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Leg 27 Bury Green to Patmore Heath

Leg 27 Bury Green to Patmore Heath

In which we decide not to swim out of Bishop's Stortford

20.6 km, 238 m, 3 hours 05 minutes

From: Lower Farm, Bury Green

To: Patmore Heath car park

Snack: Country slices

Saturday, February 27, 2021
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Leg 26 Hadham Mill to Bury Green

Leg 26 Hadham Mill to Bury Green

In which we run in circles around mistletoe in Much Hadham

20.6 km, 183 m, 3 hours 05 minutes

From: Hadham Mill

To: Lower Farm, Bury Green

Snack: Chocolate mini rolls

Saturday, February 20, 2021
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Leg 25 Thundridge to Hadham Mill

Leg 25 Thundridge to Hadham Mill

In which the mud is frozen solid and four muntjac appear

22.6 km, 242 m, 3 hours 30 minutes

From: Ermine Street, Thundridge

To: Hadham Mill

Snack: Chocolate slices

Saturday, February 13, 2021
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Leg 24 Waterford to Thundridge

Leg 24 Waterford to Thundridge

In which we take a short detour in the snow

20.0 km, 215 m, 3 hours 00 minutes

From: Vicarage Lane, Waterford

To: Ermine Street, Thundridge

Snack: Chocolate mini rolls

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Leg 23 Great Amwell to Hertford

Leg 23 Great Amwell to Hertford

In which we spot mermaids and reach Hertford for the second time

15.5 km, 37 m, 2 hours 40 minutes

From: St John the Baptist Church, Great Amwell

To: Parliament Square, Hertford

Snack: Chocolate mini rolls

Sunday, January 31, 2021
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Leg 22 Hoddesdon to Great Amwell

Leg 22 Hoddesdon to Great Amwell

In which we find a black swan and a lot of water

21.4 km, 92 m, 3 hours 30 minutes

From: New River footbridge, Hoddesdon

To: St John the Baptist Church, Great Amwell

Snack: Hot cross buns

Friday, January 29, 2021
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Leg 21 Wormley Wood to Hoddesdon

Leg 21 Wormley Wood to Hoddesdon

In which the sun shines, the birds sing and we find a New River

18.6 km, 186 m, 2 hours 50 minutes

From: White Stubbs Lane, Wormley Wood

To: New River footbridge, Hoddesdon

Snack: Hot cross bun

Friday, January 22, 2021
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Leg 20 Cuffley to Wormley Wood

Leg 20 Cuffley to Wormley Wood

In which we trudge up and down hill through mud and wonder why

19.8 km, 335 m, 3 hours 15 minutes

From: Cuffley Football Club

To: White Stubbs Lane, Wormley Wood

Snack: Cherry Bakewells

Sunday, January 17, 2021
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Leg 19 Bayford to Waterford

Leg 19 Bayford to Waterford

In which the Hertfordshire Way takes us to Hertford for the first time

19.2 km, 211 m, 3 hours 00 minutes

From: Village sign, Bayford

To: Vicarage Lane, Waterford

Snack: Mince pies

Saturday, January 2, 2021
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Leg 18 Newgate Street to Bayford

Leg 18 Newgate Street to Bayford

In which a remarkable year ends with white wallabies in a Hertfordshire wood

17.5 km, 286 m, 2 hours 35 minutes

From: St Mary's Church, Newgate Street

To: Village sign, Bayford

Snack: Mince pies

Thursday, December 31, 2020
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Leg 17 Potters Bar to Newgate Street

Leg 17 Potters Bar to Newgate Street

In which fog hides the views or at least we think it did

21.1 km, 228 m, 3 hours 00 minutes

From: Northaw Place, Potters Bar

To: St Mary's Church, Newgate Street

Snack: Chocolate Mini Rolls

Monday, December 28, 2020
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Leg 16 South Mimms to Potters Bar

Leg 16 South Mimms to Potters Bar

In which the bleak midwinter produces mud on mud, mud on mud

16.9 km, 180 m, 2 hours 25 minutes

From: The Black Horse, South Mimms

To: Northaw Place, Potters Bar

Snack: Chocolate Mini Rolls

Thursday, December 24, 2020
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Leg 15 Shenley to South Mimms

Leg 15 Shenley to South Mimms

In which our guest runner returns and is taken back to Christmas past

13.1 km, 136 m, 2 hours 10 minutes

From: Shenley Park Tea Rooms, Shenley

To: The Black Horse, South Mimms

Snack: Mince pies

Sunday, December 20, 2020
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Leg 14 Aldenham to Shenley

