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Brighton Marathon

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Brighton Marathon

Brighton, East Sussex

BN2 1TB, Brighton, United Kingdom

Sun 7th April 2024

Organiser's Description

The Brighton Marathon Weekend returns on Sunday 7 April 2024 and charity entries are open now!

This incredible festival of running, held in the iconic seaside city, includes the flagship Brighton Marathon, held on a stunning 26.2-mile course that starts in the heart of the city and finishes in style on Brighton’s world-famous seafront.

Course Details

A scenic course that starts in the heart of the city and takes in all of the famous landmarks and along the seafront.
The atmosphere is electric with community support that is second to none.

What's Included

Brighton Marathon Weekend begins on the Friday of event weekend when the Beach Village opens its doors. Soak up the atmosphere and excitement and make a weekend of it in beautiful Brighton & Hove with its buzzing community, bars, restaurants and tourist spots.

Friends and family can join you and take part in the BM10k, BM Ride or Mini Mile Races. Or they can track you on the mobile app on Race Day and meet you at the Beach Village to celebrate post run.

In the months preceding the event, receive excellent training support and advice as well as information to support your participation.

  • Chip timing
  • Inclusion on the mobile app for live tracking and results
  • Official event technical t-shirt or choose to plant a tree with Trees Not Tees
  • Beautiful Medal
  • Goody bag
  • Individual runner number and race pack including kit bag
  • Kit bag storage in the Beach Village at the finish
  • Water stations and gel stations
  • Cheer points, bands and music on course
  • Access to the Beach Village and Expo with food, drink and entertainment, seminars, live screens and shopping
  • Training plans
  • Email runner communications and support

How to Get There

Parking will not be available in the immediate vicinity of all sites due to road closures so we advise any spectators to walk from Brighton Station or park outside of the road closures and walk in. Spectator walking routes and crossing points will be available in the Event Programme and on the website closer to the event. You will be able to view road closures here, closer to the event date.

Participants and spectators can make use of our Park & Ride service on Race Day, which will offer shuttle buses to the Start and from the Finish.

We strongly advise against travelling into the city centre on the morning of the event as there will be road closures in place and parking restrictions.

Participants will be notified by email when Park & Ride opens.

Brighton mainline station is only a 15 minute walk from the marathon and 10k start in Preston Park, while London Road station is 10 minutes. Please check the train services are running as expected in the days preceding the event in case of engineering works or reduced services.
Preston Park rail station will be closed on Race Day due to capacity issues.
Bus services will be subject to diversion on Race Sunday, so please do continue to check the Brighton & Hove Bus Company website for the most up to date travel information and full timetables.

London Gatwick is the closest airport and is 30 minutes away by train (trains run direct from the airport to Brighton mainline station) or 35-40 minutes by car.

London Heathrow is about 2 hours away by train or coach. Visit National Express for details of drop off points in Brighton and to book coach tickets.

Parking

Participants and spectators can make use of our Park & Ride service on Race Day, which will offer shuttle buses to the Start and from the Finish.

We strongly advise against travelling into the city centre on the morning of the event as there will be road closures in place and parking restrictions.

There are several major car parks across the city - please check NCP or Just Park for. info.

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Deimante Lipciuk

Janet Acton

Kai Clarricoats

Kai Mason

Kirstie Eagle-Bruce

Reuben Richards

nathan pratt

Location

Brighton, East Sussex

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