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Sat, 5th Nov 2022

The South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon

Long: 21.0km   -   Medium: 18.1km   -   Short: 11.9km

The South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon

Sat, 5th Nov 2022
£17.50 - £40.00
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Part of the South Downs Trail Run Series

Long: 21.0km
Medium: 18.1km
Short: 11.9km

Sat, 5th Nov 2022

Long : 09:30am
Medium : 09:45am
Short : 10:00am

Goodwood Racecourse
Selhurstpark Rd, Chichester PO18 0PS

About

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.


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 

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.

Route Map

Routes

Long
Distance: 21.0 km
Elevation: 317m
Start Time: 09:30am
£40.00
Medium
Distance: 18.1 km
Elevation: 326m
Start Time: 09:45am
£30.00
Short
Distance: 11.9 km
Elevation: 204m
Start Time: 10:00am
£25.00

What's Included

Bib & Entry Pack
On Course Refreshments
Fully Marshalled
First Aid Cover
Finishers Medal
Finishers Socks
Finishers Neck Buff
Finishers Certificate

Event Merchandise

You can pre-order your event T-Shirt, Hoodie, Buffs, Socks and reusable cup online and collect them on the day of the event. We will have some additional stock available to buy on the day of the event.

What Are You Waiting For?

Ticket Protect

Ticket Protect: Protects your non-refundable booking!

Worried about losing your money due to unforeseen circumstances such as COVID-19? Add ticket protect to protect your non-refundable booking and receive a full refund if you can no longer attend the event. See full terms and conditions here.

The Routes

Long
Distance: 21.0 km
Elevation: 317m
Start Time: 09:30am
£40.00
Medium
Distance: 18.1 km
Elevation: 326m
Start Time: 09:45am
£30.00
Short
Distance: 11.9 km
Elevation: 204m
Start Time: 10:00am
£25.00

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I ENTER A GROUP?

Use the form found on the event page to add each member of your team to the cart.

CAN I ADD MORE PEOPLE TO MY BOOKING?

You will need to make a new booking. Group discounts are applied per booking only.

CAN I RUN WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS?

Yes! Please car share where possible as parking may be limited at the venue.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

We would recommend trail running clothing and trail running shoes. A rain jacket is also a good idea if we have wet conditions on the day.

CAN I GET A REFUND?

No, unfortunately we cannot. We can offer to transfer your ticket to a replacement runner if we are contacted two weeks before the event you have entered, this will incur a £5 charge. Please read our terms & conditions for further information.

CAN I BRING MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO WATCH?

Yes! However, please car share where possible as parking may be limited at the venue.

IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?

Our trail running events are open to ages 12+.

CAN I BUY A TICKET ON THE DAY?

Yes, if the event has not sold out. On the day entries are available and are subject to on the day pricing. Please see the event page for more information.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY ENTRY?

The entry pack (sent in the post approximately 1 week prior to the event) includes your bib number. At the finish everyone gets a medal, running socks, multifunctional headscarf and an eat natural bar.

WILL I RECEIVE ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BEFORE THE EVENT?

Yes, we will send out a pre-event information pack via e-mail 1-2 weeks before the event. This will include confirmation of your entry, direction maps with parking and venue details & your start time.

ARE DOGS ALLOWED AT THE EVENT?

Sorry, we do not allow dogs at our events unless it specifically states canicross on the event. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.

I AM PREGNANT, CAN I RUN?

We would advise to seek medical advice prior to taking part in a trail run if you are pregnant.

I HAVE LOST MY PACK CAN I STILL PARTICIPATE?

Yes! Please contact us with your entry ID and we can arrange for a replacement pack to be collected on event day.

I HAVE MY BIB NUMBER, DO I NEED TO REGISTER?

No. If you have your bib number you just need to turn up on the day, warm up and head on out at your start time.

IS WATER PROVIDED ON COURSE?

Participants are encouraged to bring their own water and nutrition to the event. Emergency water will be available at the aid stations. Please bring a reusable cup / bottle if you think you may need to use this.

CAN I WEAR A GOPRO?

You are able to wear an action camera yes. It is your own responsibility to keep this safe and undamaged.

WHEN DO I GET MY RESULTS?

We will send you your result via email once the event has taken place.

Event Pre-information

Spectators

Spectators are always welcome at The South Downs Off-Road Half Marathon. We love that spectators further add to the fantastic atmosphere at the event.

Kit List

Trail Running Shoes
Mobile Phone
Event Phone Number: 02033 717 156
Reusable Cup / Bottle
Food / Drink Suitable For The Race
Rain Jacket
Race Bib
Yourself!

Event Information

Long: 21.0km
Medium: 18.1km
Short: 11.9km

Sat, 5th Nov 2022

Long : 09:30am
Medium : 09:45am
Short : 10:00am

Goodwood Racecourse
Selhurstpark Rd, Chichester PO18 0PS

Things To Note

Save The Event Phone Number: 02033 717 156.
If you have your bib, there is no need to register on the day.
Bib numbers should be displayed clearly on the front of you.
We are plastic free, please bring a reusable cup / bottle for use at the water stations.
There will be First Aid support located at the on-course aid stations and event centre.

Course Signage

The race will be clearly signed using PINK arrows and PINK tape.

We will also mark hazards and road junctions with 'Caution' signs. Please take care at these points.

Race Day Timings

08:00am - Runners Arrive At The Venue

The car park opens to allow runners to prepare themselves for the race and grab a coffee.

09:30am - Long Distance Race Start!

The race kicks off as the Long distance runners cross the start line.

09:45am - Medium Distance Race Start!

The race kicks off as the Medium distance runners cross the start line.

10:00am - Short Distance Race Start!

The race kicks off as the Short distance runners cross the start line.

15:30pm - The Race Finishes / Cut-off Time

Your adventure finishes, you will cross the finish line and collect your bag full of goodies.

16:00pm - The Event Centre Closes

The venue closes.

Reviews

Great course, well marshaled by a cheery bunch!! Back next year for sure

- Mark Rankin
I had a fantastic time. Well organised and well laid out route. Thank you

- Claire Evershed
It was an amazing morning loved every minute

- Kathy Wras
Your marshals were brilliant today. Loved the event and will definitely be back. Thanks

- Lorna DW
Well organised from arriving to departing. See you next year

- Alex Laird
Absolutely loved that. So well organised, and what a fantastic route

- Penny Braker

South Downs Off Road Half Marathon 2022

South Downs Off Road Half Marathon 2022
£40.00

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