The 2021 event is going ahead as planned with adjustments for Covid-19 transmission risk mitigation. For the latest information head to the Covid tab here

Centurion Running

South Downs Way 50

17 Apr 2021

Race Full

Course Records

Tom Evans (M)



Julia Davis (F)




Registration and bib collection will be in the West Cafe in Worthing College, Hll Barn Lane, Worthing, BN14 9QF. Please note there is another Worthing College address in Bolsover Road. It is not that one. The college has parking and is adjacent to the recreation ground (2 minute walk) where the race will start. 

The race start is at The Recreation ground, Hill Barn Lane, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 9QF. There is parking at the start and marshalls will indicate where you should leave your car. If you are taking the shuttle bus you may leave the car for the duration of the race. 

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.


The nearest rail station to the start is Worthing Station. Timetables can be checked at

Walking directions from the station: Turn right and go to the level crossing, turn right into South Farm Road, head north passing a small parade of shops, keep going. Worthing High School is on the left. Continue on past another parade of shops. Broadwater Cemetery is on the right. Keep going until reaching Broadwater Green. Head for the roundabout in the northern corner A24/A27. Cross to the far side which is Hillbarn Lane. The start is in the recreation ground up the lane and to the right.

The nearest rail station to the finish is Hampden Park. Timetables can be checked at


The government rules around accommodation over the weekend of the event are as follows:

12th April - 16th May: Overnight stays away from home in this country will be permitted and self-contained accommodation - those that do not require shared use of bathing, entry/exit, catering or sleeping facilities - can also reopen, though must only be used by members of the same household.

Runners should seek self accomodation options such as some of those on offer through airbnb.


There will be ONE shuttle leaving at 9:45pm from the finish at Eastbourne Sports Club Athletics Track. The shuttle will make one stop only, back at Hillbarn Recreation Ground for runners to collect their vehicles. Competitors who wish to take the shuttle will need to select that option during the registration process. There is an additional charge of £15 for the shuttle. For 2021 the shuttle is now full and no more tickets can be offered.