Beachy Head Marathon Saturday 24 October 2015 - Starts 9am
The Eastbourne Beachy Head Marathon is one the biggest off-road marathons in the UK. Formerly known as the Seven Sisters Marathon, it is popular for its scenic and challenging route through the South Downs National Park countryside. Great for runners, joggers or walkers looking to get fit.
The 10k run will set off just after the marathon with a route comprising of breathtaking views and challenges.
Start/Finish from Bedes School, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne BN20 7XL
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Beachy Head Marathon Race Information
The Beachy Head Marathon is a long established fixture in the race calendar and attracts over 1,500 runners including overseas participants.
The marathon covers a 26 mile course that includes 300 steps and 14 gates, passing through Jevington, Alfriston, Litlington, Friston Forest, the Cuckmere Valley and Seven Sisters, including Birling Gap and Beachy Head. With live music at key points along the way, there will be plenty of viewing points for spectators to cheer entrants on around the course.
Race Start Time 09:00 - Runners return between 12:00 & 18:00
Beachy Head 10k Race Information
Whether you are looking for an iconic personal challenge or raising money for charity, you can look no further than the Beachy Head 10k; organized in conjunction with the full Marathon on the 25th October, offering an exciting yet challenging course through some fantastic scenery. The 2014 winner of this event was Jon Sharkey with a time of 36 minutes and 59 seconds.
Race Start Time: 10K 09:30 - Runners return between 10:15 & 11:30