Now in its fourth year, Race to the King, an award-winning double marathon across the South Downs Way, will take place on 22nd and 23rd June 2019.
Race to the King will see 1,500 people of all ages, fitness levels and abilities, walk, jog or run the spectacular 53-mile route along the stunning South Downs Way to the steps of Winchester Cathedral.
The event is designed for everyone, from experienced ultra-runners to weekend walkers. Participants have the option to take on the course non-stop, in one day, or camp overnight at the fully serviced basecamp.
For those who choose to run the double marathon over two days, tented accommodation will be provided at the basecamp area, in addition to an evening chill out area, delicious hot food, fully stocked bars, hot showers and massages.
Runners will set off from the Slindon Estate near Arundel, with the route taking runners along the South Downs Way, an ancient path along a ridge of chalk hills. The route offers breath taking views stretching across Southern England and out to sea.
The route boasts numerous historical sites just waiting to be explored, including the Queen Elizabeth Country Park and Cheesefoot Head, a large natural amphitheatre steeped in history and the location of Second World War boxing events held for the entertainment of American troops.
Whether it’s over one or two days, the route will take finishers to the steps of Winchester Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in England and the burial place of the first Kings and Queens of England.
Walkers, joggers and runners alike, can expect a weekend of beautiful countryside, comradery and accomplishments. Not to mention trailing a route medically supported, with fully stocked pit stops and route timing along the way.
Race to the King is one of three events making up the Threshold Trail Series, which across the board has a 50/50 split between male and female participants.
Those looking to sign up to Race to the King can do so via a range of packages that are on offer, including: Double marathon nonstop for £124 or £39 charity entry; two-day weekender incl. camping £194 or £59 charity entry; two-day weekender excl. camping for £104.
Participants can also choose to take part in either day one or day two for £64 or £144 including camping.
After 31st January 2019 prices will rise to £129, £199, £109, £69, £149
For more information or to sign up visit: http://www.racetotheking.com/