Wey Ahead

18 May 2019

Jubilee Square, Woking, Surrey GU21 6YG

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18 May 2019 - 8:15-9:15 start window - start as you're ready.

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Beginner friendly
Chip Timing
Dry Run
First Aid
Route Marking
Water Station
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General Information


Wey Ahead 2019 is a 5km, 15km, 25km or 32km walk or run alongside the Basingstoke Canal and River Wey in support of local mental health charities. The rural course features fantastic scenery along the River Wey and Basingstoke Canal which can be enjoyed as a pleasant summer afternoon walk or as a part of training for an Ultra Run.

The event supports a coalition of local mental health-focused charities including CornerHouse, Status Employment, and Oakleaf and we encourage runners and walkers to alike.

Support your running with strength training. Check out the official training plan HERE.


Registration will be open from 07:30 in Jubilee Sq. Come here to collect your race bib and timing strap. You will not receive anything in the post. 


Start and finish lines in close proximity to train stations, drive to Woking and catch a train back to the start.


Bag transfer available for 25km and 32km run participants.

What to wear

Comfortable walking boots. Runners should wear trail shoes.


The waterside course takes the 5km walkers/runners to Byfleet. 

15km walkers and runners follow the river from Woking to Send. 

25km walkers and runners will start at Woking and finish by Mill Mead Lock in Guildford. 

32km walkers and runners start in Woking and follow the Basingstoke Canal to Byfleet before picking up the River Wey and following the towpath through Guildford and down to Godalming.
Aid stations are available at 5km, 15km, 25km and at 32km.

You can view the route here

First Aid

Team Medic staff will be on hand.


Chip timing will be available for all participants/distances. Please return the timing strap to the volunteers at your finish line.


Public toilets are available in Woking Shopping Centre or Wolsey Place Shopping Centre at the start. Toilets will be available in pubs at/close to water stations and at the 32km finish in Godalming United Reformed Church.


Drinks will be available at water stations/finish lines on course. Participants are advised to carry their own water in addition to this.

Don't Forget

Suitable footware for trail running or appropriate boots for walking longer distances.

Sunscreen for the beautiful May sunshine we hope!

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