London - South

ABOUT YOUR RUN LEADER

Run Leaders for the Maverick Run Project are the people who make our social runs possible. They know their local area better than we do so they go out and find routes that they think you'll enjoy. Below is the information about the Run Leader for this particular social run.

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Reka Horvath

Hi I'm Reka from Hungary. I love trail running and cycling. 

Running is all about freedom and a happy place for me, making connections with people.

I did my first road marathon in Verona, 2014, but after doing a trail race in Snowdonia, I fall in love with trail running and haven't looked back since.

I set up a new and bigger running challenge every year for myself somewhere I had never been.

My favourite race ever was Lavaredo Ultra Trail 87km in the Dolomites in 2019. It was amazing, surrounded by mountains and streams everywhere.

Along my journey, I explored forests and mountains, met some amazing people who inspired me and helped me to improve and grow.

Come and join me in South London for some happy trails!

RUN INFORMATION

Farthing Downs and Happy Valley is a nice trail located near Croydon that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate.

Distance: 10km / 6 miles
Starts at: Coulsdon South Station, CR5 1DQ
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The run has several climbs and descents throughout including a couple of quite steep sections. The route follows wide paths throughout, including one path across the centre of crop fields. There are beautiful wildflowers throughout this nature trail. There are no stiles or gates on the route; just one flight of steps (which runs alongside a steep path). The chalk path surfaces can get very muddy and slippery, trail shoes are a must.


HOW TO ENTER

You must be a member of the Maverick Run Project to enter this session. If you have joined, you will have received instructions on how to join via our app. If you need assistance signing up to the app, please contact us.

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RECOMMENDED ITEMS

Please bring the following items with you:


Backpack/Hydration Vest
Trail shoesWater/food
Head Torch
Dry Top to change for afterwards
Rain jacket

HOW TO STAY HYDRATED

TAKE PRECISION HYDRATION'S FREE TRAIL RUNNING SWEAT TEST TO GET A HYDRATION PLAN TAILORED TO YOUR MAVERICK RACE

FREE SWEAT TEST

BRING YOUR OWN CUP

IN AN EFFORT TO KEEP OUR TRAILS CLEAN AND PRESERVE THE NATURE AROUND US, WE'RE AIMING TO KEEP OUR OUTPOSTS CUP FREE. PLEASE BRING A CUP OR BOTTLE TO RE-FILL.

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