The Shere 42k
24th September 2022

The Shere 42k Multi-Terrain Event 2022

Date: 24th September 2022

Venue: Shere Recreation Ground, Upper Street, Shere, Surrey,

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Surrey Trek and Run are pleased to announce that this years event will be held on the 24th September. We believe that this is one of the most stunning trail runs in the south-east of England, don’t just take our word for it check out Rocket Runner’s video blog on this page.

Surrey Trek and Run are pleased to announce that this years event will be held on the Saturday 24th September 2022. We believe this is one of the most stunning trail runs in the south-east of England, don’t just take our word for it check out Rocket Runner’s video blog on this page.

The 42k starts and finishs in the beautiful village of Shere, following a steep route out of the village up onto the North Downs Way

The 42k heads off to Leith Hill Tower via Wotton Hatch and Friday Street with stunning vista along all routes. Leith Hill is the highest point in the South-east of Englaand with views north to London and south to the English Channel. The 42k then follows the Greensand Way taking in other viewpoints including, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill, Raynards Hill, St Martha’s Hill and finally Newlands Corner before heading home to Shere.

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To enter the Shere 42k

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The Shere 10k

Start Time – 10.00am

10k Route – 1 drink station

GPX File of the 10k route

CLOSED

The Shere 21k

Start Time – 9.30am

21k Route – 2 drink stations

GPX file for 21k route

CLOSED

 

The Shere 42k

Start Time – 9.00am

42k Route – 5 drink stations

GPX file for 42k route

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Countdown to Shere 42K

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Outdoor Companies attending the day include…

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More Information:

  • Registration will open in the Village Hall in Shere at 7.30am where you will receive your chip, race number, safety pins and map (if purchased online)
  • Rules of the event
  • How to get to us
  • This is a chip timed event that will be clearly marked and marshaled, .gpx files are available to download and maps will also be available for a small fee when you register.
  • There will be medals and t-shirts for all those taking part including spot prizes and of course special awards for the first in each category.
  • Unfortunately there will no refunds for those who can’t now attend for whatever reason but we can defer you to next years event

You can enter on the day at registration which will be cash only but there is no gurantee you’ll receive a medal or t-shirt as these have had to be ordered weeks in advance but we will do our best!

There will also be lots of other activities to entertain friends, family and loved ones waiting at the finish line, including;

  • Refreshments
  • Music
  • Morning Coffee and Pastries
  • Free parking for runners and spectators

As a lead up to this event we are holding fortnightly Sunday morning trail runs which will include running sections of the route that will help with navigation and fitness. More information about this will be added in due course.

 

A few images from last years Shere 42k, 21k and 10k trail running event.

Runners World editorial on the Shere 42k

‘The area is an ideal setting for an offroad trail run,’ says Cain. ‘We staged our first
race in 2012 with 110 runners and received some really positive feedback. The first event was a 40km race, but we added a 2km loop on it over the Greensand Ridge and make it into a full marathon