2017 Stinger

STEYNING A.C. PRESENTS

THE 16TH STINGER

Sunday 5th March 2017

Full Marathon (approx) & Half Marathon (approx)

A personal challenge for Runner, Joggers and Walkers.

Held under UK Athletics rules

TRA Permit No. 535

stinger medal 002

 

The final results for 2017 are available here
2017 Stinger Final Results

All race enquiries: steyningstinger@gmail.com


 “Free race images are now available from SSP – just buy the free ones from the gallery!”

Go to the gallery here:

http://sspimg.com/SteyningStinger-Gallery-2017

Simply Search by your race number, click add to basket, and select all the images. Then select the free image download from the download list (double check that the price is shown as £0.00) – it’s the one at the top.

Then checkout – because they are free, there is no transaction, and you will receive your download link automatically by email after a few moments.

Options to get prints or a higher resolution images or collections are also listed on the basket choices, please read the instructions and descriptions on the website for more information and guidance.”

Lost Property
We still have three pairs of unclaimed running shoes left outside Race HQ.
Please can you check if your are missing your shoes and that you have the correct pair.
We have one competitor whose running shoes disappeared from outside the HQ.
We also one pair of gloves left with a Marshall out on the course.
Please contact me to arrange to get any of the above items back.
We will keep these for a short period. Anything unclaimed will then be donated to charity.
RUN Worthing
Don’t forget that your race number also entitles you to a discount at RUN in Worthing.
Please take a look at the details at the top of your race number.
2018 Race
The entries for the 2018 event will open around the beginning of November.
Please check the club website later in the year for more details.
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 sixteenth 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
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.

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)
4.5
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
  • Chactonbury 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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