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Race to the King 2020

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Overview

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

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

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, experience 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

 

Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE DOES MY MONEY GO?

The suggested fundraising target for this challenge is £425, of which £212.50 must be received by Help for Heroes by Friday 10 May 2019 to cover the cost of your participation. Thereafter all fundraising will enable Help for Heroes to continue providing direct, practical support to our wounded Servicemen and women.

Ideally, we would like your fundraising to have reached £390 within six weeks of the challenge finishing. The Help for Heroes Events Team will be on hand to guide you every step of the way to help you reach and smash that target!

FUNDRAISING SUCH A LOT OF MONEY SOUNDS DAUNTING, WHERE DO I START? 

Once you register we will send you our comprehensive fundraising guide to help you get started and continue to support you throughout your challenge journey. From top tips to newsletters, we will do our best to help you become a fundraising champion!

Support and Contact

The team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics, training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.

Phone: 01725 514106

Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk