South Downs Trail

South Downs Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

The South Downs Trail Marathon is now a classic for trail runners with its fantastic scenery; alternatively you could experience off-road running heaven in a half marathon with a stunning setting. Both trails offer brilliant on-route support.

Event details

20th June 2020
South coast


Starting from Slindon College and with a warm finish in Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield the trail has excellent event support and a quality technical tee shirt and medal for all finishers.  If you prefer to run off-road this is definitely the event for you!

Registration fee: FREE - we have a limited number of charity places
Fundraising target: £200

Half Marathon

Launched in 2012 alongside the famous South Downs Trail Marathon, turning the day into a festival of running – and with spectators and participants staying all day and enjoying picnics on the grass at the finish under Butser Hill, this really does feel like a festival.

The half marathon starts and finishes in Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield and has excellent on route support. If it's your first trail half marathon there could be no better introduction.

Registration fee: FREE - we have a limited number of charity places
Fundraising target: £100

Sparksy - a runner in the London Marathon

Team benefits

As part of our running team you will receive:

  • a fundraising pack with runners' sweepstake

  • sponsorship forms

  • a t-shirt or running vest

  • dedicated fundraising support and advice

If you're thinking of running for us and want access to qualified trainers as well as the chance to chat with other #TeamMarsden runners, check out our runners Facebook group.

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