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Sunday 10th May 2020

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Entries Open
Sunday 1st December 2019
Entries Close
Monday 16th March 2020 at 12:00
Entries so Far
71 Participants
Entry Fees
LDWA Member   £9.00   
Non Member   £13.00   

 
No entries on the day

Contact
Event Coordinator - Manfred Engler
Phone
07754 833 904

LDWA South Downs Marathon - 28 miles in 10 hours

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

Location: East Dean Village Hall, Gilberts Drive, BN20 0DR, just off A259, 3 miles west of Eastbourne. (EX123/OL25, LR199, GR557977).

Entry includes a certificate for all in-time finishers and a light meal at the end.  Single CP with food and hot drinks at the half way point, 2 clip/water points en-route.  Badge available. Runners welcome. Bring your own mug!

For non-online entries SAE to David Hodge, 31 Egerton Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, TN39 3HJ or email david@weavingtree.co.uk. Acknowledgement by Email unless SAE provided.  Cheques payable to LDWA Sussex Group.

Route Description.  A full route description will be provided, either as a download from the Sussex Group website or on paper if SAE (A5 or A4 with Large letter stamp) provided.  Available from mid-April.  A GPX file may also be available.

Registration from 8am. Car parking is in the field next to the Hall.  Luggage may be left in the Hall.

Start: 9am walkers, 10am runners.

Results will be on the Sussex Group website shortly after the event.

Further important information can be found on the Sussex Group website.  Please read it! 

https://www.ldwasussex.org.uk/index.php?Content=Events

THE RULES

  • The LDWA South Downs Marathon is open to walkers and runners who must be over 18 years of age on the day of the event. 
  • Membership of the LDWA is not required. 
  • No entries on the day.
  • Sorry, no dogs.
  • The opening and closing times of the check and clip points will be strictly adhered to. 
  • To qualify for a certificate all entrants must finish by 1900 and pass through all the check and clip points, within the time limits.
  • The weather on the South Downs can change quickly so dress accordingly.
  • All entrants should carry maps to cover the whole route (OS Landranger 198*/199 or Explorer 123/OL25).  * As only a small part of Landranger 198 is required an OS Get-A-Map based copy of the required portion will be available with the route description. 

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