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Three Forts Challenge!    2021  Completed, BUT  >>  Virtual 3FC available until end of September.

In 2021 we again supported Ferring Country Centre, a local independent charity that provides meaningful training and work experience for people with learning difficulties.  We have raised over £75,000  in the last six years. 

YOU CAN HELP US  -  Run a 2021 Virtual 3FC at a time and route of your choice.  Medal and special Covid Comemorative technical T-shirt.  Just send your time and route details to Race Director, Mike Airey at  airey2005@btinternet.com. 

Click the 'Enter Now' button and choose your distance.

 

For 2022 the 3FC date will be Sunday 1 May.  Entries due to open on 1 September this year.

Current information >>

  • Venue: Recreation ground, Hill Barn Lane, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 9QF.  Grid ref: 142050.  OS Sheets Landranger 98 & Explorer 121. (exit A27 at its eastern junction with the A24). See location map
  • Chips will be sent out with the race numbers direct to runners about two weeks before the event.
  • Start Times: Marathon 9am, Half Marathon 9.15am  EARLIER START TIMES.   Maximum marathon run time is SIX HOURS.
  • Finish: The event closes at 3pm.  All entrants are expected to complete their events by this time.
  • Safety: Participants are responsible for their own safety, especially when crossing roads.  Suitable clothing should be worn.  If neccessary, 'Covid safe' measures will be in place at the start/finish area and across the course.  Runners will be expected to run with their own hydration and supplies.  Water and supplies can be replenished at Aid Stations on a self help basis.  Staff will be available to give guidance at each Aid Station.
  • Retirements: Except in an emergency, retirements should only take place at an Aid Station by reporting to one of the Marshals.  There will be limited transport back to the finish.
  • Full results will be displayed on the website.
  • Facilities: Changing rooms, showers and toilets.  Hot food, cakes and drinks will be available at the Start/Finish.  St John Ambulance will be in attendance all day. 
  • Parking: At Worthing College (200 spaces) and local parking. Please follow directions.
  • Accommodation:  Assistance can be obtained from Worthing Borough Council Information Centre, Chapel Road, Worthing.  01903 221307

Three Forts Challenge May 2021

  • 23/05/2021, 09:00 - 30/09/2021, 23:59

    Virtual Three Forts Challenge - Marathon

    £20.00
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    Description

    The virtual Three Forts Challenge Marathon has been made available to all 3FC entrants who are not able to take part on the rearranged date for the 2021 3FC.  

    Entrants for the virtual event can complete the distance on a course of their choice and can complete the distance in one or more sessions.  By competing they are supporting the main event on 23 May and will receive the event T-shirt and Medal.

    Arrangements for submitting results will be made known when details are finalised.  

  • 23/05/2021, 09:00 - 30/09/2021, 23:59

    Virtual Three Forts Challenge - Half Marathon

    £20.00
    More Details
    Description

    The virtual Three Forts Challenge Half Marathon has been made available to all 3FC entrants who are not able to take part on the rearranged date for the 2021 3FC.  

    Entrants for the virtual event can complete the distance on a course of their choice and can complete the distance in one or more sessions.  By competing they are supporting the main event on 23 May and will receive the event T-shirt and Medal.

    Arrangements for submitting results will be made known when details are finalised.  

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