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South Coast Challenge

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This ultra challenge takes on some of England's finest scenery.

Starting in Eastbourne early on the Saturday morning, you'll walk the coastal path up the infamous Beachy Head, through Seven Sisters Country Park and along the South Downs Way. Brighton mid-point, Devils Dyke, stunning views, ups & downs, sunset & sunrise all lie ahead on this 24-hour challenge before the Cathedral spire of historic Arundel comes into view and the welcome finish line beyond.

The undulating coastal path will be challenging whether you're opting for the 100km, 50km or 25km but is incredibly rewarding.

Most of the 2,000 challengers will be walking, some will jog parts, and quite a few will run the full 100km. However you take it on - you'll be fully supported all the way by our team and rewarded with an amazing sense of achievement.

Push yourself further in 2017 and help us support a wide range of children, including those with disabilities, children who have been sexually exploited, young carers and young people in care.

WALK IT - at your own pace ~24+ hours

JOG IT - run a bit, walk when it suits you!

RUN IT - fully suported 'Ultra Marathon'

Eastbourne start - Arundel finish

Day & night continuous challenge

Join as an Individual or as a Team

Half Challenge ~50km options (1st/2nd)

NEW 2 DAY OPTION - sleep at the half way point

FREE hot meals & drinks & snacks en route

Pace walkers, physios, medics, massage

Shuttle buses to stations/ good train links

Fundraising Requirements

You will need to pay 80% of your initial fundraising target to Barnardo's 6 weeks prior to the challenge, failure to do so could result in your place being withdrawn on the challenge. The remaining 20% of your fundraising is due to be paid to Barnardo's 4 weeks after the event. Barnardo's will then pay a contribution towards your place on the challenge out of this target.

For more information and to sign up go to our event partner's website!