South Coast Challenge

Event Type: Trek, jog or run
Date: 29-30 August 2020
Location: Eastbourne to Arundel
Level: Moderate - Tough (depending on distance)
Take part in the South Coast Challenge

Use the code EARLYBIRDCHARITY for the charity sponsorship option or EARLYBIRDMIXED for mixed funding to get up to 50% off your registration fee.

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The stunning setting

The challenge starts in Eastbourne continuing up the infamous Beachy Head, on through the Seven Sisters Country Park and along the South Downs Way. You’ll see stunning views of the sea on the way to Brighton. Travel over Devils Dyke, experiencing stunning views, ups and downs, before the Cathedral spire of historic Arundel comes into view.

Take on the 100km challenge from Eastbourne to Arundel or the 50km which takes in half of the stunning route, or the 25km distance from Eastbourne to Alfriston.

You’ll be fully supported on the day, with excellent food and rest stops during your trek.

How much?

Charity sponsorship - pay a small registration fee and do lots of fundraising!  

Full Challenge (100km) - £15 reg fee + £595 in fundraising

Half Challenge (56/45km) - £10 reg fee + £395 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge (25km) - £5 reg fee + £245 in fundraising

Mixed Funding - pay a higher contribution to the cost of your place and fundraise less

Full Challenge (100km) - £99 reg fee + £299 in fundraising

Half Challenge (56/45km) - £64.50 reg fee + £199 in fundraising

Quarter Challenge (25km) - £39.50 reg fee + £119 in fundraising

You will need to raise 50% of your fundraising target at least six weeks before the event in order to confirm your place on the day. Don't worry, we're on hand to help you reach your goal, with lots of fundraising materials at the ready! Please get in touch for a chat if you have any questions, we're always happy to hear from you. 


Distance options

  • Full Challenge (100km) or Half Challenge (1st half - 56km/ 2nd half - 45km) and Quarter Challenge (25km) options
  • 1st Half - Eastbourne to Hove
  • 2nd Half – Hove to Arundel
  • 1st Quarter Challenge – Eastbourne to Alfriston

When you fundraise for us, you’ll receive:

  • welcome pack with fundraising help and materials
  • free trekking top to represent us on the day
  • detailed training guides for each distance and personalised support from our experts 
  • access to a Facebook group where you can chat to other challengers
  • support from our dedicated events team to help you smash your fundraising target

Action Challenge provide:

  • rest stops at 23, 50, & 80km
  • mid-point stops in between
  • FREE meals + snacks & drinks
  • fully signed route + maps
  • pace walkers, medics, massage
  • medal, t shirt, glass of bubbly!
  • shuttle buses at finish to station


For further information about the challenge, its inclusions, the route and FAQs, please visit the official organiser's website or email [email protected]

If you have any fundraising questions, you can get in touch with a member of the Challenge Events team by emailing [email protected], or give us a call on 0330 333 0804 and we will be delighted to help.

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