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Dark Star River Marathon

Darkstar River Marathon

Darkstar Marathon 2023

WE Hope to bring back the Darkstar for2023.

This race has sold out every year.

A 28.2 Trail Marathon up one side of the River Adur picking up a part of the Downslink past the Dark Star Brewery at Partridge Green and back down the other side.

The start will be at Shoreham Sea Scout Hut BN43 5LT (next to Adur Outdoor Centre) at 09:00 registration from 07:45.

As the event will be held in February, we ask that only runners who have run a Trail Marathon before enter and that all runners have adequate clothing and a mobile phone for the event.

The event has a 6.30 hour cut off. Please note this is not your usual type of marathon!!

  • We guarantee a nice muddy run and fully laden aid stations.
  • We have limited space in this race and you may enter through Sientries.
  • Entry is only £38/40 Affiliated or Unaffiliated.
  • Bag store available
  • This event is being supported by the Dark Star Brewery Company and beer will be available to each runner.
  • Hot home-made soup at the end.

This event we will be run under ARC RUNNING CLUB rules. Permit and insurance details will be on show at the start.

Please note: NO REFUNDS or TRANSFERS on this race as we are trying to keep our race prices low and keep clerical time down to a minimum.

We look forward to seeing you in February. Race details will be sent out nearer the Event.

Route preview here:

Adur marathon