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South Downs Trek

The St Barnabas House South Downs Trek is back with a brand new marathon distance route taking place on Saturday 28 September 2019.


Registration for the South Downs Trek 2019 is now closed!

South Downs Trek 2017
South Downs Trek 2017
South Downs Trek finish (36)
South Downs Trek 2017
South Downs Trek 2017

On the day information

We are really looking forward to seeing you for your marathon challenge this Saturday! Please find links below to the final information that you will need on the day, including joining instructions and FAQs.

Joining Instructions


Please arrive by 6.15am at the latest, the trek will start promptly at 7am from Northbrook College, Goring, BN12 6NU.


The event is still going ahead as planned. If the weather conditions continue to worsen and the event needs to be cancelled you will contacted the morning of the challenge by text. Please keep a close eye on your phone.

The weather is set to be windy and may rain. Please ensure you are dressed appropriately for the conditions. Layers, water proofs and sturdy boots are highly recommended. The ground may be soggy and waterlogged so please be prepared!

If you have any concerns or questions with regards to the weather please get in touch with the team on 01903 706354 or events@stbh.org.uk

The route

Please note a more detailed route will be provided to you on the morning of registration.

South Downs Trek Route Map

What’s included?

  • Eye catching South Downs Trek t-shirt
  • Lunch provided
  • Refreshment stops on route
  • Souvenir medal
  • Glass of bubbly on completion of your challenge
  • Stunning views across the South Downs
  • Reflection time in our Chapel or courtyard gardens on completion of your challenge

Your sponsorship

Your entry fees cover the cost of putting on the event only. To help us reach everyone who needs hospice care from St Barnabas House we ask everyone taking part to raise a minimum of £250. The Events Team at St Barnabas House is here to support you throughout your fundraising. Why not get in touch and see how we can help?

01903 706354 | events@stbh.org.uk

Did you know: On average, a collection tin raises £87.16, contact the team to get yours.

How your sponsor money might be spent:

  • £35 will allow a patient to enjoy a bath in one of our fully assisted bathrooms.
  • £181 will provide for a whole night’s care for a patient, allowing their carer to benefit from a good night’s sleep
  • £250 will allow us to hold a social evening for bereaved clients allowing them to gain support from their peers and meet with others who have suffered a loss.
  • £329 will pay for a full 24 hours of hospice at home for a local person.
  • £625 will fund the cost of a 24 hour stay at the In-Patient Unit for a patient.

Click here for further fundraising tips.