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South Downs Trail Marathon

Join Street Child for the South Downs Trail Marathon - Charity places available!

The South Downs Trail Marathon and Half Marathon

A classic on the trail running calendar; this marathon and half marathon snakes through the scenic South Downs Way and through the glorious countryside of Southern England. Street Child have charity places available in this summer trail classic and we would love you to join the team! 


What: Marathon and half marathon | Where: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, South Downs | When: 16th June 2018 | How much: £35 (full marathon)/ £28 (half marathon) | Fundraising target: £500 marathon / £350 half marathon | Charity places available:  5 per distance

How You Can Make an Impact:

£500 - is enough to provide basic training for volunteer teachers in Northern Nigeria, where the humanitarian crisis has seen 19,000 teachers displaced.

£350 - can equip and refurbish a whole classroom, giving children in rural Sierra Leone a better quality education.

Why run the South Downs Trail Marathon for Street Child: 

We’ll be behind you every step of the way! When you fundraise with us you’ll get:

  • An exclusive Street Child running vest or t-shirt
  • Tailored training plans to help you go the distance
  • Our fundraising pack filled with ideas and activities
  • Regular newsletters with training tips and interesting stories
  • One-on-one support and mentoring from a member of our team
  • And… exclusive discount at Runner’s Need, Cotswold Outdoors and Cycle Surgery for every Street Child fundraiser.

Click here to register your interest in a charity place running across the beautiful South Downs and helping Street Child make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children. Or get in touch at

Earlier Event: May 20
Hackney Half Marathon
Later Event: September 9
Great North Run