Stinger 2018

 

STEYNING A.C. PRESENTS

THE 17TH STINGER

Sunday 4th March 2018

Full Marathon (approx) & Half Marathon (approx)

A personal challenge for Runner, Joggers and Walkers.

Held under UK Athletics rules

TRA Permit No. 1333

stinger medal 002

 

 

Online entries for 2018 are now open

steyningstinger2018.eventbrite.com

 

Postal entries will be available shortly.

All race enquiries: steyningstinger@gmail.com

 

 

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 seventeenth year and takes place on the first Sunday in March. Information is available on the Routes, Drinks Stations, Marshalling and Race Photography.
If you would like an idea of the what to expect on the day, Stephen Cousins produced a video whilst taking part in the 2015 event. The video can be viewed here.

PREVIOUS RESULTS
2017 Results

2016 Results

2015 Results
2014 Results
2013 Results
2012 Results
2011 Results
2010 Results

COURSE RECORDS

Male

Female

Marathon

2:52.50

(2014 Danny Kendall Cambridge Harriers)

3:25.53

(2007 Lucy Brooks Serpentine)

Half-marathon

1:23.05

(2006 James Walker Steyning AC)

1:32.29

(2009 Gill Wheeler Hailsham Harriers)


Routes:

The links below show both routes.

The Full Marathon course (26.2 miles) includes four ‘stings’ up to the top of the downs.
Click here for interactive map.

The Half Marathon course (13.2 miles) includes two ‘stings’.
Click here for interactive map.


Drinks Stations:

Drinks Stations are situated at:
Position Distance interval Distance (miles)
  • Washington (A24 bridge)
4.5
4.5
  • North Farm (A24 bridge)
3.5
8.0
  • Cissbury Ring car park
4.66
12.66
  • Cissbury Ring car park (after circuit)
3.84
16.5
  • Bostal Road car park
1.7
18.2
  • Bostal Road car park (after circuit)
3.46
21.66
  • Upper Beeches
2.34
24.0
  • Finish
2.2
26.2

Each of these is marked on the plan view maps as a Marshall point with an additional ‘DRINKS’ marker.


Marshalling points:

In addition to the Drinks Stations above, the following points will be marshalled and are shown as Marshall points on the map:

Position
  • Wiston House
  • Chanctonbury Ring Road
  • Washington (old road)
  • Sullington Hill (old barn)
  • Chanctonbury x-roads (Lion’s Bank)
  • Worthing Golf Course (south side)
  • Steep Down (south side)

 

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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