Run to the Sea Brighton 2023

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Discover epic seafront views, scenic trails and rolling downs on this multi-terrain 50k run from Horsham to Brighton. Despite it's challenging distance, the point-to-point course boasts a friendly, welcoming atmosphere making it perfect for first-timers as well as seasoned runners.
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8:00am Sat 6th May 2023
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Christs Hospital, United Kingdom
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Christ's Hospital, The School Office, The Avenue, Christs Hospital, Horsham RH13 0LJ, UK
Start times
8:00am Sat 6th May 2023
Here's what races are available for Run to the Sea Brighton 2023
Distance: 50k
Terrain: Multi (trails & roads)
Elevation: Undulating
Route Type: Point-to-point
Starting out at Christs Hospital School in Horsham, this scenic route eases participants into the run with a fairly flat, slightly downhill first half following the Downs Link. Around 25k things take an uphill turn onto the South Downs, past Devil's Dyke, Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill. On the final leg, runners will trade the rolling countryside views for Brighton's artsy streets and an epic seafront finish.
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal & Momento
  • Fully signed course
  • 4 feed stations
  • Medical support
  • Option to have your own food delivered to feed stations 3 & 4
  • UTMB points x2
  • Toilets
Christ's Hospital, The School Office, The Avenue, Christs Hospital, Horsham RH13 0LJ, UK
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Participants can opt to purchase pre-event bus tickets for an extra £6. This service will shuttle athletes from Hove Lawns, Brighton to Christ's Hospital School. Bus times will be pre-allocated according to start times. All information regarding the shuttle service will be sent out before race day.
Times based on last year's event
07:15 - 08:40 Race registration
08:00 - 09:00 50k staggered start begins
18:00 Final cut-off time
Race Packs
Registration and race pack collection will start at 7:15am at Christs Hospital School.
Entries on the day might be available, providing the race is not over-booked (please email to find out)
Bag Drop
Bag drop will be available at the starting line. At registration, athletes will be provided with a Run to the Sea drawstring bag for their essentials to be transported in to the finish line. No other bags will be accepted - this is a FREE service.
Aid Stations
There will be four aid stations on the course, spread approximately 10k apart. It is mandatory to visit each checkpoint, regardless of whether you require water/ food. Athletes may have their own personal nutrition delivered to checkpoints 3 & 4 ahead of time by dropping it in the designated box at the starting line - this is a FREE service.
Course Signage
This is a fully marked course. For the first 22ks athletes will be able to follow the Downs Link signs. From 25k - 37k, they will also be able to follow the South Downs Way signs until the course diverts at 37k. Participants will receive the final GPS file for the route the week before race day. There will be a google maps version of the route available, complete with checkpoints and any public toilets along the route.
Please make sure you download the final version of the map as changes could be made
Cut-Off Times
The cut-off time for this event is 10 hours from the first start time at 8am. This means the earlier you start, the more time you get. Each checkpoint will have its own cut-off time and athletes will be required to retire if they fall behind this time.
Age Requirements
All participants must be 20 years of age or older on race day.
There will be toilets available at the start and finish lines as well as halfway through the race at checkpoint 2.
When do I pick up my race pack for Run to the Sea Brighton?
You will be able to pick up your race pack from the registration area on race day.
Is Run to the Sea Brighton beginner friendly?
This course is mostly flat trails, with some hills on the second half - perfect for beginners!
Will there be toilets available on the Run to the Sea Brighton course?
Yes, there will be toilets available at the start and finish lines, as well as halfway through the race at check point 2.
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