A mammoth running relay race from London to Brighton.
London, Brighton, and various locations in Sussex.
Title: "BRIGHTON RELAY RACE. 16 Teams of ten runners from the leading Harrier Clubs, put up magnificent struggle all along the London - Brighton Road".
C/U of the clock face of Big Ben, the hands are at 11 o'clock. M/S of a tightly packed group of runners coming down a crowd lined street, people cheer them on enthusiastically.
Intertitle: "Horley - half way".
High angled shot of a crowd lined country lane, a man runs into frame and passes a baton to a fellow club member. We see two more sets of running partners swop batons on the same stretch of road. The runners are separated by a greater distance now.
Intertitle: "Surrey A.C. won in 4 hrs. 50 mins. 0 1/5 secs.". (i.e. 4 hrs 50 mins. 45 secs.)
Panning shot follows the winning runner coming over the finishing line, he is swallowed up by a crowd of well-wishers. M/S of an ornate clock tower in Brighton, looks like it might be on one of the piers. The time reads 10 minutes to 4 o'clock.