Below is a list of the locations that crews are welcome to meet runners - note crews may not attend any of the official aid stations unless picking up a runner who has dropped out. Runners must not be crewed at any other point than those listed below. More detailed rules for crews can be found in the infopacks. (Please note this list is subject to change at any time. Organisers reserve the right to add or remove locations without any prior notice. Removal of a location between now and race date will be noted at the top of this page).
Cut off times apply only at aid stations. Listed cut offs at crew only locations are simply a guide and will not be enforced.
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The race start and location of race parking is at Hillbarn Recreation ground, Hill Barn Lane, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 9QF. There is parking at the start.
Crews should park at Summer Down Road or Devil's Dyke Visitor Car Park (this is on the same site as the Devil's Dyke Pub). Free parking at Summer Down Road; pay & display parking at Devil's Dyke. £2 all day, National Trust members and Blue Badge holders park free.
Runners may be crewed anywhere in the vicinity of Devil's Dyke, up to 500m west of the SDW/ Devils' Dyke Road Crossing. Runners cannot be crewed east of the Devil's Dyke Road in the direction of Saddlescombe Farm.
Runners may be crewed anywhere between the gate above and just to the west of Ditchling Beacon Car Park, and the gate the other side of the main road. Please assist other runners cross the road safely if you are awaiting your runner. Payment for parking at Ditchling Beacon must be made using the RingGo system. It’s quick and easy to use – either use the RingGo smartphone apps on the site or call ahead from home on 01372 885500. All you need to start is your car’s registration and the Ditchling Beacon location number 8507. You will also be asked to key in your credit or debit card number.
Firle Bostal/ Beacon Car Park is on the South Downs Way just east of Firle Beacon/ the radio masts. Crews may access their runner anywhere within 200 metres of the gate into the car park, and the gate exiting the other side, including the car park itself.
To access from the A27, follow signs for Firle Place, Firle Beacon.
Bo Peep Bostal Car Park can be reached from the A27 headed to Eastbourne. Turn right on to Bo Peep Lane from the A27. At the crossroads (Bo Peep Farm House) continue straight on to Bo Peep Bostal. The car park is at the top of the hill. Small location.
Runners may be crewed anywhere in the vicinity of the car park, between the gate in and the gate out. The course passes directly through it.
The race finish is at Eastbourne Sports Park, Cross Levels Way, Eastbourne, BN21 2UF. The ground is behind Eastbourne District Hospital, but there is no access through the hospital itself. The Sports Park is adjacent to Sussex Downs Vocational Sixth Form College and Park College. It is clearly marked on Cross Levels Way. There is a large gravel parking area in front of the track/ stadium which belongs to the college but is free to park in at weekends.