The South Downs Relay: A Personal View

97 miles of the South Downs Way, from Beachy Head to Winchester, divided into 18 legs of between 3.75 and 8 miles; almost entirely off-road, with some very difficult and even dangerous terrain for a runner; numerous ascents, excruciatingly steep, or long, or both; teams of 6 runners, each tackling 3 non-consecutive…