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Running in South Downs is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes in South Downs—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.

Intermediate
01:00
5.81 mi
Intermediate
01:04
5.52 mi
Difficult
01:57
10.0 mi
Difficult
02:34
14.3 mi
Difficult
04:58
25.8 mi
Intermediate
00:33
3.29 mi
Difficult
02:20
12.3 mi
Difficult
05:15
28.3 mi
Intermediate
01:09
5.88 mi
Difficult
05:13
27.6 mi
Intermediate
01:30
8.15 mi
Difficult
02:14
12.6 mi
Intermediate
01:31
8.30 mi
Intermediate
01:14
6.83 mi
Intermediate
01:29
7.64 mi
Intermediate
01:04
6.06 mi
Intermediate
01:40
9.22 mi
Difficult
02:55
15.7 mi
Intermediate
01:13
6.65 mi
Difficult
03:30
18.6 mi

The 20 best runs in South Downs

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    1
    Intermediate
    01:00
    5.81 mi
    5.8 mph
    225 ft
    225 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    2
    Intermediate
    01:04
    5.52 mi
    5.2 mph
    525 ft
    525 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    Difficult
    01:57
    10.0 mi
    5.2 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    4
    Difficult
    02:34
    14.3 mi
    5.6 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Difficult
    04:58
    25.8 mi
    5.2 mph
    3,175 ft
    3,150 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    6
    Intermediate
    00:33
    3.29 mi
    5.9 mph
    50 ft
    50 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    7
    Difficult
    02:20
    12.3 mi
    5.3 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    8
    Difficult
    05:15
    28.3 mi
    5.4 mph
    2,900 ft
    2,900 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    9
    Intermediate
    01:09
    5.88 mi
    5.1 mph
    575 ft
    575 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    10
    Difficult
    05:13
    27.6 mi
    5.3 mph
    3,400 ft
    3,400 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    11
    Intermediate
    01:30
    8.15 mi
    5.4 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    12
    Difficult
    02:14
    12.6 mi
    5.6 mph
    1,050 ft
    1,050 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    13
    Intermediate
    01:31
    8.30 mi
    5.5 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    14
    Intermediate
    01:14
    6.83 mi
    5.6 mph
    350 ft
    350 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    15
    Intermediate
    01:29
    7.64 mi
    5.2 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    16
    Intermediate
    01:04
    6.06 mi
    5.7 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    17
    Intermediate
    01:40
    9.22 mi
    5.5 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    18
    Difficult
    02:55
    15.7 mi
    5.4 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
    19
    Intermediate
    01:13
    6.65 mi
    5.5 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
    20
    Difficult
    03:30
    18.6 mi
    5.3 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,800 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.

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