Bates Green Gallop

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Want to see how far you can go in the Bates Green Gallop timed trail run? Complete as many 3.5 miles as you can within the 6 hour time limit. Through the beautiful Sussex landscape including woods, fields and the River Cuckmere, this trail run will keep your eyes entertained.
6 Hour Challenge
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Sun, 17 Sept 2023
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Arlington, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Tye Hill Rd, Arlington, Polegate BN26 6SH, UK
Start times
Sunday, 17 Sept 2023
6 Hour Challenge:
9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Bates Green Gallop
6 Hour Challenge
£30 - £39
Route information
Terrain: Trail
Route Type: Loop
The Bates Green Gallop takes runners along a beautiful trail course in East Sussex. Runners will take on as many laps of the 3.5 mile course within 6 hours as they can. Entrants will be running through the gorgeous Sussex countryside through woods, across fields and along the River Cuckmere.
Due to the trail nature of the course, there will be some uneven sections on the course so please look out for tree roots and low branches.
If you're looking to run the distance of a marathon, you will need to run 8 laps of this course.
You'll be able to check into the aid station after every lap to fuel or rest up for the next leg of your race.
*The route is subject to change.
Course Records
  • F: 41.8 miles 6:32:04 2018
  • M: 41.8 miles 5:57:33 2018
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • First aid support
  • Patrolled course
  • Free tea & coffee
  • Picnic style, vegan friendly aid station
  • Bag drop
How to get there
Tye Hill Rd, Arlington, Polegate BN26 6SH, UK
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The parking will be located in a large field opposite to the farm entrance. The nearest postcode for the parking is BN26 6SH.
Event day logistics
08:00 Registration opens
09:00 6 Hour Challenge starts
Entrants should collect their race numbers at the event as nothing will be posted. Registration is located in the large barn near the entrance to the wood. All entrants should bring their ID with them.
Age Requirements
You will need to be aged 18 or over on event day to participate in the Bates Green Gallop.
Briefing & Information
Final race day and route information will be emailed by the Thursday before the event.
A brief YouTube video will be uploaded of the race brief the week before the event as well as a briefing 15 mins before the start of the event.
You will be issued with a wristband at the end of each lap for lap counting. More detailed information on how lap counting will work will be sent out prior to event day.
Onsite facilities
Toilets will be located a few metres from the start/finish line.
Aid Station
The aid station will be at the start/finish of the lap and where you will be able to get drinks and snacks to keep you going. It is typically stocked with fruit, cake, potatoes, crisps, nuts and more. Everything provided will be vegan.
This will be the only water point on the course, so you might want to run with a bottle to stay hydrated.
*No disposable cups or bottles will be available, please bring your own.
How many laps of the Bates Green Gallop will I have to run to complete marathon distance?
8 laps of this 3.5 mile course will be the distance of a marathon.
Will there be toilets at Bates Green Gallop?
Yes, they will be located just a few metres from the start/finish line.
Can I bring my own food and drink supplies for the aid station at Bates Green Gallop?
Yes, you are welcome to bring your own drinks/ supplies.
How old do I have to be to participate in the Bates Green Gallop?
You must be 18 to participate.
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