Happy walkers on a scenic trek

South Coast Challenge

Walk, jog or run up to 100km from Eastbourne to Arundel on 03 – 04 September 2022

Event details

Take on some of England’s finest scenery as a walk, jog, or a run!

An Eastbourne start, up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the famous South Downs Way National Trail with stunning views over the sea to a Brighton mid- point. Devil’s Dyke, welcome rest stops, a few ups & downs all lie ahead before historic Arundel comes into view after an 100km amazing journey. There are half challenge and 25km quarter challenge options – so make it your challenge, your way!

Your entry includes free food and drink at regular rest stops, plus support including medics, marshals and massage. As you cross the finish line, you’ll get a glass of fizz, t- shirt, and a medal to commemorate your achievement.

25km: Registration fee £10 | Fundraising target £250 (full fundraising information below)

Location: Bramley Camping Park, Wannock Rd, Polegate BN26 5PH
When: Saturday 3rd September 2022
End: Sunday 4th September 2022
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Take on this mighty hike today

Make a difference with every step, start your journey today. Your fundraising will go towards the care we provide so that kids can be astronauts for the day in the multi-sensory room, discover creepy crawlies on a woodland walk, or form their very own pop group in the music room- while having their complex needs looked after.

How to sign up to the South Coast Challenge


If you're feeling up to the challenge, fill in our online form and let us know what event you're interested in


We'll be in touch with information about your registration options and how to secure your place


We'll even help you with your fundraising, and send you a sponsorship form, hints and tips and information about our charity.

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More details about The South Coast Challenge
  • Charity Sponsorship–you pay a small registration fee, do lots of fundraising and we cover the cost of your event place!
    • 25km:Reg fee £10 / fundraising target £250
    • 50km:Reg fee £20 / fundraising target £395
    • 100km:Reg fee £30 / fundraising target £5952.
  • Mixed Funding–pay half of the event place cost yourself, fundraise a bit less and we pay the balance of the eventplace cost.
    • 25km:Reg fee £45 / fundraising target £135
    • 50km:Reg fee £72.50 / fundraising target £218
    • 100km:Reg fee £110 / fundraising target £3303
  • Self Fund–you pay the full cost of the event place-fundraise whatever you want, with no set target or deadline, and there’s no cost at all to the charity!
    • 25km: £79
    • 50km: £129
    • 100km: £198
  1. If you’re feeling up to the challenge, register now on the Ultra Challenge website.
  2. When you sign up you’ll be asked what sponsorship option you want to choose. Select ‘Option 2 – Sponsorship for charity’ or ‘Option 3 – Mixed Fundraising for Charity’ if you want to raise money for us.
  3. You’ll have the opportunity to select which charity you’re fundraising for – and you can select Chestnut Tree House under the ‘Other charity’ option.
  4. Get in touch with us once you’re done and we will send you a bespoke fundraising pack!

Thank you for choosing us to donate your sponsorship to – we appreciate every penny.

Next steps:

  1. Get in touch with us and let us know
  2. We’ll be in touch with your own bespoke events pack, including fundraising hints and tips and sponsorship form.
  3. Once you’ve raised your sponsorship money and completed your event head over to our GoDonate page to donate the money directly to us.

You can find details about the race day on the Ultra Challenge website.

If you have a question about treking and fundraising for Team Chestnut, please contact the Events Team.