This page lists the known charity and sporting events on the SDW, for those people who might want to join an event (or avoid one!). Many of these are annual events. For details, just click on the event you are interested in. Please note that the SDW team does NOT organise any of these events and this list may not be exhaustive - for details such as accurate start/finish times and entry forms please contact the organisers direct.
Organisers of events, please let the SDW Trail Officer know what you're planning and when so that clashes can be avoided. Please also read the South Downs Way events guidelines document which you can download here, this will give you advice in organising a safe event and help prevent you from running in to trouble. Thank you. You can contact the South Downs Way officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brendon Pleasure Ride 2013 Start: 17 February 2013 | End: 17 February 2013 http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/Southdowns/event.asp?PageId=10&EventId=98 An opportunity to ride the beautiful South Downs, following mainly good grass downland tracks and a few hard chalk tracks and a few steep hills but with the reward of glorious views. A ride not to be missed! Class 1: 24km Class 2: 14km Class 3: 5km (Lead Rein/RDA)
- South Downs Ride - Endurance GB Start: 7 April 2013 | End: 7 April 2013 http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/Southdowns/event.asp?PageId=10&EventId=75 Long distance horse ride organised by Endurance GB starting at Findon.
- Plumpton Pleasure Ride - Endurance GB Start: 19 May 2013 | End: 19 May 2013 http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/Southdowns/event.asp?PageId=10&EventId=17 Endurance Horse Ride in the Plumpton area taking in some of the South Downs Way.