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The South Downs Half Marathon
The South Downs Half Marathon
23rd October 2021
The South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon
21k, 18.1k & 11.9k Routes
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South Downs Off Road Half Marathon 2021

South Downs Off Road Half Marathon 2021

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Please note, this route is on private property and should not be run outside of the event.

UK Trail Events

Part of the South Downs Trail Run Series

Routes: Half Marathon (21km) / 18.1km / 11.9km

 23rd Oct 2021

Start Time:
 8:30am - 11:00 am (we will email all runners closer to the event to select a start time of their choice)

Venue: Goodwood Racecourse

We are delighted to announce The South Downs off-road Half Marathon starting from Goodwood  

Beginning at the Goodwood Racecourse, this ultimate trail run takes place in the South Downs National Park taking in spectacular views across the South Downs, and distant views of the North Downs, Chichester Harbour and the Isle of Wight.

  • Undulating off-road route
  • Three distances ½ Marathon (21k), 18.1k, 11.9k
  • Timed event

The entry includes: High-quality finish medal, neck buff, sports socks, Protein bar, free parking, finishers certificate including name & finish time

The quiet scenic routes and stunning natural surroundings will overload your senses, making it one of the South’s must-do trail runs. This well crafted off-road route will guide you from Goodwood along forest tracks, skirting Levin Down. The middle section of the route takes you along the iconic South Downs Way before the rewarding downhill run back toward East Dean. From here there is one final push up the hill to the finish at Goodwood. The trails include a mixture of forest fire roads, bridleways and single track tree-lined trails, to keep you motivated and interested throughout.

With three route distances to choose from, there is a distance to cater for all abilities.

The event is timed and will have water station(s) on route to keep you hydrated. Available categories: 

Runners - 21k / 18.1k / 11.9k 

Canicross Entries - 21k / 18.1k / 11.9k  (*Max 1 Dog per runner*)

Children are welcome to take part in the 11.9k and have a significantly discounted price but must run with a paying adult.

As you cross the finishing line you will receive a high-quality medal, neck buff, sports socks and a drink. Refreshments will also be available.


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