There are three separate events on offer at Race to the King.


Steep in history and designed to cater both to seasoned runners seeking a fast 100k race and first-timers just hoping to finish in one piece, Race to the King’s spectacular 100k course is truly fit for royalty.

Distance: 102.7km
Elevation: 1550m

Limited Early Bird Entry: £145


The perfect first ultra. Flat and runnable without skimping on scenery, the 50k Coastal course offers spectacular views around Chichester Harbour before gently climbing back onto the South Downs.

Distance: 50km
Elevation: 500m

Limited Early Bird Entry: £65


The ideal ‘next step’ on your ultra journey. An undulating course along the South Downs, passing the ancient Arundel Castle before returning to West Dean Gardens via the Monarch’s Way.

Distance: 52.7km
Elevation: 1040m

Limited Early Bird Entry: £65

Other Ways to Enter

Enter for Charity

Every year, Race to the King raises thousands for good causes via charity fundraiser participants.

Whether you’re taking on a 50km challenge or tackling the full 100km route, you’ll benefit from reduced entry fees starting at just £30 when you commit to fundraising for charity.

Your charity of choice will part-fund your place and will provide you with all the support and materials to help you reach your target.

Enter a Corporate Team

Bonds aren’t build in the boardroom – we have a range of corporate packages available, with special rates and extras we can provide to help you make the most of your weekend out on the trails together.

Event Partners
Gold Charity Partners