Archives: Routes

The First Malvern Joggers Marathon (and a bit) 2020

Circular Route • Marathon • Road • Undulating •
We completed this run on the 13th September 2020. Organised by Jess Depper. The run starts from the Swan at Newland. Heads off for a big 10 mile loop of Malvern (There is one very small section without path between three counties and Poolbrook please keep to the verge and Read more

Suckley Hills loop 6.7 miles – 95% off road

10k • Circular Route • Mixed • Trail •
This starts at Suckley Church and then heads north along tracks and across fields before a steep climb up onto Round Hill (Good views of Malverns and Worcester). Then follows the Worcestershire Way along the ridge, down into a hidden valley and up onto the Suckley Hills before dropping down Read more

Crowle 10K race

10k • Mixed • Road •
A popular local event, on quiet roads which are closed on race day and with a there-and-back stretch about 4.3 km in, to make the distance. This was the route in May 2015. Read more

Newland to Leigh Sinton 8.5 km

10k • Circular Route • Flat • Road • Scenic • Swan at Newland •
Starting from the Swan Inn, a mixed flattish circuit requiring a bit of care on the roads but with quiet tracks as well. Recorded July 2015. Read more

British Camp to the Wyche and back

10k • British Camp • Circular Route • Scenic • Trail • Undulating •
A gentle route grabbing such contours as there are for a circular jog around the hills, starting northwards from the British Camp carpark. Recorded in July 2016. Read more

Hanley Swan towards Hanley Castle

10k • Flat • Hanley Swan • Mixed • Scenic •
Mostly tracks and country lanes. A flat route, starting from the Swan. Ran this in July 2016 in a group led by Carl Flint, who pointed out the remains of Hanley Castle, about 4.3 km along, at the SE corner of the route. Read more

Old Hills 8.8 km

10k • Circular Route • Flat • Mixed • Scenic •
Starting from the Old Bush at Callow End, this is a mix of quiet-ish minor roads and good tracks. A flat route and good views of the Malvern Hills. Variations are possible, eg making a longer and more circular route by going a little further south at Madresfield and following Read more

Beacon Race (2019)

10k • Trail • Undulating •
As on 12th Oct 2019. 10.8 km. 454 m Elev Gain 452 m Elev Loss 166 m Min Elev 406 m Max Elev Read more

10K circular route

10k • Circular Route • Mixed • Road • Scenic •
A road route along the eastern edge of the hills and wiggling through the town. 10.4 km. 159 m Elev Gain 163 m Elev Loss 50 m Min Elev 178 m Max Elev Read more

Three Counties and the old railway line

10k • Circular Route • Family Friendly • Flat • Mixed •
Hanley Swan/Three Counties loop: A beautifully tranquil run on flatter side of the Hills, starting at Hanley Swan this route picks-up the footpaths via Upper Welland before passing the Three Counties Showground. It includes an enjoyable section on the old railway line outside Poolbrook. Read more

BC/Wyche loop

10k • Mixed • Mixed • Scenic •
A classic flowing route on the lower contours of the Hills, this gently rolling circuit starts and finishes at British Camp and runs via the Wyche. It’s short on any big climbs, but packed with engaging paths and satisfying views. Read more

Run around Hanley

5k • Flat • Hanley Swan • Mixed •
This is a Hanley run, mix of road and trail, pretty flat. 3.5 miles depending on where your watch kicks in. Read more

Part of the Old 10k Course

5k • Mixed • Scenic • Undulating •
This follows the first part of the old 10k course, so gates, stiles and a bit of up and down! Start location can easily be adjusted. Read more

Wild West

10k • Circular Route • Road • Undulating •
Around the hills on the road. This is a challenging 10k but rewarding downhill stretch at the end. Read more

Undulating 15k

10k • Half Marathon • Mixed • Scenic • Undulating •
This is a very tough run up and along the Malvern Hills however the views are definitely worth it on a clear day. Read more

Where’s Wallet

10k • Road • Undulating •
This three peaks challenge around Malvern starting from MSJ was interrupted by a goodwill gesture from the Malvern Joggers when we found a wallet at the side of the road, then ran to the property referenced in the wallet and the owner didn’t realise they had even lost it yet. Read more

Up and Around

10k • Scenic • Trail • Undulating •
This run starts from MSJ and heads up and around all the Malvern Hills with some scenic views out across Worcestershire and Herefordshire however the hills to start are tough. Read more

MJ Old 10k Route

10k • Trail • Undulating •
The course is multi-terrain – mostly hard tracks and tarmac but there are long stretches across fields and uneven ground. The start and finish of the race is on Castlemorton Common, approximately 500m or 5-10 min walk from the race HQ at the village school. The course is multi-terrain – Read more