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25th Founders Challenge Walk

Sat 1st Oct 2022

Walk Details:

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
30ml walkers 8.00-08.30, 19ml walkers 08.30-09.00, all runners 09.30-09.45
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, both National Trust locations that honour our founders

General Notes
Entry limit 200 with a maximum of 50 runners. For up to date information on the event visit London LDWA website after April 1st. Downloadable GPX and route description available a few weeks before. Check website for what to bring and for Covid-19 related information MUG WILL BE A MUST! Entry through SiEntries preferred. Entries open May 15th and close September 25th
Contact
Chris Blackwell Tel: 07852 219696
Start and Finish

Entry Details:

Cost
15 pounds, non-LDWA 23 pounds (oTD 20 pounds, non-LDWA 28 pounds) incl.cold drinks and snacks at checkpoints

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