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London to Brighton Challenge 2017
Dates: Saturday 27th May - Sunday 28th May 2017
Main Start Location: Old Deer Park, Richmond, Surrey, United Kingdom
Over the May Bank Holiday 3,000 adventurers will take on 100km from Capital to Coast in the 6th annual London to Brighton Challenge. Most will be walking at a pace that suits them, quite a few will jog parts, and some will run the whole course. It's tough but achievable; a test of stamina and determination, and an unforgettable journey of self discovery, with full support all the way.
Starting in Richmond it’s along the Thames, up the North Downs, some wonderful Sussex countryside before the South Downs and then the coast comes into view with the welcome home straight of Brighton Racecourse where the finish line awaits, and a fantastic sense of achievement.
Whether you're a walker and new to endurance events, or a marathon runner looking to up the distance the journey will be amazing there’s half challenge and quarter challenge options, and you can join as an individual or a team. So why not take on the challenge in 2017 for Action Against Hunger.
The Quarter Challenge is a 31km walk starting in Oaks Park in Surrey through the Surrey Hills on your way to Tulley's Farm on the edge of the High Weald AONB. Starting early on Saturday 27th May.
Registration Fee £40 and £150 Mininum Fundraising Target
There are two Half Challenges from London to Brighton. Both start on Saturday 27th May 2017, First Half Challenge is a 50km route from Richmond to Tulley's Farm and the Second Half Challenge starts at Tulley's Farm to finish in Brighton.
Registration Fee £50 and £275 Minimum Fundraising Target
The Full 100km Challenge can be taken on in two different ways. The first is the continuous challenge starting on Saturday 27th and the second is the camping option, you start on Saturday 27th and once you reach the half-way mark at Tulley's Farm on the edge of the High Weald AONB you setup camp ready to complete the second half early on the Sunday morning.
Registration Fee £70 and £395 Minimum Fundraising Target
When you sign-up to take part in this challenge Action Against Hunger will be there to help with fundraising by providing you with a welcome pack including fundraising guides, training tips and t-shirts for fundraising and a technical tee for the event itself.
One of the reason we have partnered up with the London to Brighton Challenge is that they have a great reputation for the support they provide on the day including:
- Covered Rest Stops
- FREE meals + snacks & drinks
- Fully signed route + maps
- Pace walkers, medics, massage
If you would like to know more about this challenge and speak to someone at Action Against Hunger please call David Copsey on 0208 293 6196 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org
London to Brighton Challenge
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