Distance: 4 miles (6.5km)
Ascent: 139 metres
Start/finish: Hampstead Heath Station, NW3 2QD

Follow South End Road north and turn R on a cycleway across East Heath, crossing between the ponds and swimming in the mixed pond if you fancy it. Continue running, curving L to Viaduct Pond. Turn L and follow the path around the southern end of the pond and to the R to Vale of Heath Pond. Turn R and follow paths north-east to Kenwood House. Turn R and follow paths south-east between the Highgate Chain ponds and then L to Millfield Lane, turn R onto this and follow it past the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond. Turn R away from the lane and along the eastern bank of the boating pond, turn R after this and then L past the south-western bank of the men’s pond. Turn R after the last pond and cross the heath to reach the edge near houses, turn L and follow these south. Turn R and follow the road west back to the start.

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