Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend

When I signed up for the Mid Sussex Marathon Weekend a few weeks ago, the weather was cold and grey and I thought it would be a good way to make the most of a miserable bank holiday weekend – needless to say I was having second thoughts as the weekend approached with talk of the hottest early May Bank Holiday on record – what idiot would put themselves through three days of racing in the heat when it could be spent sitting in a pub garden or generally relaxing and enjoying the sunshine??!!?

Well it appeared that there were nearly 300 such “idiots” who ran the three events which make up this really enjoyable but very challenging series of races which total a marathon over the three days.

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Bluebell Run

Meet Harrisons Rocks car park in Groombridge for a 9.30am start. The carpark costs £1 per hour (I think) so dont forget to bring some coins for parking – or park in the village and run down to the car park!

I’ve attached a map showing the three routes – most of us usually do the middle route at a sociable pace with plenty of re-grouping and pausing to admire the scenery and take photos.

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