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South Downs Trek

22nd September 2023

  • 21.2km half marathon trek along the stunning South Downs
  • Fully supported trekking challenge
  • Stunning views across the coastline
  • Test your endurance with the undulating terrain of the Seven Sisters Country Park
  • Finish at Beachy Head

This incredible coastal trek starts just outside the beautiful village of Alfriston. Your route takes you on a 21.1km loop of testing, undulating terrain before finishing at Beachy Head.

You will start high up on the cliffs, for stunning views of the coast, before heading in-land and looping around to the Seven Sisters and finishing the trek along this most incredible stretch of cliff tops before finishing back at Beachy Head.

Pit yourself against one of the toughest challenges that the UK has to offer, as you take on a 21.1km trek along a remote section of the South Downs National Trail. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the South Downs National Park you will put mind and body through the ultimate test, as you tackle this serious endurance challenge. Walking this route is a serious undertaking.

Your challenge will start from Beachy Head and from here you will begin to make your way in-land along the South Downs Way before looping back across the Seven Sisters to finish back at Beachy Head.

During the challenge, you will be led by our experienced support leaders who will be there to motivate and support you along the way.

The route follows the South Downs way and begins up on the cliffs above Eastbourne from where you will have fantastic views of the surrounding area before heading in-land and heading west. You will reach the Cuckmere river and follow this out to the sea before your final section takes you along the cliff tops of the Seven Sisters to the finish.

Not for the faint-hearted, this is a tough endurance challenge and should not be undertaken lightly, however, the sense of achievement is tremendous. The terrain is extremely varied and anyone undertaking this challenge should be comfortable walking similar distances.

This event registration is £40 and we ask that you raise a minimum for £500 for The Care Workers’ Charity


22nd September 2023


The Care Workers’ Charity
Charity Challenge


South Downs
Beachy Head
South Downs, BN20 7YA United Kingdom
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