|Date: 05 Jun 2021||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Brighton Racecourse, BN2 9XZ
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain:Hilly|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain: Hilly|
Hike a marathon or half marathon along the stunning South Downs Way from Brighton, taking in spectacular views of the finest unspoilt coastline from the chalk cliffs of Seven Sisters Country Park.View hike map
Free Macmillan walking top
A clearly marked route
Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks
Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish
Finisher's medal and bubbly
Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.
Loved almost every minute of the day, so proud of what we all achieved. Thank you to Macmillan for the incredible organisation and thank you to the group that has supported each other. First timer but not the last.
Julie Smith, South Coast Mighty Hiker, 2019
Meet your fellow Mighty Hikers in the South Coast Facebook Group
The registration fee for the marathon is £25 and for the half marathon is £20, which you pay online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
We ask everyone to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.
The deadline to register for the South Coast Mighty Hike is the 21st May 2021 or when the event sells out.
It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.
Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.
If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.
There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.
The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.
Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.
The marathon and half marathon finish at Helen Gardens, Western Seafront, Eastbourne, BN20 7XL. See it on this Google map
Free parking is available at the start at Brighton Racecourse and you can book this through the registration form. Complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish at Helen Gardens back to Brighton Racecourse until 10pm.
Parking is available at the marathon start at Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Rd, Brighton BN2 9XZ, which you can book when you register.
Complimentary coaches will be running from Brighton Race Course to Bankhouse from 08:50am through to 09:10am (30mins drive approx) and back to Brighton Race Course from 14:00pm until 16:30pm.
It’s a 10-minute taxi ride from Brighton Station to the start at Brighton Racecourse. Complimentary coaches will run from the finish at Helen Gardens to Eastbourne Station until 10pm (10-minute drive).
The marathon will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 7.20am and 9.40am.
The half marathon will start in waves 20 minutes apart, between 10.00am and 10.20am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on the Friday evening before the event, and will re-open between 6.20am and 9.10am on event day.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
We estimate that the fastest full marathon walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm.
We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 6pm.
Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.
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