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BHF - London to Brighton Trek

If you're looking for the ultimate walking challenge in 2014, then keep reading. You've go

Jun 21 2014

Jun 22 2014

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Our London to Brighton Trek is a total experience. Come rain or shine you just keep walking. All through the night you'll encounter dark woods, shadowy roads and spooky lanes. All you’ll have to keep you going is your trusty head torch, the support of your team and the thought of your final goal, Brighton!

The trek is the ultimate team event. Ideally, trekkers should take part in a team, partly because of the testing nature of the event and the overnight sections of walking. But the real reason to take part with friends and family is because of the huge sense of achievement you will feel when you cross the finish line together after walking through the day and night. If you don’t want to walk the entire route yourself you could always split the trek into sections and do a team relay!

No team, no problem!
Of course, if you are not part of a team you are still very welcome to join us. We'll support you all the way, and you can always join up with other walkers for the really tough bits.

We’ve specialised in the London to Brighton route for years with our famous bike ride. So you can be sure you’ll be in safe hands with this amazing event from start to finish.

Distance: Approx 62 miles or 100km

Profile: 1,026 metres of climbing

Terrain: Pavement, footpaths, bridleway and unsealed paths

Summary:

  • First 20 miles is relatively flat easy walking.
  • Between 20 -30 miles there are steady inclines
  • 30- 45 miles is an overall steady decline with some small inclines
  • 45-50 miles flat walking
  • Largest incline at approx 50 miles – (approx 150m climbing over the space of about a mile)
  • 5 miles of walking along the coastal promenade to enjoy views of Hove and Brighton
  • At 60 miles large incline up to the finish

Below is an idea of where the route will pass through. Please note that not all locations will have a checkpoint; this list is purely to give you an idea of the route.

  • Kempton Park Race Course – 0 miles
  • Weybridge - 5 miles
  • Pyrford Lock– 9.5 miles
  • Guildford 18.7 miles
  • Shalford – 20 miles
  • Cranleigh - 27miles
  • Rudgewick - 30 miles
  • Southwater - 38 miles
  • Partridge Green - 43 miles
  • Henfield – 45 miles
  • Bramber - 51 miles
  • South Coast - 55 miles
  • Brighton Race Course - 62 miles

Visit http://www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/events/walks-and-hikes/event-information/london-to-brighton-trek.aspx

Admission Price:

£50

Event Type

Active & Health – Walking

Event Contact Details

Events Team

Telephone

0845 130 8663

Email Address

events@bhf.org.uk

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