Saturday 17th July 2021

Run or walk the 36-mile YMCA DownsLink Ultra Challenge route from Guildford to Shoreham-by-Sea and help us put young people experiencing homelessness back on the path to independence.


YMCA DownsLink Challenge details

Date: Saturday 17th July 2021

Location: The Downs Link bridleway between Guildford and Shoreham-by-Sea

Distance: 36 miles

Terrain: Mostly flat

Registration fee: £10

Suggested fundraising pledge: £50


The YMCA DownsLink Challenge Experience

All participants will receive:
# Free YMCA DownsLink Challenge t-shirt
# Free wooden medal to celebrate your achievement!

On the day Downs Link route participants will receive:
# Medical assistance
# A clearly marked route
# Support and enthusiasm along the way
# Dedicated aid stations to refuel!

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What happens after I register?

Once you’ve registered, we’ll send you your Information Pack containing fundraising tips and tricks, what to bring on the day, training ideas and a detailed map of the route with access points and transport options. You’ll also gain access to our YMCA DownsLink Challenge Dropbox, where you can find downloadable social media tiles, wording, a poster and a few other surprises!

Click here to find out more information about the YMCA DownsLink Challenge


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