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Run 1866 – Thursday Jan 27th ~ Norbiton

Hare – Man Magnet

This run will be from the Black Horse pub, 204 London Road Kingston KT2 6QP Map Link. The nearest station is Norbiton, which is the stop before Kingston on the mainline out of Waterloo (or the stop after Kingston if you take the loop line from Richmond/Teddington). There will be a trail of chalk P arrows from the station to help you find this pub. The run will start from the pub at our usual time of 19.15 Hours and this will be an Australia day run.

Please register if you are coming on this run, registration will open in the next few days and the link for registration will appear here and in the weekly email.

Run 1865 – Thursday Jan 20th ~ Clapham

Hare – Crap Nav

This week’s run will be from the Bread & Roses pub, Clapham Manor Street, London, SW4 6DZ Map Link. This is accessible from several stations so there will be no P trail to the pub. The nearest Stations are Clapham High St, Overground and Clapham Common Tube (Northern Line), also plenty of buses. The run will start from the pub at our usual time of 19.15 hours. We will be able to leave bags in the bar during the run but we will need a minder to keep an eye on them, if you wish to volunteer for this role please indicate this by using using the comments section below. This is an interesting old pub with historical links to the trade union movement, from which it derives its unusual name Link to pub website and it invariably provides a good selection of well kept beers.

If you are coming on this run please register ASAP by using This Link, and also remember that Covid is still around so please follow Government advice and take a lateral flow test before attending this run.

Run 1864 – Thursday Jan 13th ~ Hammersmith

Hare – Who Killed Kenny?

This week’s run will be from The Queen’s Head, 13 Brook Green, Hammersmith W6 7BL Map Link. The nearest stations are the Hammersmith Tube stations (Piccadilly and District Line station and the  Circle and Hammersmith & City station) and there will be trails of chalk P arrows from both of these to help you find this pub. The run will start from the pub at our usual time of 19.15 hours. The Hare will stay with the bags in the bar during the run. This is a Fullers pub and Fullers are offering 20% discount vouchers on food and accompanying drinks for January, to get vouchers follow This Link.

If you are coming on this run please register by using This Link.