Steyning AC

Supporting Sport in the Community

2015 Stinger

March 6, 2011

STEYNING A.C. PRESENTS

THE 14TH STINGER

Sunday 1st March 2015

Full Marathon (approx) & Half Marathon (approx)

A personal challenge for Runner, Joggers and Walkers.

Held under UK Athletics rules

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Both events are challenging, multi-terrain courses across the South Downs near Steyning.

 

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RACE DETAILS
The Steyning Stinger is a cross-country hill run or walk through the South Downs between Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea, inaugurated in 2002. It now in its thirteenth year and takes place on the first Sunday in March. Information is available on the Routes, Drinks Stations, Marshalling and Race Photography.

PREVIOUS RESULTS


2014 Results
2013 Results
2012 Results
2011 Results
2010 Results

COURSE RECORDS

Male

Female

Marathon

2:52.50 (2014 Danny Kendall)

3:25.53 (2007 Lucy Brooks)

Half-marathon

1:23.04 (2006)

1:32.29 (2009 Gill Wheeler)


Routes:

The links below show both routes.

  • The Full Marathon course (26.2 miles) includes four ‘stings’ up to the top of the downs.
  • The Half Marathon course (13.2 miles) includes two ‘stings’.

Drinks Stations:

Drinks Stations are situated at:
Position Distance interval Distance (miles)
  • Washington (A24 bridge)
4.0
4.0
  • North Farm (A24 bridge)
3.66
7.66
  • Chanctonbury x-roads (Lion’s Bank)
2.64
10.3
  • Cissbury Ring car park
1.85
12.15
  • Cissbury Ring car park (after circuit)
3.81
15.96
  • Bostal Road car park
1.47
17.43
  • Bostal Road car park (after circuit)
2.92
20.35
  • Chanctonbury x-roads (Lion’s Bank)
3.0
23.35
  • Finish (Charlton Court)
2.85
26.2

Each of these is marked on the plan view maps at a numbered spot, with an additional ‘DS’ marker.


Marshalling points:

In addition to the Drinks Stations above, the following points will be marshalled:

Position
  • Wiston House
  • Wiston Road
  • Washington (old road)
  • Sullington Hill (old barn)
  • Worthing Golf Course (south side)
  • Steep Down (north side)

These marshalling points are not explicitly marked on the map, but are identified as such in the information page for each marshalled point.

Race Photography:

Photos will be taken on the day by
 
… and finally, you may find a look at Marathon Training useful.

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