Leg 14 Aldenham to Shenley

In which we reach the southernmost point and the Ver meets the Colne

20.5 km, 211 m, 3 hours 00 minutes

From: St John the Baptist Church, Aldenham

To: Shenley Park Tea Rooms, Shenley

Snack: Mince pies

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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Leg 13 Kings Langley to Aldenham

Leg 13 Kings Langley to Aldenham

In which Watford provides not one but two kingfishers

25.0 km, 172 m, 3 hours 40 minutes

From: Bridge 159, Grand Union Canal, Kings Langley

To: St John the Baptist Church, Aldenham

Snack: Mince pies

Thursday, November 26, 2020
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Leg 12 Bovingdon to Kings Langley

Leg 12 Bovingdon to Kings Langley

In which we misplace a pond and find a marina

19.3 km, 223 m, 2 hours 50 minutes

From: St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon

To: Bridge 159, Grand Union Canal, Kings Langley

Snack: Apple and custard lattice slices

Sunday, November 22, 2020
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Leg 11 Berkhamsted Common to Bovingdon

Leg 11 Berkhamsted Common to Bovingdon

In which we meet a little egret from Essex and we stray into Buckinghamshire

20.0 km, 251 m, 3 hours 10 minutes

From: Well Farm, Berkhamsted Common

To: St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon

Snack: Mince pies

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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Leg 10 Great Gaddesden to Berkhamsted Common

Leg 10 Great Gaddesden to Berkhamsted Common

In which we run through a proper forest and a find a monument rising above it

22.9 km, 396 m, 3 hours 40 minutes

From: St John the Baptist Church, Great Gaddesden

To: Well Farm, Berkhamsted Common

Snack: Chocolate mini rolls and mince pies

Sunday, November 15, 2020
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Leg 9 Flamstead to Great Gaddesden

Leg 9 Flamstead to Great Gaddesden

In which we see a lot of parkland, sheep and even alpacas

20.5 km, 253 m, 3 hours 05 minutes

From: St Leonard's Church, Flamstead

To: St John the Baptist Church, Great Gaddesden

Snack: Cinnamon whirls

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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Leg 8 Verulamium to Flamstead

Leg 8 Verulamium to Flamstead

In which the River Ver leads us to a Cetti's warbler and a stonechat

27.6 km, 195 m, 4 hours 15 minutes

From: Verulamium Museum

To: St Leonard's Church, Flamstead

Snack: Mince pies

Saturday, November 7, 2020
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Leg 7 Sandridge to Verulamium

Leg 7 Sandridge to Verulamium

In which we leave the car behind and fit in a few chores

20.7 km, 163 m, 3 hours 35 minutes

From: The Green Man, Sandridge

To: Verulamium Museum

Snack: Mince pies

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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Leg 6 Lamer Park to Sandridge

Leg 6 Lamer Park to Sandridge

In which things start getting very familiar but we still find some surprises

19.0 km, 223 m, 3 hours 00 minutes

From: Lamer Park

To: The Green Man, Sandridge

Snack: Parkin

Sunday, November 1, 2020
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Leg 5 Whitwell to Lamer Park

Leg 5 Whitwell to Lamer Park

In which we discover a Hertfordshire sugar beet industry and it rains again

20.8 km, 226 m, 3 hours 10 minutes

From: Field on south edge of Whitwell

To: Lamer Park

Snack: Mince pies and chocolate malted milk biscuits

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Leg 4 Little Wymondley to Whitwell

Leg 4 Little Wymondley to Whitwell

In which we are joined by a guest runner

20.2 km, 351 m, 3 hours 05 minutes

From: The Plume of Feathers, Little Wymondley

To: Field on south edge of Whitwell

Snack: Chocolate chunk muffins

Sunday, October 18, 2020
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Leg 3 Weston to Little Wymondley

Leg 3 Weston to Little Wymondley

In which it rains quite a lot and we encounter a yeti

19.6 km, 155 m, 2 hours 50 minutes

From: Holy Trinity Church, Weston

To: The Plume of Feathers, Little Wymondley

Snack: Mince pies

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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Leg 2 Sandon to Weston

Leg 2 Sandon to Weston

In which we see a lot of chalk and red kites

24.3 km, 295 m, 4 hours 00 minutes

From: Sandon village sign

To: Holy Trinity Church, Weston

Snack: Doughnuts

Sunday, October 11, 2020
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Leg 1 Royston to Sandon

Leg 1 Royston to Sandon

In which it all begins

21.7 km, 302 m, 3 hours 25 minutes

From: Roy Stone, Royston

To: Sandon village sign

Snack: Mince pies

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
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