24th Founders Challenge Walk

Sat 10th Oct 2020


Walk Details:

New Date
The founders challenge is planned to be held on the 03/10/2020. We are currently assessing whether this will go ahead Due to CV-19 restrictions and will update everyone in August. Thank you for your patience.
Event Type
Challenge Event
Region / Area
Southern England / Surrey
Local Group
London
Distance / Time Limit
30 or 19ml. all to finish by 18.30
Start Time
08.00-08.30 (09.30 long route runners)
Route
The Start and Finish will be at St Catherine's Village Hall, Guildford, with checkpoints located at Peaslake Village Hall, Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel and Shere Village Hall

This event provides a unique opportunity to visit places associated with the founders of the LDWA: The Old Post Office in Peaslake where, in 1972, Chris Steer, Alan and Barbara Blatchford first made contact with each other, Tanners Hatch Youth Hostel, which staged the inaugural meeting in 1973, Pitch Hill with its toposcope relating to the LDWA, and Steers Field & Blatchford Down, National Trust locations that honour our founders

General Notes
Entry limit 200 with a maximum of 50 runners. Bring your own mug, bowl and plate to reduce plastic usage. Additional details including downloadable route descriptions and GPX files will be added as they become available. Fast trains from London at 06.45 and 07.15 then every 15 mins. Entries open on the 1st May and close 4th October. Entry fees preferably through SIEntries
Contact
Chris Blackwell
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Cost
13, 20 non LDWA (oTD £20, non LDWA £25) incl. hot drink and biscuits at registration, snacks at CPs and a meal at the finish

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Accommodation within 20 km of this Event:

B & B Accommodation
Hatsue Guest House  (bookable online)
17 km
Hotels
The White Horse hotel  (bookable online)
18 km
Walkers are Welcome
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