We would like to offer athletes looking to run a fast time at Brighton Marathon free entry into the 2018 event.

Category A runners will receive free entry plus accommodation and reasonable travel expenses. Category B runners will receive free entry only.

All prize funds will be for British athletes only. We will not be having an invited International Athletes field at the 2018 Brighton Marathon.

If you meet the standards set out below you can apply for an elite club runner entry in the Brighton Marathon 2018. If your application is successful you will receive complimentary entry and will have the opportunity to start at Withdean Park, which is the start reserved for elite / club runners.

Your qualifying time must have been achieved after 1 January 2016.


Category A:

Free entry, accommodation and reasonable travel expenses

Men

Full marathon: sub 2hrs 30  //  Half marathon sub 1hr 10

Women

Full marathon: sub 3hrs //  Half marathon sub 1hr 22


Category B:

Free entry only

We would also like to make free entries available (but we cannot offer travel and accommodation expenses) to those who have completed a marathon or half marathon in the same time, or faster than, the times listed below:

Men

Full marathon: sub 2hrs 45  //  Half marathon sub 1hr 15

Women

Full marathon: sub 3hrs 15 //  Half marathon sub 1hr 30


2018 Brighton Marathon Prize Fund

British Athletes only – Men and Women prize fund

1st Place – £2,000
2nd Place – £1,000
3rd Place – £750
4th Place – £400
5th Place – £300
6th Place – £200
7th Place – £100
8th Place – £50

Male / Female Time Bonuses

Course record (2:09:25 / 2:28:50) – £5,000
First place and Sub 2:12 / 2:32 – £2,500
First place and Sub 2:15 / 2:35 – £1,000
First place and Sub 2:16 / 2:36 – £750
Finish in Top 3 and run Sub 2:18 / 2:38 – £500
Finish in Top 3 and run Sub 2:20 / 2:40 – £250

How to Apply

To apply for Elite Club runner entry, please contact elites@brightonmarathon.co.uk with a link to your Power of 10 page, or provide a link to the results of the race where you achieved your qualifying performance.

Your qualifying time must have been achieved after 1 January 2016.

Applications must be received by February 23rd 2018.