The Madehurst South Downs 10k & 5k

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Join us for this brand new 10k & 5k for the Sussex racing calendar around the picturesque village of Madehurst, near Arundel and across the South Downs. The event is open to runners of all abilities, from novices to experienced athletes.
5k, and 10k
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Sun 20th Jun 2021
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Madehurst, Arundel, United Kingdom
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4.9
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The event experience
Elevation

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Madehurst Cricket Club, Madehurst Bowl, Madehurst, Arundel BN18 0NN, UK
Start times
10k:
10:30am |
5k:
10:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Madehurst South Downs 10k & 5k
5k
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5km
£13.00 - £15.00
10k
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10km
£17.00 - £19.00
Route information
The course is a single lap for the 10k with 5k runners doing a shorter loop of an undulating route around the trails and paths and roads around Madehurst and South Downs.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Finisher's goodies
  • Prizes for leading runners and category winners
  • Toilets
  • On Site Parking
  • Baggage Drop Off
  • Refreshments
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How to get there
Madehurst Cricket Club, Madehurst Bowl, Madehurst, Arundel BN18 0NN, UK
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Parking
There is on-site parking available for entrants.
Event day logistics
10:30 Start line opens
11:00 Start line closes
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 11 and older to enter the 5k and 15 and older to enter the 10k.
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Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.
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FAQ's
Is there somewhere I can leave my bag at The Madehurst South Downs 10k & 5k?
Yes, there will be a bag drop on the day.
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Is there parking at The Madehurst South Downs 10k & 5k?
Yes, there will be parking on-site.
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Are there toilet facilities at The Madehurst South Downs 10k & 5k?
Yes, there will be toilets available at the event.
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Reviews
4.9
15 reviews
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2021
We love the nice work events and this didn't disappoint.. Well definitely be back next year.. Next stop the nice work martello half marathon #Boston training 😬
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2021
What an excellent race! Really well organised with staggers starts to help social distancing. The course was tough but the scenery more than made up for the hills. The marshalls were brilliant as well but don't trust them when they tell you "it's all down hill from here" because they're fibbing. Really enjoyed this race - thank you!
Jane M
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
The only thing that I think could be improved is the way the prizes are awarded to the winners. It was all done in the doorway and no one could really hear or see properly what was going on. It should be made more of instead of half hearted.
David B.
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
..loved every minute of the race ( although it took me too many minutes to finish it - should have done better ) - from the reception in the o so quirky cricket-club-house, the scenic trail itself and right through to the finish...Well done and a thumbs up for the organisaton, marshalls & volunteers........You asked for constructive remarks so here is one : at the "watering-holes" single use plastic cups ? .....in this day and age?........Really?.......
Joe Mendes
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Very informal but well organised. The marshals were wonderfully supportive and created a great atmosphere despite the downpour.
Susy H
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
This was a great race in a stunning location despite the horrendous weather the course was great. There were plenty of signs and stewards (Smiling despite the weather!!) so that you did not worry about getting lost.
Maggie
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Loved the course Better medal please next year - limit places so it doesn’t get too busy Well done
Tes C
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4.3
Did the 10k in 2019
It was a lovely run even though conditions were sadly dreadful, very wet. I would suggest there could be a slightly longer childrens race for those not quite able to do the 5k. Also slightly clearer finish post whether due to the weather but not so clear once rounding last 100 meters where one should go. My daughter who is 13 ran the 5k and came second, amazing experience in such lovely Sussex countryside!
Hannah T
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4.7
Did the 5k in 2019
I loved my first running experience... It was a tough challenging course but great fun! The weather didn't help as it was quite slippery on parts of the course.It would be really lovely next time to see some thought going into recycling and eco friendly alternatives with regards plastic plates and glasses etc, but overall it was very well organised.
Naomi W
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4.7
Did the 10k in 2019
Really nice route, will be even better to come back and do it another year when the sun is out! Marshall were all really enthusiastic despite having to stand in the pouring rain!
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