KEITH CHANDLER MEMORIAL ROAD RACE
(Part of the Sussex Grand Prix)
SUNDAY 2nd JUNE 2024, 9.30 am
This fast, flat, accurately measured, 5-mile course (mainly on Hastings seafront) returned for its 17th anniversary, and the route once again included a 550m loop of the town’s historic pier as this was a really popular part of the 2022 event.
It was also be a part of the prestigious Sussex Grand Prix season)
This Hastings Runners’ flagship event has so far raised over £65,000 for St. Michael’s Hospice.
With a race limit of 600 runners, early entry is always advised.
Full range of prizes available, including cash prizes for breaking male and female course records.
Chip timing and race registration by Sports Systems.
Men’s course record – Oliver Prior (Ashford AC) 25.57 (2022)
Women’s course record – Grace Baker (Hastings AC) 28.29 (2022)
SEE 2023’s FULL RESULTS here
Main sponsors: Love Hastings.Com who represent local businesses in the town centre and kindly cover the cost of the excellent race medals; Wisdens who supply the majority of the individual trophies and team awards; The White Rock Hotel; Only Coco Chocolates – 2nd lady finisher.
Race video – 2023
Club: Ashford AC
Club: HAstings AC
What our charity beneficiaries say…
Community & Corporate Fundraiser, St. Michael’s Hospice
P”Thank you so much again for all your incredible support and I am delighted that you chose to support St Michael’s Hospice. I had a fantastic time at the event. Everything felt very well organised, and the buzz of the runners and the volunteer team was infectious. We are very much looking forward to working with you again next year!”
Challenge Event Fundraiser, St. Michael’s Hospice
“On behalf of everyone here at St Michaels Hospice, I wanted to express our heartfelt gratitude for your incredible donation of £4,779.24. Your generosity truly warms our hearts, and we cannot thank you enough for choosing to support our cause. Your donation arrives at a crucial time, and the impact it will have on our hospice cannot be overstated. Your dedication and hard work in organising this event reflect the spirit of unity and compassion that defines our community. The funds you’ve raised will enable us to continue providing essential care, comfort, and support to those in need, ensuring that they can face their challenges with the dignity and grace they deserve.”
What the runners say…
Race Winner – 2023
“I would like to say what a well organised event you put on at the weekend, I really enjoyed myself!”
Ladies Race Winner 2023
“I really enjoyed the race and had a lovely weekend away in Hastings, will hope to be back next year for sure! Thanks for organising such a fun and well run event.”
Ladies Runner-up 2023
Point of Sale hardware, the till at a shop check out, has become very complex over the past ten years.
Landmarks along the route
You are running through Hastings, so you are running through history. Although we knoow you will be concentrating on your time here’s what you will pass along the way.
Photos from 2022