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South Coast Challenge

25-Aug-2018 Eastbourne / Arundel, UK (England)

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100KM / 62Miles
2 Days

Alternate Distances: 55KM/34M 25KM/16M

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Advanced  

The Challenge

Take on some of England's finest scenery - up the stunning Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the South Downs way to a Brighton mid-point. Devil's Dyke, breathtaking views, ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an amazing journey you'll never forget.

Join this exciting 'Ultra' in 2018. Ideal for seasoned ultra runners or marathon competitors who are up for a new challenge. The rest stops with tailored menus, medics, massage, baggage transfers, and full route signage sets our events apart from most events out there.

All runners receive:

  • FREE hot food at Major Rest Stops (except 1st) & at the finish line

  • FREE snacks & drinks at all Major & Mid Point Rest Stops

  • FREE energy gels & energy drinks

  • FREE Baggage Transfers (30 L rucksack MAX)

  • Medics & doctors on hand at all Rest Stops

  • Massages available at 55km Rest Stop

  • Specialised runner warm up and stretch at the start line

  • Finishers medal, t-shirt & glass of bubbly

  • Shuttle service from the finish line to nearest mainline station

  • Support vehicles on hand throughout event

  • Timing chips & timing website for friends / family to track you

Registration

You pay an initial registration fee to sign up to the challenge - the fee is paid per person for individuals and members of a team, the fee secures your place on the challenge & is non-refundable.

Self-funding

  • Full Challenge - £185 / person 

  • Half Challenge - £125 / person 

  • Quarter Challenge - £75 / person

Fundraise for charity

By registering & signing up you are committing to a minimum fundraising target for the charity of your choice, which depends upon the distance that you've selected.

  • Full Challenge - From £60 Reg Fee  (normally £80) + £425 minimum fundraising 

  • Half Challenge - £45 Reg Fee (normally £60) + £275 minimum fundraising 

  • Quarter Challenge - £30 Reg Fee (normally £40) + £175 minimum fundraising

It's your challenge your way!

We also organise:

• Thames Path Challenge
• South Coast Challenge
• Thames Bridge Trek
• London to Brighton Challenge
• Henley 10K Challenge
• Jurassic Coast Challenge
• Wye Valley Challenge
• Cotswold Way Challenge

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Nicola Smith

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Beginner

Elevation: Very little change < 500 metres. Benign running terrain, not technical.

Suitable for: First ultra runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running in the last six months.

Intermediate

Elevation: Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed at least one ultra distance race (or similar event) or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Advanced

Elevation: Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Expert

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat) and or technical terrain

Suitable for: Experienced runners who have completed at least regular ultra distances in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Brutal

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude) and or technical terrain.

Suitable for: Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

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tea76

10:50 01-09-16

Wow what a challenge!! This was my first 100km, ran/walked it !! The support was amazing, plenty of snacks food and drink, well organised. Certainly not for the faint hearted though

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