Training session

Battersea highlights running challenge!

Crack the clues to cover 7km in Wandsworth


Solve the six clues to take you on a running (or walking) route around Battersea/Clapham featuring lots of interesting historical places!

Take a picture at each point and whatsapp or email me with them before the end of the weekend so I can put together a lovely run report. Remember to follow the government guidelines on distancing and exercise and keep safe. Let me know if you have any questions on ana@goodgym.org or 07786231424.

You have until Sunday evening to complete the challenge! Here are the clues:

Clue 1: At almost 130 years old, the former Battersea Town Hall is a listed building that survived a devastating fire

Clue 2: Mary Tealby originally established this furry refuge in north London before moving down to Battersea. David Gandy, Paul O'Grady and Tom Hardy are all ambassadors at this safe place for (wo)man's best friend. 

Clue 3: This beautiful Battersea structure was built by monks and nuns who believed 'Civilisation is not to kill human beings, not to destroy things, nor make war; civilisation is to hold mutual affection and to respect one another.' It represents the life of Buddha and is looked after by Reverend Gyoro Nagase.

Clue 4: The oldest church in Battersea, this was where William Blake got married and Turner painted his iconic views of the Thames from the vestry window. 

Clue 5: Battersea is famous for being the biggest producer of asparagus in the UK in the 1800s - they were known as Battersea Bundles. But can you find its namesake pub? 

Clue 6: Built in 1900 and with acts ranging from Charlie Chaplin to Oasis, this old music hall has more recently hosted white collar fight nights, famous Queens from Ru Paul's Drag race as well as comedy and immersive theatre. 

Date and time

21:00 - 22:00 Sunday, 17th of January 2021


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What to look out for

Covid Test and Trace

To keep everyone safe GoodGym has signed up to the NHS test and trace service. We will pass on your contact details only if they ask for it.

The GoodGym central team will also be in contact if we are made aware that anyone attending this session tests positive in the days afterwards.

Age Restriction

GoodGym welcomes anyone aged 18 or over. If you are under 18 then you will be unable to participate in any GoodGym activity

Make sure you've read our general guidelines for safety when running and at a task.

This event is not organised by GoodGym and GoodGym takes no responsibility for your participation in the event.


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Anastasia Hancock

Anastasia Hancock
Trainer for Wandsworth and Hounslow. All things running. For fitness, fun, racing and to feel good - and for everybody! Member of HWAC.

Who's going

  • Dave Clarke
  • Eve Wilkinson-Bell
  • Ros F
  • Anastasia Hancock

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