South Downs Trekathon
  • Convent Field Lewes
    BN7 2XD
  • Saturday 3rd September 8:00am until 6:00pm
Walk 9, 15 or 26 miles with The Passage in the beautiful South Downs countryside.

Join #TeamPassage on the walk of the year as you and your friends take part in this exciting challenge; in the beautiful Sussex countryside! Whether you enjoy a Sunday stroll, a long walk with your four-legged friend, or are an experienced hiker – there’s a distance to suit you.

A team of experienced guides will be with you every step of the way.

Join us for a great day out and help us to support those who have experienced homelessness, and those at risk of becoming street homeless.

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9 miles distance

With a 244m ascent, finishing along the pretty and picturesque River Ouse. This walk can take up to 4.5 hours to complete – download route map.

15 miles distance

With a 593m ascent, this route takes in the highest point in East Sussex, Ditchling Beacon. Enjoy views of rolling patchwork hills meet white coastal cliffs. This walk can take up to 8 hours to complete – download route map.

26 miles distance

With a 943m ascent, experience panoramic views as if you were on the top of the world as the route takes in two highpoints of the South Downs Way, Firle Beacon and the National Trust’s Ditchling Beacon. This walk can take up to 12.5 hours to complete – download route map.

You must be over 18 to take part in the 26 mile challenge.

How we support you

We’re with you every step of the way towards event day with advice and information so you can just focus on your training and fundraising. We’ll also provide:

  • Guaranteed entry into the South Downs Challenge, organised by The Passage
  • Our fundraising and training guide to help you every step of the way
  • Dedicated support from The Passage’s Events Manager
  • Free technical trekking top to personalise and wear on the day
  • Qualified Mountain Leader Guides trekking with you from Clear View Events
  • A warm welcome on the day from The Passage team who will be trekking with you
  • A well-deserved medal and certificate on your completion of the trek
  • A chance to experience some of the UK’s most beautiful scenery
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