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Race to the King

A double marathon length walk, jog or run along the South Downs Way, passing numerous historical sites and taking you through some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside.


Take on the Race to the King double marathon for Chestnut Tree House

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Location: Gaston Farm, Arundel, BN18 0RS – Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, SO23 9LS

Distance: 52 miles

Registration: £39 (non stop) / £59 (weekender, inc. camping)

Minimum fundraising: £425

Race to the King is the stunning South Downs walk, jog or run, taking you from Arundel to the magnificent Winchester Cathedral.

Along the stunning South Downs Way, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Ancient Weald of Southern England and the Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, sizes and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend or take on the full distance in one go. You’ll be inspired with every step you take.

What’s included?

• Training programme tailored to all levels
• Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops
• Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
• Bag transport to the finish
• Free personal event photos uploaded on Facebook
• Medical support at pit stops and en route
• Finisher’s medal

Apply for a place today!

If you’ve already secured your own place in the event, you can still run for Chestnut Tree House. Please email events@chestnut-tree-house.org.uk to request a running vest and and fundraising pack.