The SDW50 is a 50 mile foot race along the South Downs Way National Trail, beginning in Worthing and finishing in Eastbourne.
Runners start by negotiating six miles of chalk footpaths and bridleways, climbing up to join the South Downs way at Chanctonbury Ring. The remainder of the course is identical to the final 44 miles of the SDW100 and remains on the SDW until the final turn off - bringing runners out to finish with a lap of the track at Eastbourne. 12th annual. First race in the 2024 50 mile grand slam of four, 50 mile events. The South Downs tower over Southern England affording runners awe inspiring views north across the Weald and the coast/ English Channel. As with all Centurion events, runners will be fully supported by 6 well stocked aid stations, full medical support and a marked course. Race held under full UK Athletics Permit granted through the TRA (Permit Number Pending).