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New Year….New Race

Join us for this brand-new addition to the popular Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend in 2020! 

After another successful year in 2019, when over 1600 runners took part in the three days, the weekend returns for a nineth time in 2020 with the addition of a Half Marathon option.

The Mid Sussex Half Marathon Weekend

Saturday, Sunday and Monday May 23rd – 25th May 2020

A three race series. All races start at 10.30 am

 Mid Sussex East Grinstead 5 Mile – Saturday May 23rd 2020

Mid Sussex Haywards Heath 5 Mile – Sunday May 24th 2020

Mid Sussex Burgess Hill 5K – Monday May 25th 2020  

Mid Sussex Half Marathon 13.1 Miles-23-24th May 2020

Run them individually – or take part in all three, run 13.1 miles and receive a specially designed Commemorative Mid Sussex Half Marathon Weekend Medal.  

All three races held under UKA Rules. UKA Licence to be applied for.  

Using undulating roads, trails and pathways in and around Mid Sussex, the races are run over mainly traffic free routes.

Would suit runners of all standards including those new to 5 mile races and those looking to take part in their first race. 

Prizes/trophies for: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female runners. 

Venues: 

Saturday 23rd May 2020: East Grinstead Rugby Club, St Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4JU

Sunday 24th May 2020: Victoria Park, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4LU

Monday 25th May 2020: Burgess Hill Academy, Station Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 9EA 

Entry Now Open!

Date Announced for MSMW 2020!

Following a recent announcement , the early May Bank Holiday date will be moved to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, therefore we have decided to move the date of the Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend 2020 to the late bank holiday weekend in May.

We can confirm the event will now take place on the following dates;

Saturday 23rd May 2020: East Grinstead 10 Mile

Sunday 24th May 2020: Haywards Heath 10 Mile

Monday 25th May 2020: Burgess Hill 10K

The Mid Sussex Family Fun Run and Junior Mile Races will also take place on each day of the event.

Don’t forget our early bird offer is still open until the end of August 2019, so why not enter now?

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Please get in touch if you have any questions or queries regarding the change of date.

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Over indulged this Christmas?

If you need to burn off those extra calories, now might be the time to take up running!

There are plenty of ways to get started, like the running course offered by Mid Sussex Wellbeing or find out about running clubs in your area. Start now and you’ll be ready to enter MSMW2020 before you know it!

East Grinstead 10 Mile Race 2020

The Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend 2020 kicks off with a 10-mile race in East Grinstead. Here’s a look back to 2019:

Photo credit: Just Simon Photography

……. and this is what’s in store for 2020:

Date: Saturday 23rd May 2020

Start time: The race will take place at 10.30am following the Mid Sussex Fun Run at 9.30am and the Mid Sussex Mile at 10.00am.

Location: The race headquarters, start and finish are at the East Grinstead Rugby Club, Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JU.

Route: The race starts at the East Grinstead Rugby Club and, after a short road section, joins the footpaths and trails down to, and around, Weir Wood Reservoir. Virtually all of the route is off-road and traffic free. Participants then return to the Rugby Club for the finish.

We hope you can join us!

Does the heat remind you of MSMW 2018?

Gosh it’s a scorcher this weekend! It certainly takes us back to MSMW 2018 when temperatures hit 26 degrees!

If you’re running in the heat this week, here are some tips from Runners World.

and don’t forget to sign up by 31st August to benefit from our early bird offer!