28 April 2024 - The South Downs Marathon - 28 miles, 4,000 ft of ascent - in 10 hours

Crossing some of the most beautiful countryside in the South Downs National Park including Seven Sisters, Cuckmere Haven, and Firle Beacon, also visiting the iconic downland villages of Littlington, Firle, and Alfriston. 4000+ft of ascent.

Location: East Dean Village Hall, BN20 0DR, just off A259, 3 miles west of Eastbourne. (EX123/OL25, LR199, OS Grid Reference TV557977).

Registration: From 7:30 a.m. Car parking is in the field next to the Hall. Luggage may be left in the Hall.

Staggered start from 08:30 to 10:00 but fast walkers should not start before 09:00 and runners should not start before 09:30. All to finish by 18:30.

Please be advised that the checkpoint opening times are strictly adhered to.

Results will be on the LDWA website shortly after the event.

Entry includes a certificate for all finishers and a light meal at the end. Single CP with food and refreshments at the halfway point, clip/water points en route. Badge available.

Route Description. A full route description will be made available on our website, in PDF and doc format, or on paper if SAE (A5 or A4 with Large letter stamp) is provided. A GPX file and outline map will be made available on our website.