The Rathfinny Run

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The Rathfinny Run
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Taking place the day after World Earth Day, this epic running event has the environment at its heart and promises to be a really positive day. Run through the stunning vineyards on Rathfinny Estate knowing you are doing good for the world around you. Get your hands on one of the eco friendly medals.
Half Marathon and 10k
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Sun, 23 Apr 2023
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Polegate, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Rathfinny Wine Estate - The Flint Barns, Rathfinny Wine Estate, Alfriston, Polegate BN26 5TU, UK
Start times
Sunday, 23 Apr 2023
Half Marathon : 10:00 am10k: 10:15 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Rathfinny Run
Half Marathon
2 Loops
£33 - £35
1 Loop
£23 - £25
Route information
Terrain Mixed
Elevation Undulating
A Beautiful 6.5 mile loop will take you through the vines of the world famous Rathfinny Wine Estate situated in the heart of rural Sussex. The course which has a 285m elevation per loop will take you across hills, cambers, turns and kissing gates which all form part of this amazing course. Half Marathon runners will complete two laps.
There will be 2 aid stations for you to refuel at but please bring your own reusable cup or bottle to refill.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal made by Zero Waste Medals
  • Aid stations
  • Trophies and prizes for top finishers
  • Toilets
  • Bag Drop
  • Refreshments
  • Old Running kit drop off point (Recycle your old kit)
How to get there
Rathfinny Wine Estate - The Flint Barns, Rathfinny Wine Estate, Alfriston, Polegate BN26 5TU, UK
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Travel is a big part of a runners carbon footprint, so Nice Work are trying to reduce this by putting the following in place...
You will be charged for parking, however, if you carshare with a minimum of three runners per car then parking will be free!
By Train
There will be a shuttle bus from Seaford and Berwick Train stations to the event to reduce the number of individual cars travelling to the event.
Event day logistics
10:00 Half Marathon starts
10:15 10k starts
Age Requirements
  • Half Marathon: Entrants must be 17 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: Entrants must be 15 years of age or older to participate
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn’t arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Cupless event
This is a Zero Waste event so there will be no cups at the aid stations, please bring your own cup or bottle with you.
Plant a tree
There will be an exciting opportunity for participants to plant a tree on the estate.
On The Day Entry
There will be some on the day entries available, subject to availability. Bear in mind this event sold out last year! The prices will be as follows: Half Marathon - £40 10k - £30
How is the The Rathfinny Run environmentally friendly?
This event aims to reduce the carbon footprint of runners by encouraging car sharing, arrange shuttle buses from train stations, only giving out Zero Waste medals to participants and by offering participants the opportunity of planting their own tree too.
Is there a Bag drop at The Rathfinny Run?
Yes, there will be a bag drop for participants to leave their bags during the event.
Has The Rathfinny Run got free parking?
This event will charge for parking, however, if you have 3 other runners in your car, parking will be free.
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