at 10am
Parking is available up the lane, beyond the farm shop.
Cooked food and refreshments will be available from the farm kitchen (burger van) afterwards.
PDF Map Downloads
8 and 10 mile route
5 Mile walkers route
GPX File Downloads
10 Mile Route
8 Mile Route
5 Mile Route
10 Mile Course Link
8 Mile Course Link
5 Mile Course Link
The Sunday foray this weekend the 22nd is from the car park at the Moor, Chesham HP5 1SE.
Starting at 9.30am the options are 8.1 and 10.0 miles taking circular routes around Ley Hill and Latimer. These are new to the Route Maps library on the web site where under reference C8 – Ley Hill – Latimer 8.1 & 10 miles there are PDF and GPX files to download copies to wearable tech or print hard copies. Please download your preferred option to guide you on the day.
Lets run safely and respect other trail users.
Link to Maps C8 on the website
Rickmansworth to Chesham, a train journey to start!
9.15am Sunday 15 August 2021
Park in the Star Yard car park at Chesham, catch the 9.15am London Underground train and get off at Chalfont & Latimer, Chorleywood or Rickmansworth.
Course A (walkers): 4.8 miles Chalfont & Latimer
Course B: 8.3 miles Chorleywood
Course C: 10.2 miles Rickmansworth
Course D: 12.5 miles Rickmansworth
After four years we will be catching the 9.15am Chesham London Underground train to the starting points of the four courses. You will need to pay for your own tickets.
I have checked and there are no engineering works currently.
All routes return to Chesham along the picturesque Chess Valley Way, with few hills and lovely summer views. Detailed instructions for the start of each route are included below.
We will meet afterwards for drinks at one of the bars in Market Square Chesham.
Instructions for the start of each course
Route 1. Exit Chalfont and Latimer Station and walk down Bedford Avenue below the bottom car park, turn right into Chenies Avenue, follow to all the way to the end onto gravel road and then join footpath down to Latimer.
Route 2. Exit Chorleywood Station, turn left and then take first footpath on right up hill past houses, run across the Common, cross the A404 and run through the grounds of Chorleywood House to the footpath down the valley.
Route 3. Exit Rickmansworth Station to the right, under railway line and turn immediately sharp left and take footpath along railway line, left onto footbridge over railway line and main road (past Waitrose) then join Chess Valley Way.
Route 4. Exit Rickmansworth Station to the right, under railway line and turn right down High Street, past M&S, at roundabout go the left and cross main road and then left to take footpath right to Aquadrome, turn left and run till join the canal, follow towpath left and keep along canal and not follow Ebury Way (sign on right and then under bridge). After next lock take first footpath on left, after a while you will run along beside the train line. When reach playing fields run along RHS of these (this footpath may still be closed if you keep running straight along beside the train line – there was no sign warning this!) and then follow parallel to train line and you will join up on footpath again, finally reaching footbridge on right over railway line and main road (past Waitrose) then join Chess Valley Way.
For more details contact Tony Molesworth
Mobile: 07785 501499
Rickmansworth Start Details
The Seniors’ run this Sunday is from the car park at Hervines Park , Amersham HP6 5HU starting at 9.30am.
Some familiar trails for the old hands but hopefully in a new sequence to circle around the Penn estate. Two routes, a shorter option of 8.6 miles and an extended version of 10.5 miles. As always many other permutations available for avid map readers!
These routes will be designated A13 in the Route Maps section on the web site where they will be added shortly. In the mean time attached are GPX versions for wearable tech and a PDF version for hard copies . Please download a version to suit you.
DOWNLOAD GPX 10.5 MILES DOWNLOAD GPX 8.6 MILES DOWNLOAD PDF MAP
For this Sunday’s run for seniors we are returning to an old favourite route along the Chess Valley going out along the north side to crossing beyond Chenies Frogmore Meadow Nature Reserve and the watercress beds and back along the south side.
Starting from the car park at the Moor , Chesham ( HP5 1SE ) at 9.30am there are three route options - 6.8, 8.5 and 10.1 miles to suit most tastes. Some shade if the weather holds or cover if rainy.
The route options can be found on the web site ( Route Maps ) reference C1. Where there is a PDF for hard copies and Downloadable wearable versions for OS/GPX/Garmin Connect. Please down load an option to suit you.
Lets maintain our approach of respect for other country trail users
Link to Route Maps C1 on the website
Park in front of the Greyhound Inn, HP23 5RT, near the pond in the centre of the village or the car park on the northern side of the village.
We last ran from this village twelve months ago but on this occasion we are going North along the Ridgeway and up the Ivinghoe Beacon (long route only), then coming back past Ivinghoe Village and flat country.
The traditional Greyhound Inn pub serves a good range of beers and meals.
Course A: 4.8 miles walkers
Course B: 7.4 miles short run
Course C: 10.5 miles long run (1131' climb/decent)
Observe social distancing rules and respect other footpath users.
Beware it is forecast as a hot day (27 degrees C) so carry plenty of water.
GPX File Download (Long Route)
Garmin Connect Route (Long)
For more details contact Tony Molesworth
Phone: 07785 501499