20 or so turned out on a beautiful sunny day with the floods abated and spring in the air.
We all knew that the run was to be in West Dean woods so we were initially fooled by heading down the road and then south west into open country.
The pack headed north into the woods with the FRBs brought into line with a couple of fishhooks.
There was a Wordsworth inspired regroup.
We wandered lonely as a cloud
Back on our uphill slog northwards Can man did his usual tumble.
A little detour into LynchBall Wood and we emerged onto the South Downs Way where we unexpectedly turned west.
Brimstone butterflies are a welcome sight here in early spring - they can hibernate over winter in their winged state.
We returned along our outward track for the last k.
Thanks to the hares for 1 hour 36 minutes of good exercise. (Length: 8.24 km Ascent: +221m) - GPS Tracks.
Pancsi awarded the Hashit for his eagerness to run up hills.