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Leg 29 Great Hormead to Barkway

Sunday, March 14, 2021

In which the deer reappear and the end is almost in sight

Great Hormead Anstey Nuthampstead Barkway Wyddial VOR red kite fallow deer hare River Quin

Leg 25 Thundridge to Hadham Mill

Saturday, February 13, 2021

In which the mud is frozen solid and four muntjac appear

Thundridge Widford Hadham Mill Wadesmill muntjac red kite kestrel buzzard A10 River Rib River Ash Harcamlow Way Ermine Street

Leg 23 Great Amwell to Hertford

Sunday, January 31, 2021

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

Hertford Great Amwell Bengeo New River River Lea River Beane River Rib gazebo mermaid red kite

Leg 20 Cuffley to Wormley Wood

Sunday, January 17, 2021

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

Cuffley Goffs Oak Wormley Wood red kite kestrel buzzard fox coal post

Leg 18 Newgate Street to Bayford

Thursday, December 31, 2020

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

Newgate Street Essendon Little Berkhamsted Bayford wallaby VOR golf course red kite muntjac Stratton's Tower

Leg 17 Potters Bar to Newgate Street

Monday, December 28, 2020

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

Brookmans Park Gobions Folly Arch Potters Bar Northaw Cuffley Newgate Street James kestrel cormorant red kite

Leg 16 South Mimms to Potters Bar

Thursday, December 24, 2020

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

South Mimms Potters Bar North Mymms Gobions Folly Arch ECML A1(M) James red kite golf course

Leg 15 Shenley to South Mimms

Sunday, December 20, 2020

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

M25 Shenley South Mimms Ridge James St Albans Abbey red kite buzzard

Leg 14 Aldenham to Shenley

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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

M25 River Colne Aldenham Letchmore Heath Shenley River Ver Radlett St Albans Abbey red kite Watling Street

Leg 11 Berkhamsted Common to Bovingdon

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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

Berkhamsted Grand Union Canal River Bulbourne WCML A41 Bovingdon red kite kestrel stonechat little egret prison castle airfield golf course puddingstone VOR

Leg 10 Great Gaddesden to Berkhamsted Common

Sunday, November 15, 2020

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

Great Gaddesden Little Gaddesden Berkhamsted Ashridge Nettleden Aldbury Tring Frithsden WCML Bridgewater Monument alpaca red kite golf course

Leg 9 Flamstead to Great Gaddesden

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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

Flamstead Great Gaddesden Markyate River Gade River Ver red kite buzzard Beechwood School coyote fox alpaca Chiltern Way

Leg 5 Whitwell to Lamer Park

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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

Whitwell Lamer Park Codicote Ayot St Lawrence Whitwell River Mimram sugar beet red kite buzzard Chiltern Way

Leg 3 Weston to Little Wymondley

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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

Weston Great Wymondley Little Wymondley Graveley red kite kestrel Lister Hospital A1(M) ECML yeti Only Connect

Leg 2 Sandon to Weston

Sunday, October 11, 2020

In which we see a lot of chalk and red kites

Sandon Weston Icknield Way Clothall kestrel red kite black bryony buzzard