Race details 2017

26.2 miles off-road/ trail marathon course. Limited road sections. Challenging terrain.

RACE DAY: SUNDAY 12 March 2017

REGISTRATION
Wallands School Hall,
Gundreda Road, Lewes,
East Sussex BN7 1PU

*Limited parking – ample spaces at County Hall (free to park on Sundays) or near the finish. A large course map will be on view at registration.
08:15 set-up
09:00: marshal briefing
09:00 registration open (ALL runners)
Bag drop open (for half way and finish drop)
Refreshments available – bring funds! Coffee served by Hannah’s Van, sourced from the friends of the Twitten runners, Ground Coffee
WC
09:45 registration closes
09:50 runners briefing at start area
10:00 race start FULL Marathon
10:15 race start RELAY/ Dogs
10:30 School hall closes

HALF WAY POINT/ Relay change over
South Downs YHA
Itford Farm, Beddingham,
Lewes BN8 6JS

– Water/ feed station
– Relay change-over
– 10:45 set-up/ open
– Relay 2nd leg HANDOVER
– YHA cafe open 10-4
– WC & ample parking
– Leg one relay bag repatriation
– Massage and physio

 

RACE FINISH
Harveys Yard, Harveys Way,
(Off Cliffe High Street) Lewes BN7 2AN
Closest parking: Harveys Way/ Phoenix Centre car park, next to Harveys Yard

FINISH AREA/ REPATRIATION
Harveys Yard, Harveys Way,
(Off Cliffe High Street) Lewes

12:00 set-up/ open
Commemorative gift/ beer tokens/ food tokens
Bag collection
Beer from Harveys & Sons
Pizza’s from Circa’s mobile pizza van
Coffee served by Hannah’s Van, sourced from the friends of the Twittenrunners, Ground Coffee
Physio
WC

WATER STATIONS
– Housedean Farm/ A27 bridge (tap not working)
– Kingston Ridge (top of the Yellow Brick Road)
– South Downs YHA (half way)
– Bo Peep (bottom of hill)
– Glynde Village
– Finish

This is a challenging off-road course through remote areas.
ALL RUNNERS are advised to carry personal water/ drink and sustenance.
A RUNNERS’ BRIEFING will be posted here, sent out by e-mail and given prior to the race start on the day

An off-road March marathon in the hills around Lewes