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South Downs — Amberley to Shoreham-by-Sea (24km)

Sunday 16th June 2019

South Downs — Amberley to Shoreham-by-Sea

Join us on an adventure to the sea-side. This is an A to B run through the South Downs, starting in the village of Amberley and finishing 24km later on the south coast.

This is a group run and is easily accessible via train from London Victoria.

How to register

It's £10 to join, plus the cost of train tickets. Click below to sign-up.

Date
Sunday 16th June, 10:00 (train at 08:32)
Start location
Amberley, West Sussex
Finish location
Shoreham-by-Sea
Distance
24km (15 miles)
Intermediate
Average pace
6:00-6:30min/km
Group size
18 runners (+ 2 guides)
Bag drop
Not available for this run

Trip details

Itinerary

Please see the transport section below for more details on train options.

London Victoria meeting point: Outside Cafe Nero coffee point in the main ticket hall.

08:20 Meet at London Victoria
08:32 Depart Victoria
09:58 Arrive in Amberley
10:05 Start run
13:00 Approximate finish time
13:15 Refreshments at The Bridge Inn
14:43 Suggested departure back to London
15:58 Arrive back in London Victoria

You will receive an email prior to the run confirming all the details and specific meeting points.

Route

The route starts in the tiny village of Amberley which sits in the South Downs National Park.

From the start we immediately join the South Downs Way and climb the first of two big hills on the route.

There are some great views along the way and after around 12km the route starts to slowly descent all the way back down to our sea level finish point in Shoreham.

Trail running along the South Downs Way

Distance — 24km / 15 miles

Terrain — Footpaths & woodland trails

Elevation — ~400m

Travel

Rail

You can travel with the Runaway Adventures team from Victoria station boarding the 08:32 arriving in Amberley at 09:58.

We depart back from Shoreham-by-Sea and we will aim for the 14:43 train which arrives back in London at 15:58.

If you are travelling to/from Victoria then take advantage of our GroupSave discount by purchasing your train tickets when you sign up for the run.

If you are buying your own ticket an off-peak day return to Shoreham-by-Sea will cover both journeys.

Driving

As this is an A to B run we recommend you don't drive as it will be difficult to get back to the start.

Refreshment

The run will finish at The Bridge Inn pub which has a good outdoor area to enjoy some food and drinks.

Your guide

Chris Bradley

Founder, Runaway Adventures

Chris is an ultra-runner and founder of Runaway Adventures.

He has completed a number of long distance events, most recently the Lofoten Ultra Trail (50 miles) in Norway.

Chris is certified as a Fell/Trail Leader in Running Fitness and is Outdoor First Aid trained.

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