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South Coast Run

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Review summary

8 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Abigail T
"This was my first ever race! And boy, I don't think the weather got the..."


Kieran B
"First entered organised run, will be back next year really enjoyed it, may even..."


David F
"A great run, I decided to cut down to the 10km as training had changed. I..."
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Distances in this event

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    Event passed
  2. 10K

    Run 10km
    Event passed
  3. 5K Fun Run

    Run 5km
    Event passed

Event details

  • Mixed
  • Flat
  • Finisher’s medal

From the organizer

Organizer's website

The South Coast Half Marathon, 10K and 5K take place in and around the town of Seaford in East Sussex.

The course is lapped and takes in the scenic views from the seafront.

The event is aimed at all abilities, whether you are a beginner, experienced or professional in running the race guarantees large crowds to cheer you along!

If the Half Marathon is not for you then the South Coast 10K or the 5K take place on the same day, over the same course.

Chip timed event.

South Coast Run route

Course Maps
What’s Included


Medals for all finishers

Prizes will be announced on the event organiser's website

Course Details

The run is a simple out and back course along the esplanade at Seaford which is flat and fast.

The vast majority of the course is on good level tarmac.

A very small part of the course near to the finish line is gravel and then grass.

Please take care on the run course as there may be pedestrians.

When you have completed the required lap(s) filter into the finish alley on Martello Field and through to the finish line (signed and clearly visible).

There is a feed station on the run course at approximately every 1.5 miles and at the finish line serving High5 sports drink and water.



Spectators are welcome so come and cheer!


Information can be found on volunteering on the uk triathlon website


Will there be any water available during the run?

Yes, there will be one or more feed stations around the course serving both water and High5

Minimum Age?

5K Fun Run – No Mimimum Age (Under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult)
10K – Minimum age 14 years
Half Marathon – Minimum age 16 years

South Coast Run reviews (8)

4.7 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • K


    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Very nice scenery, nice atmosphere, easy access. Very friendly and Professional staff. Small crowd , but very enthusiastic.
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    A great run, I decided to cut down to the 10km as training had changed. I think for 5km and 10km it’s a perfect course. I don’t know if doing four Laps would get a bit repetitive but dead flat so all good!
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    Fiona S

    Did the 10K in 2019

    Super event at a super venue. Thanks to everyone involved. My husband and I shall certainly return next year
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    Marcus H

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Very well organised, easy to find. Good parking and well marshalled incl water stops. Very good. Thank you.
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    Anthony F

    Did the Half Marathon in 2019

    Only complaint.... not enough toilets ! Only 7 available. Told there were toilets on the promenade but they were closed anyway 🤷‍♂️
  • Did the 10K in 2019

    First entered organised run, will be back next year really enjoyed it, may even do the half marathon.
  • Did the 5K Fun Run in 2018

    This was my first ever race! And boy, I don't think the weather got the message, but if anything it made my race what it was, a sub 40" 5K in sideways rain!!! loved it

Questions & answers

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What would you like to know about this event?
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    Trevor C
    Is the half marathon route laps along the seafront or does it go inland?


    Steph E
    Hey there, just to let you know that the course is a up and back course along the the coast line. It follows the beach front for 1O kilometres before turning around and heading back to the finish. The only part were it goes inland is the finish area however the sea is visible the entire time. Best of luck!
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    Trevor C
    What is the cut off date for entries to the half marathon


    Steph E
    Hi there, we are taking entries up until the 1st of August (unless it's sold out by then) - but we would advise booking sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment though! Thanks
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    Lisa F
    Signed up for 10k but would like to do the 5k, is this possible?


    Steph E
    Hi there, if you send an email to [email protected] then one of the team will be able to change this for you :)
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    Terry F
    Weres the best place to park on Sunday and Sunday


    Steph E
    Hi there. There is free parking for 2 hours around Seaford train station and the esplanade. Here is a good link to use and check specific parking locations. https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/east_sussex_seaford/?arriving=201908091900&leaving=201908092100. :)


    Steph E
    Hi there. If you are looking for a place to stay on Saturday night - Seaford is located on the A259 between Brighton and Eastbourne. There is a selection of bed & breakfasts, guesthouses, hotels and camping and caravanning in and around Seaford.