Longrun Meadow - Getting Started Route 1
Longrun Meadow, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AUDIRECTIONS TO THE START POINT
Running distance: 1 km
About this run route
Start / Finish
By the bridge at the entrance to French Weir Park
Longrun Meadow is a picturesque, traffic free and easily accessible open space close to Taunton town centre.The network of paths and tracks over the flat terrain provides beginner runners with the perfect place to get started. The meadow is popular with walkers, runners and cyclists and is a great place to get active.
The route is flat. The paths vary along the route from compact surfaces to loose and gravel surfaces. The route is well signed with markers on oak posts, gates posts and bridges that cross the meadow. There are a number of benches should you need a resting point!
The uneven surfaces on some parts of the routes means that this route is not suitable for wheelchair users.
Friends of Longrun Meadow regularly put on activities and events in the meadow to find out more got to: www.longrunmeadow.com.
The courses have been designed so that you can start and finish the 2km and 1km route at 3 different entrances to the meadow. 1) by French Weir Park, 2) by Freize Hill, 3) by Somerset College/Castle School.
The layout and usage of the marked 3-2-1 running routes is the responsibility of the local authority or further education establishment that purchases the route marking signs and usual health and safety and duty of care considerations should be followed in laying out open, even-surfaced, easy-to-follow, safe, accurate, well lit routes at all times - with the landowner’s permission. RunTogether will not provide materials with which to attach the markers.