Where we run

Destination Runs

Much of the fun of living in London is being able to run to interesting places. Although they take a bit longer due to the return trip, destination runs are a great way to explore more parts of the city.  Don’t forget your Oyster card! Here are a few we like to do.  We are always […]

Hyde Park Routes

We run to Hyde Park a lot.  It’s less than 2 miles from SJW and it’s a good-sized, beautiful park.  Its size makes it easy to have routes of varying length:  generally between 5 and 8 miles when you loop back to SJW. Usually, we start from Barclays and run down Circus Road and turn right […]

Canal Routes – East

We have a love/hate relationship with the Regents Canal.  It offers long stretches with no traffic lights, which is great for race training.  On the other hand, it offers long stretches with no traffic lights, which equals no breaks.  You also have the issue of bikers and pedestrians all fighting for the slim sidewalk space.  […]

Canal Routes – West

We have a love/hate relationship with the Regents Canal.  It offers long stretches with no traffic lights, which is great for race training.  On the other hand, it offers long stretches with no traffic lights, which equals no breaks.  You also have the issue of bikers and pedestrians all fighting for the slim sidewalk space.  […]

Hampstead Heath Routes

Most Fridays, we run up Fitzjohn’s Avenue to Hampstead Heath.  There are several routes from which to choose which vary by length.  You can be running any pace for any of the routes.  For most of these routes, it’s helpful to go the first few times with someone who knows the route.  It’s hard to describe […]

Everything Else

These are routes that loop back to SJW but don’t fall into any of the other categories in this section. Sloane Square/Westminster/Green Park (7 miles) Everybody starts out to Hyde Park, taking the usual route: west on Circus Road, left on Grove End, all the way down to Seymour Place where the road ends. Right […]