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The 2018 Brighton Marathon will take place on Sunday 15th April 2018.
General entries open on Sunday 9 April 2017, and will be available to purchase through the website and on our mobile app.
Entries will be limited to 11,000, with the first 5,500 priced at £55.50, and the remaining 5,500 priced at £65.50
Charity Entries must be secured directly through the charity. Please see our charity listings page to find out which charities have places with us.
You can still raise money for charity if you have a general entry.
No, the entrant fee goes towards the cost of putting on the race. We do however work closely with local, national and international charities in helping them to raise millions of pounds for their causes. For our 2017 race, around 300 charities benefitted from an association with the event.
The minimum age for marathon and 10k participants is 18 on race day – We cannot make any exceptions to this.
The simple answer is No. Your chosen charity may have used this entry for another runner so you need to liaise with them directly. Most likely is that you will need to re-apply for a place with the charity of your choice.
Refunds are administered up until 1st June 2017. After this date NO REFUNDS will be available, only deferrals.
If you have purchased Booking Protect through ACTIVE Network when you completed your registration, you will need to liaise directly with Booking Protect. This is not operated by the Brighton Marathon Weekend team.
The deadline for accommodating requests of this nature is 1st June 2017. Transfers after that date are not possible; you will need to defer your place if you are unable to run.
It is against race rules to transfer your number to another person. If you are found to gift or sell your place to another runner your entry will be deleted and you will not be allowed to enter Brighton Marathon in the future.
If you are no longer able to complete the full distance of the Marathon but would still like to be involved in the weekend, you can transfer your entry to the BM10k.
To arrange this please head to the contact page and let us know that you would like to do this. The deadline for any requests of this nature will be 5pm on the 23rd March 2018.
You will still be able to defer your marathon entry to the following year.
You will need to contact your charity directly to discuss cancellations along with terms and conditions involved.
You will have received their contact information when you registered with them.
You can change most details by accessing your account via: https://passport.active.com. Once logged in, please select your name in the top right corner, and then ‘Upgrade Account’, from where you can select ‘Profile Settings’ from the left-hand menu in order to update your details.
You will be able to choose your starting race corral when you collect your Race Pack. This will give you the chance to choose your start time according to the time you think you will run once you have completed your training. It will also allow you to start with your friends or training partners. Corral information will be available in your Participant Instructions.
You will hear from us towards the end of February/beginning of March 2018.
Please email in to the office through the contact form in order to request this change.
I registered my interest in being considered for selection to run for England at Masters age group level. What happens now?
Your information will be sent through to England Athletics regarding you interest in this opportunity, and they will be in touch with you to confirm the necessary details and how to register with them.
Send us an email through our contact form and request that we send you another copy of your confirmation email.
Alternatively, you can wait until the month before the event when we will be resending everyone their confirmation email.
We keep our participants up to date with regular emails and newsletters throughout the year. This will include vital information relating to race day so please do be sure to read them. If you unsubscribe, we cannot guarantee you will receive the most up to date information about the event. Please also keep an eye out on the website and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
The BM10k will take place on Sunday 15 April 2018 and will start in Preston Park at 9:00am, ahead of the Brighton Marathon.
The 2018 event takes place Sunday 15th April 2018. General entries for the BM10k are now closed; you can still enter the BM10k and run for a charity, a full list of charities holding places is available here.